• Does Heathen Address White Feminism On Purpose?

    Does Heathen Address White Feminism On Purpose?0

    Heathen #6 Natasha Alterici (words, illustrations, colors), Rachel Deering (letters) Vault Comics February 21, 2018 When I first read the collected Heathen graphic novel last year the story spoke to me in ways that I could not fully express, both personally as a queer woman and as a feminist. This lesbian viking mythos that writer,

  • PUBWATCH: Cracking Open The Vault (Jan/Feb 2018)

    PUBWATCH: Cracking Open The Vault (Jan/Feb 2018)2

    Hello! It’s been a bit since our first Pubwatch for Vault—we had some technical difficulties to iron out. Thankfully we’ve gotten through those, so we should be pretty on top of releases going forward. Because of the delay, this’ll be a super-sized entry, covering both January and February’s releases. We’ve got a lot to cover,

  • Treasures in the Vault: the Women In Front Covers Initiative0

    If you don’t know about it already, Vault Comics is an up and coming indie comics publisher that Women Write About Comics has covered several times. Vault Comics, or Vault, is a privately owned independent comics publisher founded in 2016 by two ambitious and enthusiastic brothers, Damian and Adrian Wassel. They partnered with Art Director Nathan

  • Cracking Open The Vault: Yes! Another PUBWATCH!

    Cracking Open The Vault: Yes! Another PUBWATCH!0

    Welcome to the inaugural Vault PUBWATCH! Every month, Corissa Haury and I will be bringing you the latest releases from Vault Comics, plus a bit of commentary on each. We’re almost too late for a November one, but we’re juuuuust squeaking by, and you can expect future posts to be a little more timely going

  • Alien Bounty Hunter

    Alien Bounty Hunter0

    After my experience with Failsafe, I was not inclined to give Vault Comics a fair shake. It seems silly to let my read of one book affect another, but when a book like that sees print, it can cast doubt over the standards of the entire line—I feel the same way about Marvel’s continued employment

  • Failsafe: One to Keep in the Vault

    Failsafe: One to Keep in the Vault0

    I threw out an entire draft before this one. It was about 500 words and it was picking, bit by bit, at my thoughts about these comics, without ever really digging into the meat of them. The meat is this: Failsafe is a bad comic book. It’s a bad enough comic book that it angers