• The 9 Weirdest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures

    The 9 Weirdest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures3

    • January 13, 2018

    The ’80s were a wild time for cartoons. Driven by toy sales and draconian advertising laws that restricted toy adverts aimed at kids, this wild west mentality led to some of the best and most beloved kids’ Saturday morning classics like Transformers, G.I. Joe, He-Man, and on the tail end of all of that was

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  • Al Simmons and Me: 25 Years of Spawn and Life

    Al Simmons and Me: 25 Years of Spawn and Life0

    I had just turned 18, was graduating from high school, and about go out into the big bad world. Like many people my age, I was struggling to figure out what adulthood meant and thinking about how I wanted to spend it. Who did I want to be? Where did I want to go? What

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  • Too Many T-Shirts: My Life in Comic Book Merch

    Too Many T-Shirts: My Life in Comic Book Merch0

    The culture of comics fandom has shifted so much over the last twenty years that it’s almost unrecognisable. It’s become this symbiotic thing that lives and breathes as part of pop culture, television, and film. The juxtaposition between the world after the Marvel Cinematic Universe and The Walking Dead — t-shirts on every second person on

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  • Colorist on Color: Interview with Jeremy Colwell

    Colorist on Color: Interview with Jeremy Colwell0

    I am happy to share this interview with Jeremy Colwell as our first of many colourist conversations! Jeremy is a colorist for DC, IDW, Image and Dark Horse. In this interview we discuss a little about color, a little about his history and a lot about his love of his family. Since this was our

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  • Gin & Kate’s X-Files Nostalgia Roadtrip: Detour into Crossover Land

    Gin & Kate’s X-Files Nostalgia Roadtrip: Detour into Crossover Land0

    The next stop on Gin & Kate’s IDW X-Files Roadtrip is another detour while we wait for The X-Files: Season 11 to be collected and released in trade. Last month we looked at The X-Files: Year Zero, which we loved. This month, IDW graciously gave us a review copy of the trade collection The X-Files: Conspiracy,

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  • Top 10 Fantastic Female Characters of IDW’s TMNT

    Top 10 Fantastic Female Characters of IDW’s TMNT11

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) has always been a bit of a boys’ club. The franchise originated in 1984 as a comic made by men, for men (or you know, mostly for themselves, since it was essentially just Daredevil fanfic). It then became a cartoon targeted at little boys in 1987—and the trend has gone on strong

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