• Nineteen Technically Visible Women Who Worked on Image Comics in the 1990s

    Nineteen Technically Visible Women Who Worked on Image Comics in the 1990s2

    During our two concurrent investigations of the early years of Image (Bad Girls in retrospect, specifically, and Year of the Knockoff, by regular coincidence), every now and then we’ve come across (though this is admittedly an inexact science) a handful of apparently feminine names. Who are these people? Let’s find out.

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  • Cybernary Has Nothing To Say

    Cybernary Has Nothing To Say0

    The nineties roll off of Cybernary. If the comic had a smell, it’d be diesel and Teen Spirit, all raucous and chaotic and mostly unpleasant, unless you’re a particular type of person. I’m not that person.

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  • Stormwatch: A Big Bag of Knockoffs

    Stormwatch: A Big Bag of Knockoffs2

    The early ’90s were a hell of a time in comics. Superman died, the X-Men were everywhere, and even garbage would sell literally millions of copies. (For comparison, the best-selling titles in 2017 were lucky to break 100k copies.) Eight of Marvel’s most popular young creators left and formed their own brand so that they

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  • The Wedding Issue: Apollo and Midnighter

    The Wedding Issue: Apollo and Midnighter0

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?”, no debate gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and Bride-to-Be Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and got their

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  • Roundtable: The Wild Storm #9

    Roundtable: The Wild Storm #91

    Thanks for joining us again for Rae & Annie: The Only People On Earth Who Still Give A Crap About Wildstorm, which is neither the title of this feature nor honestly an accurate representation of the feelings of Wildstorm fans. [I guess they’re just having a bad day. —Ed.] This feature will contain spoilers, so

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  • 52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: October 2017, Week Three

    52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: October 2017, Week Three1

    Or However Many I Feel Like, And They Might Not All Be Facts Welcome back to By The Numbers, the column where I count things in this week’s new comics from DC! This column will contain spoilers, but I’ll keep them as vague as possible while still amusing myself. Yet again, DC Comics has made the

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