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Misogyny and Hypocrisy in the Modern Comics Industry

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Well, this is disappointing. Wednesday night saw another comic-book related Twitterstorm, sparked in part by this article by Indie artist Tess Fowler. Inspired by a Twitter discussion started by creator Brandon Graham, the article is basically Fowler speaking about her experiences with ...

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Blacksad: Graphic novels are for adults

Occasionally I get in a jazz and blues mood. On Thursday I started listening to my collection of women singing the blues, and by Saturday I was deep into Louis Armstrong. So I suppose it was something akin to fate ...

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Tin Star Tex

We’ve all had those fun daydreams where we accomplish the impossible with our “hero” sidekick. Defending against our friends who were villainous, or as close to, and saving the day with our near-functioning D&D plots. As I grew older, my ...

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Fables

While I have been a geek for many years, I have never been a comic geek – until now. I currently live with two big comic book geeks. They really wanted me to try out some comics, especially after I ...

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Geek-Girl

We shouldn’t focus only on comics published by mainstream publishers. There are a lot of independent comics published too. Today I am looking at ‘Geek Girl #0’, published by independent publisher Actuality Press, started by Geek-Girl’s creator, Sam Johnson. The ...

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4 Comics to Check Out This Summer

The world of monthly comic books can be pretty overwhelming. But don’t worry, I’m here to help thin the herd. Here’s a couple of new series to look out for this summer. TRINITY WAR When can I read it? Begins ...

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Marvel Now: All New X-Men

by John Leal Many people I have talked to over the years, whether at the shop or in casual conversation, have been a testament to my fascination/obsession with Marvel. It could be any number of reasons as to why I ...

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