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[Stitch Likes Stuff] Fence

    If One Tree Hill and basically any sports manga out there had a literary lovechild that grew up to be queer and was also invested in fencing, that’d be Fence. Written by Australian author C.S. Pacat and with … Continue reading

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Stitch Reacts To Grayson #16

Grayson #16 has the most Bond references I’ve seen. It also does this intense subversion of the spy genre’s most annoying tropes and Dick freaking sings a SONG at one point. This was such a fun, campy comic. I had … Continue reading

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[Review] Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance

Writer: Brian Christgau Artist: Adrián Sibar Letters: Bram Meehan and Dave Sharpe Support the creators and get the comic on: COMIXOLOGY | AMAZON (Link to the first issue only) | KICKSTARTER Note: Brian Christgau provided me with this review comic. … Continue reading

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Look what came in the mail~

It really isn’t every day that you find out that one of your favorite authors in the world keeps up with your blog. Like, up until a few weeks ago, I’d have sworn up and down that that sort of … Continue reading

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Searching for Real Love: My torrid love affair with Golden Age romance comics

This post was originally posted on Patreon for backers supporting me with $1 or more. If early access and exclusives are your thing, consider subscribing! I love the Golden Age of comics. Crime comics. Horror comics. Offshoots of the pulps … Continue reading

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Comic Review – Clean Room #2

  Writer: Gail Simone Art: Jon Davis-Hunt Letters: Todd Klein Publisher: Vertigo Comics Release Date: November 18, 2015 Last month, Gail Simone and Jon Davis-Hunt started spinning a tangled web of psychological horror in Clean Room #1. This month, we … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Comics On Friday

I went a bit overboard when it came to getting comics this week so I decided to do little reviews for all of them (in addition to the two big reviews for the comics I already did for Word of … Continue reading

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Library Haul 11/02/2015

Yesterday was my second attempt at getting the books I need for my story. I actually got a lot of good books for research day part two and a couple of books that are just for fun. I’ve come to … Continue reading

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Quit Trying to Make Progressive Mark Millar Happen!

Major content/trigger warnings for mild to medium descriptions of/conversations revolving around: child sexual assault, molestation, rape (as a plot device), gang rape, pedophilia, sexual harassment. No. Seriously. Stop that shit. Maybe Mark Millar isn’t a bad guy. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Comic Review – Gotham Academy #11

Writers: Becky Cloonan & Brenden Fletcher Art: Karl Kerschl with MSASSYK and Mingjue Helen Chen Colors: Serge LaPointe & MSASSYK Letters: Marilyn Patrizio Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 21, 2015 Last month, Gotham Academy #10 got downright Shakespearean when … Continue reading

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Library Haul 10/13/2015

Today I went to the library to return some stuff and wound up getting some more books because I am weak. Here’s the haul (with handy Amazon links for easy reference): Pearl Pink v1 by Meca Tanaka Mars: Horse With … Continue reading

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When the reaction to calling out racism is… More racism?

It’s been two months and I still get the best reactions to my post “Dear Comic Fans: We Get it. You’re racist and racebending scares you.” And by best, I mean that I get some of the most condescending and willfully … Continue reading

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Robins: Individual Characters, Not Bruce Clones

We’ve all seen that one Shortpacked comic where Bruce is taking inventory of the Robins and he’s pleased with the ones that look like him and lowkey annoyed with Stephanie, the lone Robin that doesn’t. She’s the only individual among … Continue reading

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#NCBD 9/23/2015 Part Two – The Beauty #2

Some spoilers under the cut as well as references to the first issue. Writer: Jeremy Haun & Jason Hurley Artist: Jeremy Haun Colorist: John Rauch Originally published:  September 2015 Rating: 5/5 would recommend to anyone that likes conspiracy theories, gorgeous … Continue reading

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#NCBD 9/23/2015 Part One – Marvel Firsts Sale with Thor, Spider-Gwen, and Silk

Comixology currently has a bunch of Marvel Firsts out for series that I’ve been meaning to check out. Out of the eight books offered in the past four weeks (from Black Widow to She-Hulk to Prince Leia), I got three … Continue reading

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