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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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#NCBD 9/2/2015 – The Backlist

No, there’s not some new comic out that you’re all missing. This NCBD I only got one book and it was last month’s Jem. I’m not writing about the series just yet because I’m waiting to get the last issue. … Continue reading

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A Question About Rebooted Canon

Content warnings for discussion of abuse/abusive relationships with regard to Joker/Harley and Harley/Ivy. Reboots can range from the mild to the large. Some are just focused on company-wide changes in diversity and bringing women/characters of color to the forefront. They’re … Continue reading

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Dear Comic Fans: We Get it. You’re racist and racebending scares you.

Why are comic book fans so darn mad when a comic book character gets the racebending treatment?

For the most part, comic book fans are so very predictable when it comes to race.

Nothing pisses comic fans off more than a historically white character being racebent and therefore turned into a character of color or when a character of color takes over a legacy title (Like Superman, Spider-Man, or Ms. Marvel). Continue reading

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Grayson #9 – A List

I am really into making lists right now so here are 9 things that I loved, liked, or lost time thinking about while reading (and rereading) Grayson #9. Continue reading

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Today In Unnecessary Boob Placement…

I adore the idea of a Gwen Stacy month for variant covers. For years I’ve been peeved that the most common thing she’s been known for as a character is something super sucky.

But I have one question about this variant for the Groot book that I saw on twitter today: why does Groot!Gwen have breasts? Continue reading

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