Meg Lemke joins Illustrated PEN as guest editor


PEN America is a literary organization devoted to freedom of expression, and last year they launched Illustrated PEN, which features “fiction and nonfiction graphic narratives, comics journalism and illustrated reportage, stories of social justice and personal stories that can’t be told through words alone.” And just announced, Meg Lemke, editor of MUTHA magazine and the […]

31 Days of Halloween: Breaking Cat News Halloween Special


Beat favorite webcomic Breaking Cat News has been on hiatus since August, but why not revisit the classic Breaking Cat News Halloween Special from 2015, in which Puck encounters a ghost cat who is set on…knocking things off shelves. For those who haven’t experienced it before, Georgia Dunn’s webcomic mixes family life, news tropes and […]

Marvel’s ResurrXion for Iceman, Weapon X, Jean Grey and Generation X


  Marvel’s been rolling out teasers for yet another eventish kind of thing due in 2017 and this time it’s the merry mutants who are coming back. The X-Men have widely been considered as being under a ban of some kind (along with the Fantastic Four) since Fox has the movie rights, but…well who knows what’s […]

Valiant reveals Harbingers Wars 2 is coming


One of Valiant’s big fall releases is Harbinger Renegades  by Rafer Roberts and Darick Robertson, widely teased as “Jack Kirby’s Trainspotting.” But what you didn’t know until right now is that it will be kicking off a whole Harbinger Wars 2 event. It’s a follow up to Valiant’s first event, in 2013, the first Harbinger […]

Riri’s no-no: Marvel gets schooled on teen fashion and sexualization

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There was a kerfuffle yesterday! Over this J. Scott Campbell variant cover to Invincible Iron Man #1. The books stars new character Riri Williams, a brilliant 15-year-old mechanical whiz, as the new person in the armor. Now, Campbell is known for drawing sexy women, and while the above cover is pretty mild compared to past […]

New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 teaser trailer just revealed and I got so excited I cried


    Damn. I did not know I missed these guys so much. This teaser footage passed the “Single tear rolling down my cheek” threshhold set by the Phantom Menace trailer back in the day. Yes I cried! Other may find themselves peeing their pants in excitement. Or just needing to change their underwear in general when […]