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Link round-up: February 15

The past few weeks I’ve been finding a few great resources from everything from comics creation to comics journalism and collections. Now you can enjoy them too! Comics Journalism: Cartoon Movement Comics Journalism Dot Net Cartoon Picayune (a semi-annual magazine anthology of nonfiction comics) Drawing The Times Josh Kramer’s Top Nonfiction Comics of 2015 The Nib (which…… Continue reading Link round-up: February 15

Independent publishing

Cool collections of cool things: Zines edition

What a catchy title, eh? I love compendiums. I love compilations. I love collections and completed works and anthologies and a-whole-lot-of-stuff-by-people in one place. I also love poetry, art, and short stories/prose. Thus, zines are the best thing ever. Here’s a post with a collection of some neat places to find zines, the super duper pocket…… Continue reading Cool collections of cool things: Zines edition

Escher Girl Challenge

Escher Girl Challenge: Anything by Rob Liefeld ever [nsfw]

Rob Liefeld, one of the creators of Image Comics, is known for his…let’s call them “trademark” pieces of…let’s call them “art.” In fact, I am far, far from the only person to have written this blog post. There are tons of people that have written about Rob, to the point where I don’t think I need to even do any talking. However, I would be a fool…… Continue reading Escher Girl Challenge: Anything by Rob Liefeld ever [nsfw]

Feminism

Sexual violence in comics: a short post about a huge issue

[obvious trigger warnings for sexual violence from here on out, everyone.] Previously, I wrote a blog post about the horrifying events of Avengers #200 and Carol Danvers’ rape/impregnation/mind control/falling in love with her rapist-son. The whole thing is horrendous and there has been plenty of backlash said about it. What I’ve discovered in forging on through my…… Continue reading Sexual violence in comics: a short post about a huge issue