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
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
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]
I currently have a stack of graphic novels and such inbound to me via the good ol’ mail system, and I couldn’t be more excited for them. En route: Ghost World The Maxx, Volume 1 Persepolis Princessless: Save Yourself Saga, Volume 1 Sass & Sorcery (Rat Queens, Volume 1) Castle Waiting Anya’s Ghost Asterios Polyp…… Continue reading Coming soon…book reviews!
This is just a quick blurb, to link an article that has already said what I would like to about body positivity in comics. If you caught my post about Faith the other day, you’ll know she’s a fat (and I mean that positively) girl getting her own comic where she is not a punchline…… Continue reading More on body positivity…
In which I post a daily (maybe weekly, I’m lazy) Escher Girl photo from my research. For those who don’t know, “Escher Girl” is the term for a comic book woman drawn in such an unfortunate way that ignores all logic of anatomy, spine, internal organs, and physics that she looks like something M.C. Escher…… Continue reading New game: Escher Girl challenge!
[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