Comic news · comic studies · Independent publishing · Personal

Blog Rejuvenation: Interviews, Features, and yet more Interviews!

After a long long hiatus, I’m very excited to revitalize this blog and get some amazing talent featured on it again. Thanks to those who continued to check in even during the long hiatus! You can interact with me on twitter @Beebidon if you’ve got things you’d like to see me talk about, questions or comments…… Continue reading Blog Rejuvenation: Interviews, Features, and yet more Interviews!

Comic news · This Week in Comics · This Week in Nerdiness

This week in nerdiness: February 6

It’s February! Not only is it February, it’s already almost a quarter of the way through February? Time is weird, my friends. This week in nerdiness:       Out this week for #NCBD (collections, series starts, or TPBs for you to jump onto new series, check out Comic List for a full list of releases)…… Continue reading This week in nerdiness: February 6

Comic news · Nerd Culture · This Week in Nerdiness

This week in nerdiness: January 30

(So I am still coming off this hiatus so I actually missed a week but I hope you’ll forgive me.) So, what did we miss and what’s to come?     NCBD last week (with a reminder that I’m focusing on NEW series releases or other ways to jump into a series) : 1. Lady Castle…… Continue reading This week in nerdiness: January 30

Comic news · This Week in Nerdiness

This week in nerdiness: Monday, January 16

Welcome to my new section: this week in nerdiness! It will feature an amalgamation of recent news, upcoming cool stuff, and interesting or important controversy in comics, movies, books, pop culture, and a myriad of other places. Out this NCBD (specifically new things or collections for you to jump into, since I know how hard…… Continue reading This week in nerdiness: Monday, January 16

Comic news · comic studies · Review

“What comics can I get my kid?”

Happy holidays, everyone! I’ve been asked several times by friends with kids what comics I recommend for them, and I thought I would make a list of some of my favorites to recommend! A few disclaimers: I don’t have kids. That seems like an important disclaimer. I haven’t read everything on this list. However, I…… Continue reading “What comics can I get my kid?”

Comic news · Queer comics · Review

What’s on your pull list?

It occurs to me that I haven’t talked much lately here about what I’m personally reading. (I do often tweet about it if you follow me on twitter!) Some things on my radar (and my current pull list) right now: Snotgirl, by Bryan Lee O’Malley (of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) and Leslie Hung. It’s…… Continue reading What’s on your pull list?

Comic news

Sharing the spotlight: Upcoming non-Big-2 Comic-to-TV adaptations

It’s not really any secret that both Marvel and DC are racing to win the small screen audiences. It looks like there are murmurs of OTHER comic companies blooming onto the TV scene too, though! Here are some of them. Sex Criminals???? A deal signed by Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick to convert some of…… Continue reading Sharing the spotlight: Upcoming non-Big-2 Comic-to-TV adaptations

Comic news · Feminism · Nerd Culture · SDCC

San Diego Comic Con (Part 2?) – Let’s Talk About Women

(Read part 1 here.) So, if you read my first SDCC post, you’ll know I spent a lot of time talking about representation in the nerdy fields. I attended panels, spoke on another, and presented research on the subject. San Diego Comic Con, overall, was pretty positive for women this year, despite some shitty occurrences.…… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con (Part 2?) – Let’s Talk About Women

Comic news · Queer comics

More queer comics! (And a few other neat things)

Listen. I’m madly in love with the wide variety of anthologies featuring queer creators and comics I’m finding. I’ve found a few more, and a few other neat things outside the sphere of ‘normal’ comics. More queer anthologies (read part one here): The Other Side: A queer paranormal comics anthology Oath: an anthology of queer…… Continue reading More queer comics! (And a few other neat things)

comic journalism · Comic news · References · Research

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