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

Body positivity · Comic news · Feminism

The most Valiant effort: Record-breaking Faith and REAL body positivity

Excuse the cheesy title, but this is just a quick (maybe short!) post to celebrate something very exciting: Valiant Comic’s Faith (also known by her superhero alias Zephyr of the Harbingers) has broken a record in her 4-part miniseries for being the fastest comic to go to a third printing in comic history. For those,…… Continue reading The most Valiant effort: Record-breaking Faith and REAL body positivity

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Angoulême and the “I didn’t think comics were serious” mentality

Saturday, January 30th, was the prestigious Angouleme International Comics Festival in France, where comic creators and publishers gathered to receive awards in several fields, as well as the Grand Prix de la ville d’Angouleme–a lifetime achievement award in comics. Angouleme is a huge festival, one of the largest for comics in the entire world. The awards are extremely…… Continue reading Angoulême and the “I didn’t think comics were serious” mentality