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“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?

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Review: Anya’s Ghost

Review: Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol, 221 pages, First Second Books, 2011. (Buy it on Amazon.) The front cover of Anya’s Ghost has Neil Gaiman hailing it as a masterpiece. The back cover continues with praise, calling the book “really sweet, really funny, and really scary.” One might be skeptical that a book could simultaneously be sweet and scary but Brosgol…… Continue reading Review: Anya’s Ghost