#Reviews

4 Things to Love About Black Panther #1

Let's talk about why Black Panther #1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze is amazing and why you need to read it immediately.

Bisco Hatori’s Behind the Scenes!! Slows Things Down in a Good Way

So frequently, we read comics that totally blow past character introductions and histories, giving it to us in captions or ...

Review: BIG KIDS by Michael DeForge

You know how puberty is super weird? Like one day you’re a normal human and then next day you feel ...

Landfall Freight, a Subscription Box of Female Leads

I’ve been on the makeup subscription box bandwagon for quite some time, but I was never sure exactly which book-related ...

Trapped in a Bad Situation? Let’s talk MELODY.

We’ve all been there: in a bad situation of our own making, feeling trapped but refusing to see that we’ve ...

Review: SNAPSHOTS OF A GIRL by Beldan Sezen

Imagine you are a young woman, from a culture that doesn’t talk about sexuality, with immigrant parents who don’t quite understand ...

Vertigo #1s Round-up: December 2015

In which  Brian and Dave talk about the third round of new Vertigo titles. Sheriff of Babylon #1 by Tom King and Mitch ...

How JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS Saved My Christmas

I’ll be honest — it was very hard to get into the holidays this year. I dealt with the stress ...

APB: Artists Against Police Brutality

Taken at face value, Rosarium Publishing’s graphic novel anthology APB: Artists Against Police Brutality can be viewed as a graphical ...

Vertigo #1s Round-up: October 2015

In which  Brian and Dave talk about the new slew of Vertigo titles. Over the next few months, Vertigo is launching ...

Women on the Verge: THE CLEAN ROOM #1

The Clean Room #1 (Vertigo) By Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt and Todd Klein Two women. Two near-death experiences. Two very ...

Don’t Think You’re a Feminist? Read Gloria Steinem’s MY LIFE ON THE ROAD.

“What seems to be one thing from a distance is very different close up,” writes Gloria Steinem in the preface ...

Out on the Wire: Serial, Structure, and Storytelling

Last October I got completely addicted to the podcast Serial. I wasn’t alone. For a while it seemed like everyone ...

Read This Underappreciated Book: ERASURE by Percival Everett

If you’re interested in the plight of being a modern-day African-American author, please read Erasure by Percival Everett.  I think that ...

How Kirstin Valdez Quade Reimagines the Short Story

This is a guest post from Jake Offenhartz. Jake is a fledgling writer (but otherwise decent person) as well as ...