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Pain and the Closet: Orlando and Alison Bechdel

Following the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, Priya Sridhar talks about what it means to be in the closet.

How to Cosplay Without Weapons

FlameCon has announced they are banning all gun props because of Orlando. We discuss why it's a great move, and how to cosplay without weapons.

Talking Hyperion, The Shield and Star Wars with Chuck Wendig

Emily talks to novelist and comic book writer Chuck Wendig about Star Wars, Hyperion, and other projects.

Top 5 Superheroes with Prostheses

Ryan takes a look at his favorite superheroes with prostheses. Come tell us who your favorite superhero with a prosthetic limb is!

5 Graphic Novels to Take to the Beach

Looking for some graphic novels to take with you to the beach? Swapna has you covered.

6 Ways to Keep up With Comics When You’re Broke

Let's face it – being a comics fan can get expensive. Here are six top tips to keep reading when you start to feel the financial pinch.

Reading Through Rebirth: Week Three

Jess is continuing in her quest to read all of DC's #1 titles for Rebirth. It's only Week 3 -- is her enthusiasm already flagging?

America, Bunker, and LGBTQ+/Latinx Visibility: Affirmation in Tragedy

It's important to not erase the identities of the 49 Latinx LGBTQ+ people who were tragically murdered in Orlando.

The Price of Pain as Representation

Why do stories of representation so often include pain and bigotry, rather than acceptance? Allen reflects with DC Rebirth.

“Why Would You Want To Encourage Gay People?”: LGBTQ+ Representation In Libraries

Thomas discusses why it's important to have LGBTQ+ materials in a library collection, and positive and negative responses he's received as a result.

Reading Pathways: Valentine De Landro

Valentine De Landro is an illustrator, artist, and designer who has been working in comics for years. Here's where to start with his work.

Reading Through Rebirth: Week Two

Jess Plummer is back with the second week of Rebirth releases. Which ones are new-reader friendly? Which series should you read?

5 2015 Graphic Novels You and I REALLY Need to Read

It's the middle of 2016, and Swapna STILL hasn't read these 5 graphic novels that have been on her shelves since 2015. We all need to read them!

The Best Comics We Read in May 2016

Panelteers discuss the best comics they read in May 2016. Get your pens and paper ready! You won't want to miss these.

Manga Hype: Summer 2016

Megan takes a look at the manga you need to be excited about for summer 2016.