The Con Artist (Quirk Books)

When I picked up this book at the 2019 ECCC from the Quirk Books booth I was expecting great outside the box material and The Con Artist delivered. The novel relies on pop culture references, recognized brands and labels, and even some made up ones to protect the protagonist, Mike (a fairly well known comic... Continue Reading →

The Wicked + The Divine (Image)

Twelve Gods reappear every 90 years to bring balance to the world. In their latest cycle, they decide to come back as musician superstars, possessing young people to fulfill the prophecy. The catch? After two years pass, they all die. Being chosen is both a blessing and a curse. With great power, these humans must... Continue Reading →

Silver (Dark Planet)

We met Stephan Franck on a Sunday afternoon at the Emerald City Comic Con selling his artwork in a quaint little booth in the exhibitor main hall. What called us to him was the plethora of The Iron Giant prints available for purchase; this had been one of the first movies we had watched as boyfriend... Continue Reading →

She Changed Comics (Image)

Finally! A book about women who challenged and impacted the comic book industry. Featuring the likes of Gail Simone, Jill Thompson and Aline Komisnky, it is full of contemporary references that will resonate with comic book enthusiasts. Is it perfect? Close to it. Is it missing people? Even the editors say it probably does. Will... Continue Reading →

Support Your Local Comic Book Store

Believe it or not comics are a subculture with a very broad fan base. Lawyers, geeks of all kinds and even stay at home moms enjoy the many adventures of their favorite inked heroes as an escape from reality; the artwork that graces the pages of graphic novels and comic books only second to the... Continue Reading →

Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman

To my utter disbelief, Rebirth will not include Sensation Comics, a compilation of Wonder Woman short stories. From encounters with Cheetah to tales of love and war, this offshoot covered alternate story arcs for our favorite Amazonian heroine, unrelated to her main title series. It was full of color, innovation and diverse writer/artist content; a... Continue Reading →

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