Return to Themyscira: Herland

Wonder Woman landed on digital download yesterday, and comes out on DVD Blu-ray on September 19th. Since its theatrical release I have heard a number of my female friends voice interest in movie to Themyscira, with countless more mentions online. And who could blame them? Between the all-women population, the…

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Crosswinds # 1

Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series! A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife. When an inexplicable event strikes these two random strangers, their bodies, souls, and lives are switched to potentially deadly effect.…

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Revival: A Rural Noir

I’ve been getting back into comics in a big way, and I’ve spent the past few weeks mainlining Revival: A Rural Noir. It’s a book from Image that finished its run in February with issue #47. It’s written by Tim Seeley and the art is by Mike Norton. The plot…

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Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter – polite, quiet, and always dressed as a princess. If her mother…

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I have always loved ebooks

I’m sitting outside and the weather is great. Warm air, a bit on the windy side of breezy, but sunny enough that it’s still lovely. The most annoying thing at the moment is that my lunch keeps scooting across the table because of the wind, and there’s an occasional bee…

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Superman’s Conversion

Superman is a strange character in terms of pop-culture. He’s one of the most well known superheroes in the world and yet most people pillory him and point out his lackluster cinematic record. There’s probably no easier A-list character to make fun of than the man of steel. He’s a…

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Quidditch: It’s Worse Than You Thought

I’ve been listening to a podcast called Potter and Daughter in which Joel Watson and Lilly Watson (his daughter) read through the Harry Potter novels and then discuss them a few chapters at a time. It’s a fabulous podcast and I highly recommend it. Anyway, I haven’t re-read the books in quite some time and…

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White, Straight, Cis Male Authors Challenge: Some Reviews

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series The White, Straight, Cis Male Authors Challenge

Depending on which editorial you read about the “White, Straight, Cis Male Authors Challenge” you’ll find people focusing on different things. Sometimes it’s seen as a great way to get more women and minority author exposure. Some people see it as a means for “voting with your wallet”, so it’s…

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