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The A.V. Club’s favorite comics of 2018 so far

Comic books provide infinite opportunities for creative expression in the interplay between text and artwork, and 2018 has been a remarkable year for titles with unique, confident perspectives. From invigorating takes on decades-old properties to new works about interspecies romance, “alt-right” conspiracy theories,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Legion’s Psychic Interpretive Dance Battles Are One of Its Most Brilliant Ideas

Interpretive dance, much like slam poetry, is a polarizing art form that people either passionately love or vehemently hate. If you’re someone who falls into the latter camp, then Legion might actually be what convinces you to change your mind. Dance has been a core part of Legion since the very first episode, but it…Read […]

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Things I Never Knew About Writing Comics Until I Wrote Comics

I’ve spent most of my professional career writing about comics (and video games), putting forth what I understand about the art form’s mechanics and creators in essays, reviews, and interviews. I thought I got comics, at the very least the superhero genre aspect of the medium. They’ve always been part of my life. But…Read more… […]

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Amazon’s Discounting Almost 300 Marvel and Star Wars Graphic Novels to Just $1 Each

Featuring everything from Black Panther to Darth Vader, there’s a little bit of everything in Amazon’s Marvel comic sale. All of these digital titles are just $1, so what are you waiting for? A few picks are below to get you started, but head over to Amazon to see all 278 options. Read more… Continue […]

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The Bloodborne Tie-In Comic is a Compelling Introduction to a Nasty World

The beasts howl, and the hunt is on. That’s how the worst nights begin Yharnam, the world of Bloodborne. And as the game illustrates, and as Ales Kot and Piotr Kowalski wisely remember in their tie-in comic, the worst nights in Yharnam never end. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Black Panther and Beyond: 30 Comics You Should Read for Black History Month

Maybe you’re a lucky person who’s already seen Black Panther, or are someone looking forward to seeing it for the first time. Or maybe superheroes aren’t your bag at all. Chances are, there’s still a comic out there for your particular tastes. The list below isn’t meant to be exhaustive. Rather, take a look at […]

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Get Ready for the Movie With Comixology’s Massive Black Panther Sale

Just in time for the release of the film, Comixology just kicked off a massive Black Panther sale, with hundreds of single issues available for just $1 each, plus big discounts on collections from every era of the series, including the recent issues written by Ta-Nehisi Coates.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Comic Books Are Books 

Comics can be thought-provoking, boundary-breaking, emotionally complex, and all the things that books without pictures can be. Any kid who’s ever devoured a title like Anya’s Ghost or Invisible Emmie or A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel can already tell you this. Some parents, though, could use more convincing.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Snagglepuss’ secret life might destroy him in this Exit Stage Left exclusive

Making Snagglepuss gay isn’t much of a stretch for the lisping pink cartoon cat, but in the pages of Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, writer Mark Russell and artist Mike Feehan are using Snagglepuss’ sexual orientation to put him at the center of a tense political drama. After turning The Flintstones into…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Get Digital Versions of All Your Old Comics

Before you get rid of your seasonal Halloween decorations to make some room for your longboxes filled with old Spider-Ham issues, consider this: digital comics are pretty easy to get, and will definitely save you some money (and space) in the long run. Sound interesting? Here’s how to get started reading digital…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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