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Comic Book Wednesday: Doctor Aphra #1

Doctor Aphra #1, Kieron Gillen & Salvador Larroca As a HUGE fan of everything to do with Star Wars, it’s really hard for me not to love Doctor Aphra. Aphra’s back-stabbing, unethical, a bit violent, and an archeologist who’d give Indiana Jones a run for his

Jem and the Holograms review

Comic Book Wednesday: Jem and the Holograms

Jem and the Holograms by Kelly Thompson, Sophie Campbell, & M. Victoria Robado  April has been a rough month for diversity in the comic book industry. From Marvel claiming that their sales indicate readers don’t want diverse characters to X-Men Gold’s first issue featuring anti-Semitic and anti-Christian

Weekend Reads: Loose Ends #2

Loose Ends #2, Jason Latour & Chris Brunner Issue 1 of Loose Ends is all about introducing the key players in Jason Latour’s four-part southern mystery. Issue 2, in a wonderful turn of pace, is mostly dedicated to telling their backstory. It becomes clear that

Comic Book Wednesday: Extremity #1

Extremity #1, Darren Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer Like its title and cover less-than-subtly hint at, Extremity is pretty extreme. And by extreme I mean that it’s super violent. Which is something coming from me when you consider two of my favorite comic book runs

Jail Bait and Trailer Trash Cover

Review: Justin Gray Presents Jail Bait and Trailer Trash

Jail Bait and Trailer Trash is a collection of short stories from one of my favorite authors, Justin Gray. The stories, “Suburban Infidels,“ “An Obscure and Vanishing Tribe,” and the titular “Jail Bait and Trailer Trash” are inspired by the works of David Lynch, Barry Gifford,

Comic Book Wednesday: The Few #1

The Few #1, Sean Lewis & Hayden Sherman Ever wonder what the lovechild of Station 11, The Last of Us, and Mad Max would look like? Chances are it would  be gorgeous, desolate, terrifying, and at its core, hopeful. In other words, not wholly unlike The

Weekend Reads: Ether #2

Ether #2, Matt Kindt & David Rubín If you were to ask me what my favorite thing about Ether has been so far, I’d have to say it’s the stark juxtaposition between Earth and what lies beyond the portal Boone travels through. While earth is

Weekend Reads: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World, Shannon Hale & Dean Hale Doreen Green is a bit… different from other fourteen-year-olds. She has super strength, enhanced senses, and a fluffy squirrel tail that she has to hide in the seat of her pants. And who runs

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