Category Archives: Comics

Boom! targets female readers with the delightful Giant Days and Power Up 

I’m delighted to see more women getting their work seen in the comics industry–and for those work to get press from media. Graphic-novel publishers have made huge strides in reaching out to female readers in the past decade, but monthly … Continue reading

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C. Alexander London Shares the Illustrations from The Wild Ones

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
I am in awe of other’s people’s creativity, especially those whose imaginative powers are matched to incredible skill. I’m especially awed by visual artists, perhaps because I have no particular talent at drawing myself.…

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Bug in a Vacuum by Mélanie Watt

Originally posted on The Book Wars:
Hardcover, 96 pages Expected publication: August 25th 2015 by Tundra Books Source: Publisher  The title of this picturebook explains precisely what happens in the book: a bug gets trapped in a vacuum and goes…

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Guzzling 9,000 Years Of History With ‘The Comic Book Story Of Beer’ : The Salt : NPR

In ancient times, farmers worried about losing precious grain to spoilage during wet winters. So they figured out how to malt grain and brew it into beer, thus preserving a nutritious source of calories. In The Comic Book Story of … Continue reading

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Superhero Romances, Princesses, and Ponies with Jeremy Whitley

Originally posted on thenerdsofcolor:
Prolific comic writer Jeremy Whitley (@jrome58) steps into the Hard NOC Life this week to talk about his latest books, including his short story in Marvel Comics’ romance anthology Secret Wars: Secret Love and issue #2 of Princeless:…

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