LGBT in Mainstream Comics, or the Lack Thereof

There was a time that comic reading wasn’t so readily accepted. Where it was perceived as the territory of children and adult men that the nerd stereotype was born from. As the realm of geek, and comic reading in particul...
by Mac
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Dark Horse Reviews: The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1

The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1 Writer: Cole Haddon Artist: M. S. Corely Colorist: Jim Campbell Publisher: Dark Horse It can be wonderful when a comic revisits and reinvents classic tales, but few pull from stories so rich as t...
by Mac
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Gotham City Sirens

Gotham City Sirens: Abused, Broken, and Reborn

My favorite current comic book series is undoubtedly Gotham City Sirens (GCS). It’s hard to not love a comic book that focuses on three of Gotham’s most tantalizing, but villainous, beauties: Poison Ivy, Harley Quin...
by Mac
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I Fight in Heels: Balancing Women in Comics

Let me tell you a story. The other day I was poking through the shops in Downtown Disney and came across the shirt below. “Wow! That is cool!” I thought to myself. “But should I be upset by it? Would buying it...
by Mac
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Crisis of Infinite Reviews: Flashpoint Edition pt 5

Flashpoint: Green Arrow Industries #1 Writer: Pornsak Pichetshote Artists: Marco Castiello, Ig Guara, Ruy Jose, and Vincenzo Acunzo Cover Artist: Viktor Kalvachev Publisher: DC This Flashpoint tie-in starts off with this world&...
by Arnab
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Batman #181: Poison Ivy Sets Roots

Every once in a while, a comic lover is able to obtain their holy grail of comics. I recently uncovered mine at a local comic shop. (*Cough* Collector’s Paradise *cough*) The comic? The 181st issue of Batman. What’s...
by Mac
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Indie Reviews: Brutally Frank #1-#3

Have you ever imagined reading a comic whose main protagonist sort of looks like a cross breeding of Pugsley Addams, Frankenstein’s monster, and a marshmallow? Me either. Yet, here I find myself reading a comic featuring ...
by Mac
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Women Read Comics Too

As some of you may be aware, there was some serious girl nerd hullabaloo that went down the other week. I’m not here to dredge things up or argue, but one thing became clear to me during everything that went down, and tha...
by Mac
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Interview With Let Me In Writer, Marc Andreyko

I was recently so fortunate as to get the chance to send some questions about the upcoming comic Let Me In: Crossroads to its writer, Marc Andreyko. COMIC ATTACK: So tell us, how closely did you work with the film production wh...
by Mac
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Oni Press Reviews: The Sixth Gun vol. 1

The Sixth Gun Book 1: Cold Dead Fingers Publisher: Oni Press Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Brian Hurtt There are two formulas I believe in: Westerns = awesome Westerns + the supernatural = more awesome The Sixth Gun proves the va...
by Mac
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BOOM! Studios Reviews: Dracula: The Company of Monsters #3

Dracula: The Company of Monsters #3 Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writers: Daryl Gregory, Kurt Busiek Artist: Damian Couceiro Cover: Ron Salas After playing a speedy catch-up on the first two issues, I was able to get my claws on a ...
by Mac
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Oni Reviews: Courtney Crumrin Tales #1 and #2

Courtney Crumrin Tales #1 and #2 Writer: Ted Naifeh Design: Ted Naifeh and Keith Wood Publisher: Oni Press I have been a fan of Ted Naifeh’s Courtney Crumrin series for years. When I heard there were two new books availab...
by Mac
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