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Bitter Root Vol. 1: Family Business [Comic Review]

“Bitter Root Volume One: Family Business” is a brand-new release by David Walker, Chuck Brown, and Sanford Greene that was nominated for a Best New Series Eisner. It comes to us from Image Comics, and...

She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot #2 (Comic Review)

She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot #2 opens with Luna peeling paper off the wall to eat with Joan of Arc. Joan tells Luna that, “St. Michael is HAWT, but I’m super into the Duke of Alençon.” Luna bursts in...

Beasts of Burden: The Presence of Others #1 [Review]

Beasts of Burden: The Presence of Others #1 opens with Sabrina, a human ghost hunter (no relation to any teenage witches), writing a letter to her mother. Along with her father Paul and her brother Ru...

She Could Fly

She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot #1 (Review)

She Could Fly is back with it’s second arc, The Lost Pilot. It was the best comic series I covered last year, and I’m pumped to get back into it. The series picks up two semesters of in-patient care f...

Fight Club 3

Fight Club 3, Issue One is a Resounding Return to Form [Comic Review]

Three years after the conclusion of Chuck Palahniuk’s unexpected sequel, Fight Club 2, Tyler Durden is still the only constant. Following a climax as meta as it was jarring, Fight Club 3 anchors itsel...

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 is a Wholly Refreshing Reboot [Comic Review]

It was honestly surreal to read the first issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, from Jordie Bellaire, Dan Mora and Raul Angulo. That’s not at all to say it was a bad experience—in fact, far from it—but i...

War Bears #3 Excels, Redeems the Series

I was down on War Bears in my first two reviews (which you can read here and here). Those issues moved slowly, almost meandering with no sense of an endgame despite the series only having three instal...

She Could Fly #3

She Could Fly #3 Soars Higher, Dips Lower [Review]

“Chekhov’s gun” is a storytelling rules: If a writer introduces a gun in the first act, it’s going to go off in the second. She Could Fly has skirted around violence while promising the possibility so...

War Bears Comic Panel Frame

Ken Steacy’s Art Shines in Margaret Atwood’s War Bears #1 [Review]

In 2012 I flew from Hartford to Chicago for the Association of Writers and Writing Program’s annual conference. I was a senior in college and I’d never flown alone before. The trip would’ve been worth...