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COMIC LOVE: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Sword

COMIC LOVE: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Sword

If there’s any truism worth adapting to the pastime of reading comic books, it’s that a good shop is hard to find. In summer of 2011, after several years of ordering my comics online, I decided it was time to go back to shopping locally. Sure, I was saving a few bucks by buying through

COMIC LOVE: Super-Heroines, Stains and All

My favorite comic book characters have invariably always been the ladies. Maybe because there were less of them when I was growing up. Maybe because their costumes were more fabulous than those of their male counterparts. Probably because, when written with care, the super-heroines always seemed more intuitive, more vulnerable… just more real than most

Comic Love: Batman Day – A Wayne Enterprises Charity Gala

Batman Day is approaching, and what better way to celebrate it than to help out some kids? Laura Rose (@BatsDontKill) and “Lady Batman” (@HowBatmanAmI) of Nostalgia & Comics in Birmingham, UK, have organized a raffle to raise money for the Children’s Hospitals of Birmingham. There are prizes from heavyweight creators like Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Gail Simone