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Accidentally Building a Complicit Universe: A GAME OF YOU and INFINITY WAR

Accidentally Building a Complicit Universe: A GAME OF YOU and INFINITY WAR

Like most people, I saw Infinity War shortly after it came out. Like most comic aficionados, I have read several think pieces dissecting its plot, philosophy, and possible resolution. One thing that struck me, something I haven’t read about as much as I thought I would, is that Thanos should not have been rewarded with

Transmyscira: The Decision

LeBron James is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers, effectively his hometown team, for the second time in his NBA career to wear #23 for the Los Angeles Lakers. Laura Kinney, after taking up the mantle of Wolverine after her “father’s” death, is going back to X-23 for the debut of her eponymous new series. Coincidence? Probably,

The Benefit of Time: Thoughts on the Occasion of Kamala Khan’s 50th Issue

Kamala Khan, the superhero known as Ms. Marvel, just experienced a significant milestone: her 50th solo issue. Since her debut four years ago, Kamala has gone from being one of the new characters whose fate was unclear to a new addition to Marvel’s superhero pantheon. Even her creators and most devoted fans initially thought she

Queer Visibility Interview: The Boston Comics Roundtable and their BEING TRUE Anthology

The Boston Comics Roundtable is a group of LGBTQ comic lovers that have come together to release an uplifting celebration of LGBTQ life and identity — Being True, an anthology blending fiction and nonfiction, from fantasy and superhero comics to real and touching stories from the artists’ lives — stories that have happy endings. A number of

Cómix Latinx Interview: Edgar Miranda-Rodriguez on LA BORINQUENA #2

A superhero’s introduction to the world can be amazing, fun, and exciting but what comes next usually defines who they truly are. Puerto Rico’s very own super woman La Borinqueña debuted a year ago to excited readers around the world. Now with issue #2 of we find Marisol trying to balance her “normal” life with

Cómix Latinx Interview: Jordan Clark Takes Readers to ELK MOUNTAIN

Immigration has been a boiling point topic for communities around the world since the beginning of time. There is an inherent vein of Xenophobia that taints humanity’s heart and can infect even the best people. Elk Mountain is a new graphic novel by Latinx creator Jordan Clark that is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. His story attempts to tackle the migrant

SUEÑOS ROTOS: SOFÍA: Illusions That Become Real Nightmares

These days, we tend to consider boredom as a kind of disease, something that we have to avoid at any cost. It is common to hear phrases like: “boredom is the mother of all vices.” Boredom is the result of “having too much free time,” therefore being bored is being lazy, unproductive, indifferent. “There is

Interview: Chad Sell and Team Take Readers to THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM

June 5, get ready for your favourite book of 2018. That’s right, THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM IS COMING! Cartoonist Chad Sell has teamed up with Jay Fuller, David DeMeo, Katie Schenkel, Kris Moore, Molly Muldoon, Vid Alliger, Manuel Betancourt, Michael Cole, Cloud Jacobs, and Barbara Perez Marquez to take readers to the magical world that is

Review: PUERTO RICO STRONG

PUERTO RICO STRONG Edited by Marco Lopez, Desiree Rodriguez, Hazel Newlevant, Derek Ruiz, and Neil Schwartz Published by Lion Forge Release date: March 14, 2018 Puerto Rico Strong is an immensely important book. It’s more than just a way to raise money or to call awareness to the tragedy occurring still every day in the

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