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Cómix Latinx: Hector Rodriguez on EL PESO HERO

Cómix Latinx: Hector Rodriguez on EL PESO HERO

“Cartel fights back after boss killed in Reynosa; City hammered by gunfire and exploding grenades on Saturday morning,” reads a recent headline about the Mexican border town of Reynosa. It’s not a TV show, action movie, or even a comic book story line, this is real life. If it were fictional then the call would go

Breaking Boundaries with CUERVO ELÉCTRICO

In a world where the Internet has been exceeded and technology has a decisive influence in human behaviour, in a place not very different from our world, a heroine emerges. Gaby, better known as Cuervo eléctrico, is a woman who can find information in the most hidden places of Nervo, a gigantic network. Nervo once

Transmycira: ALL STAR BATMAN #10

ALL-STAR BATMAN #10 Written by Scott Snyder, Rafael Albuquerque, and Rafael Scavone Art by Rafael Albuquerque, Jordie Bellaire, Sebastian Fiumara, and Trish Mulvihill Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 10, 2017 Bruce’s East Coast tour continues with a chance to pick up some incriminating tan lines as he and Alfred chase a dangerous piece

Transmycira: ALL STAR BATMAN #9

ALL STAR BATMAN #9 Written by Scott Snyder Art by Jock, Lee Loughridge, Francesco Francavilla Published by DC Comics Release Date: April 19, 2017 “The future of regulation is demonology.” Cory Doctorow, Internet of Things that Lie There’s a rich sense of poetic justice to an arc all about fitting new lenses onto classic villains

Queerer Than Ever: 30 MORE Indie Titles Doing Right by LGBTA Fans

There’s been a lot of talk about diversity lately in the comic book industry, and not all of it good. But while some publishers are still talking about substantial LGBTA inclusion, others are out there doing it. We’ve been here before, with 70 other books that are offering significant queer representation. It’s time to wrap

Send in the Hoods: DEATHSTROKE, NIGHTHAWK, and the State of Violence in Chicago

If you could choose, would you want to live in Metropolis or Gotham City? Here’s the thing. I live in both. Chicago is the template for both of those iconic cities in recent films (The Dark Knight and Man of Steel), but rarely seen just as itself in comic book form, and even less frequently when

HERoes: Nicole Perlman

 Very few columns make me smile like HERoes, Comicosity’s focus on the process and influences of women creators — from new-to-the-scene to senior in the industry. This week we talk to writer Nicole Perlman, who has just launched a Gamora ongoing with Marvel Comics. – Senior Editor Matt Santori Jessica Boyd: Is there any major

Transmycira: THE MAGDALENA #1

THE MAGDALENA #1 Written by Tini Howard and Ryan Cady Art by Christian Dibari and Mike Spicer Published by Image Comics/Top Cow Productions Release Date: March 22, 2017 It might be going too far to say that the Magdalena is the strangest concept to come out of Image’s first decade of publication because if we’re

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