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Interview: Greene and Jones Discuss Fraternities, Blackness in Media and More

Interview: Greene and Jones Discuss Fraternities, Blackness in Media and More

Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted by Sean Z. and Allen Thomas.  There is no way to process 2020, or American history, without discussing Black lives, Black experiences, and Black narratives. Through COVID and burgeoning summer protests against police murder of Black people, there has been a necessity to put Blackness at the center of

Ghost, Cities, and Other Pains: The Sad Violence of LOS FANTASMAS DE MI CIUDAD

In Mexico you must learn how to live with empty places on the table, with names that become unpronounceable because they are too painful to be told. You must learn to live with photographs that remind you of those who are gone — those who you do not know whether they will come back. You

Learning to Love the Legion: FUTURE STATE: LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! Legion of Super-Heroes ends for the foreseeable future by wrapping up the story begun last month in Future State: Legion of Super-Heroes #1 in a way that, if it isn’t wholly satisfying, is at least definitive. So… This is it. The final issue, so far as we know, of this run of

Transmyscira: There Is No Safeword in SFSX

For my birthday this year I treated myself to a seven inch dildo in bisexual pride colors. It’s one of my favourite toys in my collection now, but the first time I used it the feeling of contact with my prostate was so intense that I could only keep pressure on it for a second

History of Violence: WONDER WOMAN, The Blue Snowman, and “Gender Issues”

One aspect of Wonder Woman’s mythology that’s always drawn my attention was her plethora of bizarre, colorful villains during the Golden Age. While she fought against more commonly known enemies such as Giganta and the original Cheetah, Wonder Woman also tangled against the likes of Baroness Paula von Gunther, Doctor Psycho, the Duke of Deception,

Health and Inclusivity: Through Blackest Nights to Brightest Days with Jessica Cruz

Writing does not come as easily lately, in large part because *too much* is going on. As a result of the *too much*, my mind easily goes to places that are great for survival and making sure I still have an income, but at the cost of my own mental health, and, unfortunately, my creativity.

Infusing Manga with Diversity: Frederick Jones, MyFutprint, and SATURDAY AM

Beyond investigating and critiquing a wide range of comic books — from classic super-heroes to modern indies, styles ranging from western to the Far East of manga, new and old — Comicosity is committed to its core in promoting an increase in diversity and inclusion across the industry, and indeed, across genres. It is with

Professor Latinx: The Pulse on Latinx Comics 2020 (and a Look Forward)

Pandemic 2020 hit our communities hard. Many at the frontlines caught and suffered through the contagion. Many lost family members. All of us teeter-tottered between pressure-cooker anxiety and beat-down malaise. #BlackLivesMatter wiped thickened film from eyes, showing the world that for BIPOC folx, the pandemic just made more visible legacies of living under colonial-cum-capitalist rule.

Creating During COVID: Chatting with DRYAD Artist Justin Osterling

While many of us are finding new ways to entertain ourselves during the pandemic, content creators are wrestling with how to make our shows, comics, games and books safely. The challenges for each industry are unique, as are the challenges faced by individual creators. Justin Barcelo Osterling is the co-creator and artist for Dryad, published

Health and Inclusivity: Breaking the Code in MY VIDEO GAMES ATE MY HOMEWORK

It’s one thing for video games to be a distraction, but I never imagined they could literally devour my schoolwork. Unfortunately for Dewey Jenkins, he is very much aware. Dustin Hansen and Corey Breen come together in My Video Game Ate My Homework, which details Dewey’s journey to recover a science project, leading him, his

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