Every Strontium Dog Has Their Day


By Chloe Maveal 2000 AD has been a staple of the British comics scene for decades, known predominantly by American audiences for being the birthplace and home of the one and only Judge Dredd. But with “Judge Dredd” creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra both up for nomination for the Eisners Hall of Fame this July at San Diego Comic…

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Thought Bubble Moves to Harrogate for 2019


This year’s Thought Bubble Festival – perhaps not the biggest comics festival in the world, but perhaps the most well-loved – has been a little uncertain and up in the air so far this year. The official festival account advised people a few days ago not to book themselves the usual hotel bar for this year’s event, and not to…

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The Infinite Canvas: Navigating the Webpage


By Felix Behr As I was trawling through Line Webtoon, one of the biggest portals for webtoons,  I was hit by a bit of a “no duh” statement: with webcomics, comics have had the chance to evolve to complement our interaction with a webpage. Very deep, right? I was rather disappointed with myself being so late in realizing this. But…

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Building The Cardboard Kingdom with Katie Schenkel


Katie Schenkel is a comic writer who makes her home in Chicago with her partner M. Her new graphic novel The Cardboard Kingdom (in a unique collaboration with artist Chad Sell and nine other writers) has already received high acclaim, including starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Publisher’s Weekly. Her other comic credits include the queer werewolf comic…

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Wonder Twins #1 is a Buoyant and Welcome Antidote to Gritty Superhero Comics


By Joshua Bermont As characters go, Zan, Jayna, and Gleek – the Wonder Twins and their monkey, respectively – have had a rather peculiar odyssey. Originally created to replace bumbling and boring teen sidekicks Wendy Harris, Marvin White, and Wonder Dog on Hanna-Barbera’s animated Super Friends show in 1977, this trio seemed to check all the right boxes in terms of instant…

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