Kara O'Connor

Comic Review: Casanova: Acedia #1

Comic Review: Casanova: Acedia #1

Matt Fraction returns to an old favorite and breaths new life into Casanova Quinn, in Casanova: Acedia #1 Casanova: Acedia #1 Writer: Matt Fraction Story: Michael Chabon Artists: Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 28, 2015 Get to know this great series and order Casanova Acedia #1! Or get the […]

 Adrienne Fox

DeConnick and Fraction Won’t (or Can’t) Stop Creating Excellent Comics

DeConnick and Fraction Won’t (or Can’t) Stop Creating Excellent Comics

What mash-up or nickname do you prefer? DeConniction? Or, the Fractonnick? (Just don’t call her Mrs. Matt Fraction, please.) Any way you look at their recent works, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction are turning the comics world on its ear through creativity, skill, bravery, and trust—that is, trust in us, their readers. Both writers […]

 Sabrina Taylor

Feminism and Comics Collide on Bitch Planet

Feminism and Comics Collide on Bitch Planet

A nod to the women-in-prison genre plus sci-fi references combined with feminist commentary equal one wild and thought-provoking ride to Bitch Planet.     Bitch Planet #1 WRITER: Kelly Sue DeConnick ARTIST: Valentine De Landro PUBLISHER: Image Comics RELEASE DATE: December 10, 2014 Do not miss out on Bitch Planet. Get your copy of Bitch Planet […]

 Adrienne Fox

An Absolutely Fine Time at Rose City Comic Con

An Absolutely Fine Time at Rose City Comic Con

I had a great time at Rose City Comic Con! Fun exclusives! Awesome panels! Meaningful fan interactions! Fun after party! Sweet commission! Yes! It was full of exclamation points! If you’ve read my prior con reports, you’ll have noticed a few things. One, I like panels. Two, certain corners of the internet would consider me […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

Pretty Deadly #5: A Matter of Death and Life

Pretty Deadly #5: A Matter of Death and Life

It’s the  final issue of DeConnick’s Pretty Deadly opening arc and Ginny travels back  home to face off with her father, Death. This is a father-daughter feud that could destroy death and change the meaning of life itself. Adrienne and I are posting a joint review at the conclusion of the first leg of Ginny’s journey. […]

 Adrienne Fox

ECCC 2014 Kicks Off with Carol Corps Celebration

ECCC 2014 Kicks Off with Carol Corps Celebration

Higher! Further! Faster! More! Last night ECCC hosted a Carol Corps Celebration at the Museum of Flight to kick off this year’s festivities. Kelly Sue DeConnick greeted a steady stream of adoring fans. (I hope someone was bringing her drinks!) She was a gracious guest of honor as she chatted or signed autographs and posed […]

 Adrienne Fox

Pretty Deadly #4 Brings Us One Step Closer to Death

Pretty Deadly #4 Brings Us One Step Closer to Death

Every word of DeConnick’s Pretty Deadly is chosen with care to craft a mythic world, profound characters, and a fantastic journey. Paired with Ríos’ art, this book will transport you to another world. One you might think you know, but truly you don’t. See Sarah’s review of Pretty Deadly #2. I’m on Team Pretty Deadly […]