Monthly Archives: December 2020

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In Memoriam: 2020

By and | Dec 31, 2020 | Columns

2020 has been a very difficult year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and consequently, it felt like the passing of many of the comics creators, actors and artists who died this year did not fully receive the attention they deserved. Sometimes, saying something is better than saying nothing at all, and afterwards, if you’d like […]

My Comics Year: Read Like a Girl

By | Dec 31, 2020 | Columns

I didn’t do as much comics reading as I certainly would have liked this year. Like so many of us, life got in the way, whether it was my day job or other aspects of my personal life. But when I do look at that reading list, small as it may be, there’s one thing […]

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In Memoriam: Albert Uderzo

By | Dec 30, 2020 | Columns

Albert Uderzo was one of the pillars of my comics childhood. I spent so many lunch hours reading “Asterix” (co-created with René Goscinny) in the school library. I’ve bought the books multiple times, because I read them until the pages fell out. I have all the hardcovers in the bookcase by my bed. I’d be […]

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Exclusive Preview: “Juggernaut” #5

By | Dec 30, 2020 | Previews

One of the quirks of Marvel’s shared universe is that the Juggernaut/Cain Marko, one of the X-Men’s most iconic adversaries, is not a mutant, but a human empowered by the mystical Crimson Gem of Cyttorak. Consequently, he’s not allowed on his stepbrother Charles’s new Krakoan paradise, but he has met someone who could: D-Cel, a […]

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2019 Holiday Wishlists Revisited

By | Dec 30, 2020 | Comics

Every year, we ask the three big shared universes – DC, Marvel, and Valiant – to listen to our harebrained ideas for how to improve their lines. While sometimes we step backwards into being correct, the point of these is more to express our ideas, frustrations, and hopes for comics that we absolutely love. That […]


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