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Quantum Leap Comic Featured Columns
We Want Comics: Quantum Leap

By | Nov 12, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Today, we are looking at a cult television show from the late 80s/early 90s that explored time travel, destiny, and some of the most hilarious wigs ever committed […]

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We Want Comics: “Weird Al” Yankovic

By | Oct 22, 2019 | Columns

Last month we celebrated music we love in We Want Comics, the sorts of bands and artists who inspire whole worlds. And there’s one musical artist in particular who grabs my imagination, though you might think it strange. Well, maybe not strange exactly… Alfred Matthew Yankovic is an American icon, entertaining audiences for almost half […]

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Sunless-Skies-clock-tower Columns
We Want Comics: Fallen London

By | Oct 8, 2019 | Columns

Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Good evening to those wandering the fog shrouded streets of London bearing the guise of a squid! Good tidings to you all. Consider if you will, Failbetter Games, the creators of Fallen London, Echo Bazaar, Sunless Sea, and Sunless Skies. Such an imagining fills your heart with promise yes? But […]

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We Want Comics: Music Special

By | Sep 24, 2019 | Columns

Over the years, We Want Comics has written about several music artists whose lives and work we’d like to see turned into graphic novels, including U2, whose first EP Three turned 40 this month. With several more major music events this month, including Adam Green’s dual graphic novel/album release “War and Paradise”/Engine of Paradise, here […]

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We Want Comics: U2

By | Sep 10, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Today we’re looking at the Irish rock band U2, whose first EP Three turns 40 this month: love them or loathe Bono, U2 have recorded some of the […]

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Destiny Featured Columns
We Want Comics: Destiny

By | Aug 27, 2019 | Columns

With its fifth anniversary in early September, it seems like a good idea to delve into the video game franchise known as Destiny by Bungie and Activision. The lore may have moved on, whether due to the elements not being very important anymore, or due to internal confusion, but that does not mean that said […]

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Chronicle Theatrical Poster Columns
We Want Comics: Capepunk Cavalcade

By | Aug 13, 2019 | Columns

Admittedly, terms like “capepunk” can be rather ridiculous at face value. In short, the idea is a take on superhumans and superheroes (no, not just ones that wear capes) that applies real-life problems such as the terror of the general populace, the psychological strain of the superhero and supervillain lifestyles, and more besides. At its […]

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey Featured Columns
We Want Comics: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

By | Jul 23, 2019 | Columns

As there has not been a new comic series for the Assassin’s Creed franchise since the release of the historical sequel series “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” (collected on October 30, 2018), outside of yet-to-be-translated installments of the French duologies, it seems appropriate to look into what would be good ideas to follow up upon from the […]

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Columns
We Want Comics: Forrest Gump

By | Jul 9, 2019 | Columns

This weekend marked the 25th anniversary of Robert Zemeckis’s Academy Award-winning comedy film Forrest Gump, which was released on July 6, 1994. Based on the 1986 book by Winston Groom, it starred Tom Hanks as the titular slow-witted but kind-hearted Alabaman, who would regale strangers with his life story, while blissfully unaware of the huge […]

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We Want Comics: Chrono Trigger

By | Jun 25, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. Chances are, if you grew up in the ‘90s and played RPGs on a video game console, you’ve heard of Chrono Trigger. It’s an adventurous and emotional tale […]

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Streets of Fire Featured Columns
We Want Comics: Streets of Fire

By | Jun 11, 2019 | Columns

Welcome back to We Want Comics, a column exploring intellectual properties, whether they’re movies, TV shows, novels or video games, that we want adapted into comic books. “What happens if Leader of the Pack kidnaps Queen of The Hop, and has to be rescued by Soldier Boy?” So goes the premise of Streets of Fire, […]

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