"The rules are simple. The gun is always loaded. The safety is always off. The fucker always fires.”
Kurt Busiek took to the comments thread of an article on The Beat yesterday to settle the score on the sexualization of women in the comics industry.
L. fondly recalls SENYC's Reimagining the Female Superhero panel with new quotes from Gail Simone, Amy Reeder, and more!
Join L. as she recounts the sensuous HeroesCon panel of Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's Sex Criminals.
L. had the distinct pleasure of attending a panel with some of the top female comic creators at Special Edition NYC.
Just in case you happened to miss it yesterday, dear readers, I reviewed Adrian Tomine's Optic Nerve #13 over at Newsarama. This was one of the first comic series that got me hooked on indie in the first place, and is well-worth looking into. Tomine is a master of his craft. You can read it... Continue Reading →
If you are familiar with Jane Mai already, you know that her comics are generally light-hearted and humorous with such telling titles as "Literal Poop Nightmare" and "Strippers." For this reason it was briefly shocking to find the entirety of her full-length debut, Sunday in the Park with Boys, such a departure from what we... Continue Reading →
Hey pals. I know you know that things have been pretty cray cray on my end with moving and jobs and other shenanigans, so I apologize for any past or future lulls in columns. I have officially decided to write this column on a less routine basis. It'll just be posted whenever I have enough... Continue Reading →
Hello lovelies. Goodness has it been a week already? I might have to make this column bi-weekly until things calm down a little on my end. A crushing blow, I know. In other news, due to the popularity of my threat to turn an installment of this column into one focused on butts, I have... Continue Reading →
Hello, dear readers. Just as a heads up this is going to be the last NRRD PROBZ of 2012. It will return on January 8th, so have a wonderful holiday and send in those questions! "Gail Simone got sacked! If I wanted to start reading some Gail Simone books, where do I start?" I KNOW... Continue Reading →
Hello friends! Hope everyone had a lovely holiday, and continues to do so throughout the rest of the year. I'm going to be on the road for the remainder of 2012, so your questions are more appreciated than ever as I make my way across the country and partake in family times. You know where... Continue Reading →
Hello dear readers. This week we are talking about the ladies. Creators, characters, and consumers. Thank you all for your questions this week, and keep 'em coming! "I have recently been getting into mainstream comics (mostly Marvel, aspiring for some DC) after years and years of being too afraid and not knowing where to start.... Continue Reading →
Hello, dear readers. Happy almost Halloween! This week I am going to be answering some scandalous questions sent by some enterprising young ladies.