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Wonder Woman: Forgotten Legends

The original Wonder Woman comics from the 1940s, written by William Marston and drawn by Harry G. Peter, are the greatest superhero comics ever created. Marston, a psychologist who lived in a polyamorous relationship with two bisexual women, was a … Continue reading


Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Vol. 1

Here is a book that presents itself as an antic comedy from the author of Goodnight Punpun, which may tempt the reader into thinking it a deliberate reversal, or even a course correction. Reading this interview with Inio Asano from … Continue reading


Homestuck, Book 1: Acts 1 & 2

I remember the manic hype around Homestuck during its original run online (between 2009 and 2016), which easily consumed the attention on anyone within five or six degrees of it. The oversaturated presence of the webcomic and its rabid fans … Continue reading


Bodie Troll

There’s something delightfully imaginative about Jay Fosgitt’s Bodie Troll compilation. Fosgitt’s character, Bodie, is reminiscent of a six-year-old hyperactive kid brother who straddles the line between grossing you out and warming your heart with his naïve innocence. Bounding out of … Continue reading


Resident Lover

Roman Muradov’s comics are often viewed as being cryptic, but they appear much less complicated if you take a closer look at what the artist is driven by: topics mainly revolving around duality, depicted in a style which simultaneously assembles … Continue reading


The Pervert

The Pervert, written by Michelle Perez and illustrated by Remy Boydell, is that big, difficult, trans, queer-as-shit, pull-no-punches sad fucking comic that I’ve been waiting for. And now it’s here, out from Image, shipping now. You need to read it. … Continue reading


Dalston Monsterzz

Dilraj Mann comes to his debut book with a few marks already against him. The first is that it is very easy, when encountering his work, to see it as ripping off Jonny Negron. The distinction between them that most … Continue reading


Why Art?

Compared to her last book, You and a Bike and a Road, Eleanor Davis is holding the reader at arm’s length in Why Art? While the former intimately documented a long bike journey in the first person, Why Art? poses … Continue reading