Passion and History in ‘She Makes Comics’

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Did you know women readership of comics was equal to men prior to 1950? Yup! Watch the entertaining and informative documentary She Makes Comics for interviews with some of the biggest names of females in comics!

Everyone Should Meet The Shadow Hero

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The Shadow Hero is a graphic novel with ties to the history of comics, racism, and the duality of first generation Americans, in an entertaining format that young YA and up will enjoy.

Viking Fun

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The Viking apocalypse already passed, but you can still have fun with Vikings: crafts, books, and Thor’s hammer!

Fun With Vintage Comics

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Going to an adult-only collage night at a local art studio, I found a pile of vintage comics to cut up into strange tales. I blame the rum in my hot cocoa.

Delilah Dirk: Swashbuckling Heroine

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There is a new swashbuckling adventurer on the literary scene, and her name is Delilah Dirk. Read an interview with Tony Cliff, the creator of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant.

Weekly GeekMom Video Playlist

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Holy-cow-I-am-so-excited!! The first episode of the two-part finale of Strip Search will be on the Penny Arcade YouTube channel today. The level of my excitement is so high, the theme for this week’s playlist is cartoons and comics in honor of the show.

Interview With X-Files Season 10 Joe Harris and Michael Walsh

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In March, IDW announced that The X-Files would be returning with a tenth season in comic book form. Almost immediately, fans began speculating about what stories this new season would include. I spoke to series writer Joe Harris and illustrator Michael Walsh about some of their plans for Season 10, and the difficulties of bringing such an iconic, cult show back for a new season after more than ten years off air.

The Post Family Free Comic Book Day Experience

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For the first time ever, the Post family attended Free Comic Book Day together. My daughter and I attended our first last year, and liked getting there early to avoid the crowds.