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5 Comics Every Crime Writer Needs To Read

Column by Repo Kempt
Crime writers can learn a lot about their craft from well-written comic books. Here's five superb crime comics to whet your appetite.

Dystropia: The Threat Of Rape As An Agent of Fear

Column by Christopher Shultz
It's a trope so pervasive, you probably don't always register it when you see it...and that's a serious problem.

8 Lessons Bookstores Could Learn From Comic Book Stores

Column by Peter Derk
Listen up, bookstore snobs. Comic shops have something to say.
Comics, Writing, Classes, Delilah S. Dawson

A Quick Chat with Delilah S. Dawson About Her New Comic Book 'Ladycastle'

Interview by Rob Hart
Delilah S. Dawson has written in multiple genres, dabbled in the Star Wars universe, taught for us at LitReactor... and now she's making the move over to comic books!

How to Fight Fascism with Superheroes

Column by Bart Bishop December 15, 2016 (1) comments
A look at 'Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life', a collection of essays on how superheroes inspire— specifically Ron Currie Jr.'s take on the 1982 Wolverine mini-series and masculinity.

The 11 Best And Worst Comic Book Things I Did This Year

Column by Peter Derk
How do you fall in love with comics again?
To Kill A Mockingbird: Chelsea Cain, Twitter, Comics, And Online Harassment

To Kill A Mockingbird: Chelsea Cain, Twitter, Comics, And Online Harassment

News by Peter Derk October 31, 2016 (2) comments
What the hell is going on with comics, Chelsea Cain, Twitter, and Mockingbird?

Manga For Beginners: Horror!

Column by Christopher Irvin
Manga For Beginners! A column dedicated to introducing readers to a range of fantastic Japanese comics.

6 Horrible Comic Book Presidents (and One Good One)

Column by Bart Bishop October 20, 2016 (1) comments
A look at the last 40 years of comic book political satire, with real presidents turned into supervillains and supervillains turned into presidents.

Why Luke Cage is the Superhero We Need

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at the cultural significance of a superhero like Luke Cage.
Bookshots: 'Triggerman' by Walter Hill and Matz

Bookshots: 'Triggerman' by Walter Hill and Matz

Review by Bart Bishop
A Review of Walter Hill's new comic book, 'Triggerman', from Titan Comics, in collaboration with crime novel publisher Hard Case Crime, with art by Matz.

6 Independent Comics and Graphic Novels You Need To Read This Fall

Column by Leah Dearborn September 16, 2016 (1) comments
A list of comics and graphic novels that would be perfect for a fall day and a mug of apple cider.

Teenage Wasteland: Please, No More Teenage Superheroes

Column by Peter Derk August 25, 2016 (10) comments
Hey teens! Get off my lawn and out of my comics!

Manga For Beginners: 'One-Punch Man'

Column by Christopher Irvin
Manga For Beginners! A column dedicated to introducing readers to a range of fantastic Japanese comics.
Nine-Year-Old Blurbs Alan Moore's New Book

Nine-Year-Old Blurbs Alan Moore's New Book

News by Peter Derk July 22, 2016 (2) comments
Turns out, behind that beard, the cantankerous Alan Moore is just a big softie.

The Weird World Of Marvel What If's

Column by Peter Derk July 21, 2016 (1) comments
WWII in space, Wolverine as a vampire, Dazzler better than ever, and the weird, wild world of Marvel What If's?

Comics vs. Television: 'Preacher'

Column by BH Shepherd June 29, 2016 (1) comments
"Preacher" finally got the adaptation fans have been waiting for, but how does it compare to the source material?

Storyville: Contemporary Superheroes Through the Eyes of a Pre-Teen

Column by Richard Thomas
My son and I talk about the current state of Marvel and DC films, including 'Batman v Superman', 'Captain America: Civil War', and 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.
Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part Two)

Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part Two)

Interview by Paul Michael Anderson May 27, 2016 (11) comments
Bestselling author Joe Hill concludes the sprawling discussion of his new book 'The Fireman', touching on his start as a writer, writing advice, and reading habits.

Gerard Way, 'The Children's Crusade' and the Death Rattle of Vertigo Comics

Column by Bart Bishop May 24, 2016 (3) comments
In the wake of Gerard Way's Young Animals mature comics imprint announcement, we look back at that time Vertigo attempted a line-wide crossover.

CLIFFHANGERS: How 'Game of Thrones' Got It Right and 'The Walking Dead' Didn’t

Column by Cath Murphy May 23, 2016 (5) comments
'Game of Thrones' got its cliffhanger season ending right. 'The Walking Dead' got it wrong. Why?

12 Superman Stories You And Zack Snyder Should Read

Column by Peter Derk May 20, 2016 (2) comments
Disappointed by the Superman you've seen on screen lately? Read these books, fall in love with the Man of Steel all over again.
Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From

Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part One)

Interview by Paul Michael Anderson May 20, 2016 (2) comments
Part one of our in-depth discussion with the author of 'Locke & Key', 'Horns' and 'The Fireman'.
Alex Segura, Comics, Craft, marketing, PR, Writing

A Conversation With Alex Segura About PR, Archie Comics, And His New Novel 'Down the Darkest Street'

Interview by Rob Hart
New dad, PR man, comic editor, mystery writer. How does Alex Segura do it? Find out in his interview!

30 Reasons Spider-Man Is the World's Greatest Hero

Column by Peter Derk May 10, 2016 (4) comments
Just in case 'Captain America: Civil War' didn't convince, here are thirty reasons Spider-Man is the best of the best.