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Lady Killer: Joëlle Jones’ New Project Finds The Happy Medium Between Homemaking and Homicide

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Some of the stories Americans love most are those that put the lie to our prevailing visions of ourselves. The work of David Lynch, who peels back the the saccharine layers of suburbia to reveal unspeakable horrors within; Mad Men, with its systematic deconstruction of everything we think we believe about success in this country; and Breaking Bad, which shows us how even the most seemingly wholesome members of society can be monsters waiting to break free.

If you think all that sounds well and good but probably a little too stuffy, Josie Schuller would probably agree with you. Josie is a young housewife living post-war America. She sells makeup door-to-door, she takes care of her twin kids and the family dog, she makes dinner for her husband, and she suffers her endlessly disapproving mother-in-law. That is, when she's not murdering people in astonishingly violent ways.

Josie's a highly trained assassin, and the paradox that is her life comes courtesy of cartoonist Joélle Jones and co-writer Jamie S. Rich, whose new Dark Horse series Lady Killer invites readers into a weirdly alluring story that follows a grand tradition of subverting Americana, but with a uniquely wicked, black comedy twist and what Josie might even say is a woman's touch.

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The Creators Of ECCC 2013 [Photo Gallery]

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Where some conventions skew more toward pop culture than comic books, this past weekend's Emerald City Comicon 2013 stocked Seattle with hundreds of prominent creators from every corner of the medium. ComicsAlliance

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Oni Announces Webcomics Content, New Titles For 2013 [NYCC 2012]

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In January comic book and graphic novel publisher Oni Press will relaunch its website as a new webcomics hub, featuring free comics every week day. The material will include at least two brand new serials a week and a mixture of previously published comics. After the serials conclude they will be released in print as graphic novels. This long-in-the-works initiative was made official at Friday's Oni Press panel at New York Comic Con, where Editor-in-Chief James Lucas Jones spoke more about the publisher's new projects from creators including Cullen Bunn, Joëlle Jones, Joe Harris, Brian Churilla... and Chris Sims.

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Michael Allred’s ‘It Girl And The Atomics’ #1 Gets Ginchy At Image [Preview]

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Heavens to Murgatroyd! It's the debut of an Atomics ongoing, It Girl! and The Atomics #1, by writer Jamie S. Rich and artist Mike Norton with covers by creator Michael Allred!

For those of you not initiated in Allred's longstanding Madman mythos, the Atomics are a reformed gang of teenaged mutant street beatniks (you read

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Link Ink: New ‘Arrow’ Poster, ‘Captain America 2′ Gets Directors and a Spider-Man Proposal

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TV: A new international poster for The CW's Green Arrow series, Arrow, starring Stephen Amell is now making the rounds online.

Movies: Anthony and Joe Russo (Welcome to Collinwood, Arrested Development, Community) have signed to direct the Captain America: The F

Stumptown Comics Fest 2012 in Photos

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Local and national comics talent galore showed up in full force this past weekend at Stumptown Comics Fest 2012 in Portland, Ore. with fans arriving with equal fervor to scope out the latest graphic novels, indie titles, art prints a

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‘Romance Double Feature’ Is the Antidote to Your Valentine’s Day Love Hangover

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Over the past two weeks, I've been taking a look at some of the more horrifying heartbreaks in classic romance comics, so believe me when I say that on Valentine's Day, my faith in love (or at least love in comics) was at an all-time low. Fortunately, there was an antidote. The latest issue of the Double Feature digital comic was an all-Romance issue, and after

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