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Hope Nicholson Shares ‘The Secret Loves of Geek Girls’ [Back Pages]


Following two successful Kickstarters collecting the comics work of classic Canadian cartoonists, this year sees writer and editor Hope Nicholson return to crowdfunding for a completely new project, The Secret Loves of Geek Girls. Gathering a varied collection of thematically-linked pieces, including comics, illustrated stories, and prose, the anthology --- now running on Kickstarter --- will feature work from creators including Mariko Tamaki, Sam Maggs, Jen Vaughn, Irene Koh and, yes, Margaret Atwood.

The Secret Loves of Geek Girls will focus on just that --- real and imagined stories on the topics of dating, love, romance and (whisper it!) sex. Nothing more, nothing less; love is the best. This is a huge undertaking, but one that Nicholson is certainly qualified to bring together. To find out more about the project, ComicsAlliance spoke to her about what we can expect from the collection, how Margaret Atwood got involved, and the story that Hope herself will write for the anthology.

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The CBLDF Auctions Periscope Studios’ Take on Margaret Atwood’s Twitter Superheroes


Year of the Flood author Margaret Atwood surprised us all a few months back when she illustrated charming superheroic versions of two of her Twitter following fans, @kidney_boy and friend @DrSnit. Atwood's friendly gesture drew the attention of Steve Lieber, Ron Randall, Cat Farris, Ben Dewey, and Natalie Nourigat of Periscope Studios, who joined the fray with their own unique takes on the Twitter-born characters...

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Margaret Atwood Creates Superheroes Based on Her Twitter Fans [Updated]


There's a lot to be said about the typically vapid and shamelessly self-serving behavior of celebrities on Twitter, which is ostensibly designed as a medium for relevant exchange and interaction with one's friends, fans or other kinds of followers...

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