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Lion Forge Announces Superhero Universe & Young Reader Imprint
Lion Forge Comics may have had the best New York Comic Con out of all the publishers in attendance, as the up-and-coming publisher unveiled a host of good news about its growth and expansion for the next year. In addition to the news that it has acquired Magnetic Press and will publish titles under …
Preview: 'Poison Ivy: Cycle Of Life And Death' #6
The good news is that thanks to the foundation laid down by Dr. Pamela Isley's research into the longevity of certain kinds of trees, there's now a new treatment for otherwise incurable diseases that can extend someone's lifespan and help them manage, or even eradicate their health pr…
Roundtable: The State of Asian Representation in Comics
Journalist and editor Jennifer de Guzman convened some up-and-coming Asian-American writers for a roundtable discussion about the state of Asian representation in comics. Amy Chu is the current writer on Poison Ivy, a former writer on Sensation Comics, and the co-creator of her own self-publishing i…
Amy Chu Finds Poison Ivy's Roots in 'Cycles of Life and Death'
Last week saw Batman villainess Pamela Isley ditch the leafy costume and come back to her, ahem, roots: life as a working scientist. Written by Amy Chu and drawn by Clay Mann, Poison Ivy: Cycles of Life and Death is a four-issue miniseries that sees the character working at a lab while looking for s…
Preview: Chu and Mann's 'Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death'
One of Gotham's greatest villains is getting her own series for the first time in January, when DC releases Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death by writer Amy Chu and artist Clay Mann. This six-issue series tells the story of Pamela Isley attempting to hold down a respectable job at the Gotham B…
Con Organizers: Here's A Solution To Your Woman Problem
Today, The Mary Sue reported that GenCon would be hosting a panel titled "Writing Comics: Writing Women Friendly Comics" that featured only male comics writers. While GenCon has since stated that they will be including women on the panel, this isn't the first time this has happened at…
'Strange Sports Stories' is Good Enough for Sports Metaphors
Over the last several years, Vertigo has revived several forgotten anthology titles with good results: Strange Adventures, Mystery in Space, The Witching Hour and Time Warp. With Strange Sports Stories, Vertigo once again dips into comics history, drafting a lineup of heavy hitters and utility playe…
Hire This Woman: Writer Amy Chu
 
In the overwhelmingly male comic book industry, it has been a challenge for some editors and readers to see the ever growing number of talented women currently trying to make a name for themselves. With that in mind, ComicsAlliance offers Hire This Woman, a recurring feature designed for comics rea…