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Lucy Knisley’s ‘Relish’ Is A Satisfying Comics Meal
The front cover of Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, the new memoir by Lucy Knisley of French Milk fame, bears a pretty killer blurb from Alison Bechdel, whose years of Dykes to Watch Out For and her breakout hit Fun Home have made her something akin to the grand dame of memoir comics: "Step aside, Joy of Cooking...
Gene Luen Yang Returns With Ambitious New Project, ‘Boxers & Saints’
Gene Luen Yang -- the award-winning creator of American Born Chinese, The Eternal Smile and writer of Dark Horse's Avatar: The Last Airbender comics -- has announced his latest project: Boxers & Saints, an epic pair of graphic novels about the lives of two peasants during the Boxer Rebellion that took place in China during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Tal...
Link Ink: The Official ‘Iron Man 3′ Synopsis, An Alternate ‘Regular Show’ Ending And Nightwing’s Weapons
Movies: The official plot synopsis for Iron Man 3 states, "When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him... Read Mo
War Rocket Ajax #126: Faith Erin Hicks On ‘Friends With Boys,’ Supergirl And Her Love Of ‘Buffy’
This week on the War Rocket Ajax podcast, Chris and Matt are joined by Canadian cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks to talk about her journey from webcomics to zombie stories to her latest original graphic novel, Friends With Boys. She gets into her love of The Legend of Korra and how much her comics career was influenced by Joss Whedon, and you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance..
Angelina Jolie Loves ‘The Photographer’
First, Rachel Maddow outed herself as a comics fan by inviting the author of "The Photographer" to her show, and now über-babe (and UN Goodwill Ambassador) Angelina Jolie can't say enough about how much she loves the hybrid graphic novel and photography book about Afghanistan in the 80s:"An unflinching and gripping photographic memoir, The Photographer takes you on a breathtaking jo
This Week’s New Releases and Recommendations
Welcome to another Wednesday Thursday! We're rocking the New Releases and Recommendations post in a new fashion today. Indies vs. Superheroes! Greg McElhatton vs. Kevin Panetta! The Fight o' the Century! In this corner! Representing indie comics...

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