rachel dodson

Best Abs Ever (This Week): Male Comic Book Eye Candy
In the process of writing my article about muscles vs curves, and how the big dudes of superhero comics typically fail to represent the tastes of most androphile women, I gathered a collection of images and recommended artists from my correspondents that illustrate the sort of art they'd love t…
Best Art Ever (This Week) - 08.22.14
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, as well as the special qualities of comic book storytelling, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great pinups, fan art and other illustrations on si…
Waid & Dodson Talk 'Star Wars: Princess Leia' [Interview]
Princess Leia is, of course, one of the most famous characters in science fiction, and very arguably the most famous female character. She's iconic, recognizable, and quotable. Leia is a character with a lot of implied depth that the Star Wars movies didn’t fully explore, even across thr…
Best Art Ever (This Week) - 06.06.14
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, as well as the special qualities of comic book storytelling, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great pinups, fan art and other illustrations on si…
Best Art Ever (This Week) – 04.26.13
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great images on sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and seemingly infinite art blogs that we've created Best A…
The Originals: The Dodsons and Beautiful Personalities
More than a few of your favorite Marvel and DC Comics creators have projects that you may not have heard of, depending on how closely you follow their careers. In creator-owned comics, these talents get to go wild and create a story that springs entirely from their own brow, and I love seeing the re…
‘Defenders’ #1: Big, Bold, Crazy and Awesome [Review]

The last time I did an interview with Matt Fraction, one of the last questions I asked was just "Defenders: Why?" It seemed like a weird move to go from writing the big summer crossover to relaunching a team that, despite a die-hard core of fans that were drawn in by creators like Steve Ge…