Afternoon Snack

Congrats to all our friends who tabled at or attended FlameCon!!! It looked like an AMAZING time. Now sit back, relax, and enjoy a taste of the internet’s most delicious detritus this week.

Oh hey, Harvey Award nominations are up! Make sure to vote if you exhibited at an eligible ReedPOP convention this season!

Last week, this amazing thread on manga history by the eminent Rachel Thorn took us to school.

This interview with Fantagraphics’s Eric Reynolds on Amazon’s moves into the comics publishing industry is very enlightening, and a little bit scary.

Victorian librarians might have had it rough way back when, but today’s librarian woes are maybe even more perplexing.

Please, someone give a medal to this Ojibway teen who has been dubbing Sailor Moon in Anishinaabemowin and Cree!!!!!!

Bless cat twitter for giving us medieval cat prints preserved for posterity and cat-based surrealism.

Is this essay about the death of mayonnaise the ultimate Millenial Industry Murder story?

Thank yous are also due to queer history twitter, for teaching us about DRAG LEGENDS Superman and Wonder Woman!!

Rebecca Sugar has kicked down the gates barring queer stories from G-rated media, and we can’t wait to see what she and the upcoming generation of queer kids’ artist do next.


Artists, we adore and treasure you, which is why you should all read this book about safer drawing practices. Art-lovers, consider treating your artist friends to a copy!

Keanu Reeves is getting into book publishing and WHERE DO WE PRE-ORDER????

It’s not easy to express how much we will miss the inimitable, brilliant Aretha Franklin, so maybe you should just watch her blowing Pavarotti out of the water during this Grammy performance.

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A collage featuring the top 10 crones of the year for 2023.

Crones of the Year 2023

As we spiral ever further towards certain catastrophe on this interminable mortal coil, there are some lights of hope that pass fleetingly by. Most often: the crones or otherwise eternal baddies found in all of our favorite escapist media. And so we present our top ten 2023 Crones of the Year.

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