Afternoon Snack

Cozy on up to this mid-‘Tober snack!

Let’s get to the spicy stuff first, to warm you up…. *sips piping hot cider*

As we slide deeper into fall, we aspire to the level of coziness achieved by Holly, “America’s Fattest Bear and a Role Model to All.”

Our resident West Coast Pome, Ashley, went to New York Comic Con earlier this month and had her brain melted! In place of a rambling recap, please enjoy the Beat’s always-excellent coverage, particularly of this illuminating panel on Orientalism in comics.


Need some makeup to go with that? Well,

Non-binary game designer Takuma Okada has released a TTRPG about retired adventurers running a tavern, and it looks absolutely delightful. Plus: seasonally appropriate for cozy game nights!

In related gaming delights, games writer Janine Hawkins’s annual Halloween-month stream is all about crones this year! 20-croneteen, baby!!

Cartoonists!! Zainab Akhtar, small press royalty, is taking pitches for Short Box for the first time ever!!! Get on it!

Despite all the ups and downs, we are grateful for the trash bird website that should legally belong to dril, and that makes excellent shitposts like this possible:

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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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