Afternoon Snack

It’s November and everything is CHAOS. Steel yourself for the winds of winter with a nice Afternoon Snack!


Congratulations to the newest kids on the union block, and the first comics industry union of (at least) our generation… Comic Book Workers United, formed by Image Comics staff! They are currently seeking voluntary recognition of their union, and we will be closely watching to see how it goes!


In less heartening but closely related news, Image Comics announced that due to the supply chain crunch, they are ending second printings entirely. Via Comics Beat:

Lavish color books — including the vast majority of graphic novels — are printed overseas, mostly at Asian printers. However the shipping problems, port shutdowns and labor shortages mean those books are being delayed. And there are no domestic printers to pick up the slack.


Got the “new Dune” fever? Cool down with this incredible set of mini-reviews of all the Dune video games by Dia Lacina for Paste Magazine.


Reaching even further back in time, Ashley Reese covers one of the defining fashion moments of a very specific microgeneration: the iconic mini dress from the Disney Channel original movie, My Date With The President’s Daughter.


Let’s make November 2021 No NFT November, eh???

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Xenomorph from the 1979 film Alien
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Finding My Monsters

My fascination began with the 1979 film Alien. I was six when my parents let me watch it with them one night. The idea of an alien monster, called the Xenomorph in the movie, lurking in the vents of a spaceship was terrifying and invigorating. I wanted to know the Xenomorph’s motives. Why was the crew scared of it? Rewatching the movie as a pre-teen filled in the blanks. The crew feared the unknown, and this alien monster, for me, represented the misunderstood. I associated this monster with how I saw my body: strange, grotesque, and unnatural. It took me until my thirties to confront and reclaim my monsters.

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Afternoon Snack

If you’re still sleepy from the long weekend, we hope this sampling of links will perk you up, with no side effects! Our favorite discovery

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Roadtrip Snacks!

It’s a big national holiday in the US this week, and whether you’re driving across the state, across the street, or simply taking a mental vacation, we’ve got a little treat for you.

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