Worlds will collide: Official trailer released for Disney’s American Born Chinese

SNAPSHOT“Worlds will collide.” Jin Wang (Ben Wang), struggling with his school life and home life, meets the new foreign exchange student at his school, leading him to become involved in a battle between Gods of Chinese mythology. American Born Chinese is a series created by Kelvin Yu – a character Continue Reading

Graphic novel review: Fairlady (Volume 1) by Brian Schirmer, Claudia Balboni and Marissa Louise

Postmodern storytelling, that eclectic mixing of genres that characterises so much modern narrative activity, can really pay off in the right dividends. Far from being gimmicky, adroit bringing together of seemingly disparate elements can work spectacularly well as novel Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree made hilariously and affectingly clear Continue Reading

Not a protagonist was stirring, not even an anthropomorphic mouse … Merry Christmas to all and to all a good pop culture night!

It’s been a crazy, busy, pandemic-y year once again but even amongst all the stress and strain and plague, my hope, as it is every year, is that this Christmas … You will not find snowy monsters with big teeth pursuing you … but if you do, you’ll have good Continue Reading

Graphic novel review: Wynd Book Two – The Secret of the Wings by James Tynion IV (writer) and Michael Dialynas (artist)

Fantasies always seem to convey, by some intangible sensibility woven into the word, the idea of limitless, epic adventure where anything can happen, anyone can exist and the world can be anything and everything. They are a feast for the imagination and that’s why they are seductive for so many Continue Reading

Upending the fairytale! BRIAR wonders what might happen if Sleeping Beauty had to save herself?

SNAPSHOTBRIAR [is] a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from Eisner Award-nominated writer, producer, and director Christopher Cantwell (Regarding the Matter of Oswald’s Body, Iron Man, Halt and Catch Fire), rising artist Germán García (Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land), and colorist Matheus Lopes (Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow) that Continue Reading

“What’s in this stuff?!” The hilarious thoughtful chaos of new comic strip TEX

SNAPSHOTTEX follows namesake character Tex Clapsaddle, an ambitious and imaginative eight-year-old learning to navigate the world outside his comfortable childhood. His parents, Barbara and Wayne, and siblings, Austin and Missy, are along for the ride as each character faces their own wild and momentous experiences. “TEX is a comic strip about that Continue Reading