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House DeFraction’s Greatest Hits

House DeFraction’s Greatest Hits

So… "winter is coming." That's Game of Thrones, right? Unfortunately, I'm one of like, three people who hasn't seen or read much of George R.R. Martin's epic series (I know, I know; I'm working on it). So instead of trying [...]

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It Came From the Web: Geeky Parody

It Came From the Web: Geeky Parody

It Came From the Web is a monthly column that shares the best of webcomics. This issue the theme is problematic favorites, and so we’re focusing on webcomics that point out all of the plot holes, poorly thought-out characters, and [...]

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It Came From the Web: Magical Metamorphosis

It Came From the Web: Magical Metamorphosis

It Came From the Web shares the best of web comics, featuring a new list of recommendations for each month’s theme. For this month’s Magic Issue we're focusing on a well-mined trope in web comics: magical metamorphoses, supernatural transformations that throw [...]

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REVIEW: Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman

REVIEW: Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman

Political intrigue. Secrecy. Discrimination. Government plots. Mysterious science. No, it’s not present-day. It’s the Elizabethan Age – the year 1602, to be exact. A little background on this title: In 2000, Joe Quesada, then a comic book editor for Marvel Comics’ Marvel [...]

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REVIEW: Rat Queens Volume One: Sass and Sorcery

REVIEW: Rat Queens Volume One: Sass and Sorcery

The Rat Queens are, supposedly, the heroes of this story. The all-female Rat Queens (Dee, Hannah, Betty, and Violet) are one of many groups of adventurers working out of the town of Palisade where they've rightfully earned a reputation for [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Storm

Our Favorite Things: Storm

Even for people removed from geek culture in general, Storm from X-Men is a pretty difficult character to be completely oblivious about. Aside from her iconic powers of weather manipulation, her steadfast presence in one of the most popular comic [...]

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