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Vault Comics to Publish Brandon Sanderson’s Dark One

I discovered Brandon Sanderson just a year ago via a Humble Bundle that featured ebooks and audiobooks of both his Cosmere and non-Cosmere works. I very quickly fell in love with his story-telling and have slowly worked my way through his Cosmere novels. What separates

Bitch Planet is the comic we need Right Now

Starting in college and continuing in the following decades I’ve slowly been learning that women have a completely different experience of the world. I thought I understood the struggle women had compared to men; at the highest level, being expected to be successful as both

Chew Featured Image

Take a Big Bite: A look the entire Chew series

When Dan introduced me to Chew it was the odd premise that convinced me to give it a shot. The entertaining introductions to the powers and the prologues that have the reader wondering how it’s going to tie into the issue’s content intrigued me. (As

At the Beginning: Seven to Eternity

We don’t often consider single issues here at Comic POW! We prefer to look at story arcs and completed series to get a better feel for what the author and artist were trying to accomplish. However, I thought it would be interesting to take a

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 3: Interview with Ryan Fisher

Out of tragedy was born an all ages book to help both kids and adults deal with tragedy. Join me in my discussion with Ryan Fisher about his comic, Torchlight Lullaby, and whether we underestimate the ability of kids to deal with heavy emotions. If

Kevin Eastman at Baltimore Comic-Con

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 2: Kevin Eastman Spotlight

Kevin Eastman is responsible for creating the characters that ended up in the cartoon show I was obsessed with as a kid. I spent every dollar I could find on the toys. I saw all three of the 1990s movies. Later, as an adult, I

Michael Rowe Spotlight at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 2: Michael Rowe Spotlight

Christy Blanch, who Comic POW! readers will know as the writer of The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood and the professor behind the MOOC that led to the redesign of this site, was the moderator for all the spotlight panels at Baltimore Comic-Con 2016. If you