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  1. Pull Wisely: The Mary Sue’s Weekly Comic Counsel And Chat

    So many girl gangs this week!

    It’s time for Pull Wisely (why yes, that is an Indiana Jones reference), where we give you short snippets of which comics we’re looking forward to each week – and then ask for your recommendations in the comments.

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  2. Pull Wisely: The Mary Sue’s Weekly Comic Counsel And Chat

    Jem! And! The! Holograms!

    It’s time for Pull Wisely (why yes, that is an Indiana Jones reference), where we give you short snippets of which comics we’re looking forward to each week – and then ask for your recommendations in the comments.

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  3. Are DC & Marvel Placating a “Vocal Minority” of Fans With Practical Female Character Costumes?

    Apparently creator Erik Larsen thinks so. Here we go again...

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  4. Pull Wisely: The Mary Sue’s Weekly Comic Counsel And Chat

    Tomorrow is (mostly) Marvelicious!

    It's time for Pull Wisely (why yes, that is an Indiana Jones reference), where we give you short snippets of which comics we’re looking forward to each week – and then ask for your recommendations in the comments.

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  5. Pull Wisely: The Mary Sue’s Weekly Comic Counsel And Chat

    Spider-Woman, Princess Leia, Halogen, and more!

    Susana has tragically departed TMS, and we miss her constantly - but no more so than Tuesdays, when there is a Pull It Together-sized hole in our hearts and on our website. While I don't hope to live up to her awesome standards in comic taste, I'm going to be starting a new series here at TMS called Pull Wisely, where we give you short snippets of our comic recommendations for the week - and then ask for yours in the comments.

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  6. Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction Will Adapt Sex Criminals And Other Comics for TV


    According to an exclusive from Deadline, everybody's favorite comic-book writing couple is making the jump to television thanks to a new deal with Universal TV.

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  7. Take an Inside Look at Powers, the Superhero Police Procedural That’s Finally Becoming a Show

    Coming soon to a Playstation near you.

    Powers has been on the road to becoming a live action television adaptation since before Iron Man was a twinkle in Kevin Feige's eye, and it's great to see it finally make it to screens. It's also pretty interesting to see the Playstation Network move into original video content, and to see the series make such a commitment to raceblind casting in its leads. In fact, I think we can safely upgrade it from interesting to exciting!

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  8. New Rat Queens Artist Stjepan Šejić Explains The Science Of Female Fantasy Armor

    Ah, those skimpy outfits make perfect sense now!

    Armor for women in fantasy and comic book settings is either dangerously impractical or just entirely nonsensical. Or is it? Rat Queens' new artist, Stjepan Šejić, thinks he knows the secret, and wants to share it with all you clueless dudes out there.

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  9. Comics 201: Small, Mighty, and Super Weird; or, A Brief Guide to Indie Comics

    The 1980s was a time of great upheaval and change for Western pop culture. MTV was new and relevant, car phones were a thing, Return of the Jedi came out and they never made any more Star Wars films ever at all shut up and let me dream, yours truly was born, and comic books entered their ninth-grade-goth phase.

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  10. Here’s a Sneak Peek at Stjepan Šejić’s First Pages As the New Artist on Rat Queens!

    I do give a f*&% about this!

    Croatian illustrator Stjepan Šejić is starting his run on Rat Queens with a bang; well, with a stab. With a stabby bang.

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  11. Getting Under The Covers With Sex Criminals

    Start reading this amazing comic ASAP with the help of our primer!

    Sex Criminals was on pretty much everyone’s “Best Comics of 2014” lists. Is it perfect? No, because it’s not Chris Evans’ buns. Is it worth dipping into? Yes, much like Chris Evans’ buns, it really is.

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  12. Review: Image Comics’ Secret Identities #1

    It's worth checking out for yourself.

    It’s always preferable when a work evokes passion from its reader, be it from love or hatred. Tepidity, on the other hand, is the earned reaction when a work lacks any real punch. Such is the case, sadly, with Secret Identities #1. It has both strengths and weaknesses, but ultimately neither is evocative or original enough to be memorable. #1 isn’t without potential, and the series may improve as the story develops, but i

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  13. Image Comics Will Now Ship Their Comics to Your Home; Let Me Tell You Why This is a Big Deal

    Comics Are Weird

    Today Image Comics, the company behind Bitch Planet, Sex Criminals, Rat Queens, Saga, Savage Dragon, The Wicked + The Divine, and more things relevant to the interests of everybody who likes good, crazy comics, announced a new direct mail service. From now on, if you like a popular Image Comics series, you can have those issues shipped to your home like any other magazine. They'll even give you bags and boards.

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  14. The Mary Sue’s Top 10 Comic Book TV Characters of 2014

    See who ranked on our list of favorite characters this year!

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  15. Check Out the Awesome Bitch Planet Variant That Will Be Available at Image Expo This Year

    Are you woman enough to survive?

    Whoah there. Is anybody going to Image Expo in San Francisco on January 8th, 2015? Because we'd like you to pick us up a couple of these amazing movie poster Bitch Planet variant covers. Like, at least enough to wallpaper our entire office, and maybe a few more for making into sandwich board signs that we can wear on our person at all times. Thank you in advance.

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  16. The Mary Sue Interview: Kelly Sue DeConnick At The Bitch Planet Launch Party


    Last night, the Silver Snail Toronto hosted a launch party for Kelly Sue DeConnick's new excellently-feminist comic, Bitch Planet, and The Mary Sue was in attendance to bring you all the very best details about the non-compliant.

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  17. Chicago Comic Shop Chain Calls Kelly Sue DeConnick “Mrs. Matt Fraction” In Bitch Planet Listing

    This looks bad.

    Here's some non-compliant advice for comic proprietors everywhere: listing a female creator's work using their husband's name isn't a joke. It's sexist.

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  18. Rat Queens Announces Stjepan Šejić To Take Over as Artist

    Let’s. Get. Stabby.

    Finally, we can continue to put the sexy back in wholesale slaughter!

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  19. Review: Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Bitch Planet #1


    Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro's Bitch Planet promised space prison, violence, a heck of a lot of ladies of various colors, and a reclamation of the "women in prison" subgenre of exploitation film for the modern audience. Its first issue delivers.

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  20. The Mary Sue’s Holiday Gift Guide, Part 1: Books!

    The original nerd gift.

    It's December 1st... do you know where your holiday shopping list is? No? Well, we're going to be helping you out there all week, starting with the nerdiest gift of all: books. Here are some mighty tomes that have come out this year that we think your loved ones would be lucky to get.

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