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Noelle Stevenson


Comics Review: Lumberjanes

From Nimona creator Noelle Stevenson, first-time comic author Grace Ellis, and artist Brooke Allen comes Lumberjanes! Produced by Boom! Studios, this first book is a delightful camp adventure in the weird-but-true style of Psychonauts and other such strange adventures.


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Boom Reveals Lady-Drawn Lumberjanes Variant Covers

As you can probably guess, we were extremely excited when we first heard about Boom! Studios new title Lumberjanes, the creator-owened, women-led series about five girls at summer camp who fight yetis and do other awesome stuff. Above is a new variant cover to the first issue from Lauren Zukauskas, hit the jump for another and a few more details.


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: A Lost-Themed Nursery

Yes, this is a Lost-themed nursery, created by M&J Collection. See more at Home & Hues’ list of The Best Geek-Themed Baby Nurseries And Nursery Decorations.


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Noelle Stevenson’s Comic Shop Experience Makes Us Sad

Noelle Stevenson, aka Gingerhaze, is an accomplished creator. She creates the weekly webcomic Nimona and her latest outing is the fabulously named Lumberjanes from Boom. But you see, that all amounts to nothing when entering certain comic book shops.


Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Astrid’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 Poster got the exclusive first look at How to Train Your Dragon 2′s Astrid and Stormfly.


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Talented Women Join Forces To Help Lady Characters Fight Yetis In Lumberjanes Comic

Yesterday I heard the name Lumberjanes. And I don’t think I’ll ever forget it. 


It is a gift!

The Mary Sue’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Art

The holidays are coming, swifter than Guillermo del Toro announcing another project that he probably won’t have time to do. Not seeing more del Toro films is nothing but sadness, but luckily your holiday shopping doesn’t have to be. If you plan ahead, that is. All this week we’ll be posting holiday gift guides to help you pick out the perfect present for that nerd or geek in your life. Category the first: Art!


Power Grid

40 Webcomics You Need to Read

Comics are wonderful, visual ways of getting a story across, and it goes without saying that we at The Mary Sue love them. But as wonderful as they are, grabbing issue after issue can add up. And yet the desire for more comics persists. Luckily there are plenty of creative, engaging, funny, complex—and free!—stories and gag strips out there for those of us who need our dose of sequential art. You just have to know where to look. Enter the Internet.



The Harvey Award Nominees (With Links to Many of the Ones You Can Read Online for Free!)

If you’re a fan of Fiona Staples, Noelle Stevenson, Becky Cloonan, Laura Allred, Colleen Coover, Lora Innes, or Jenny Frison, (and many other folks besides), then you should go congratulate them!


Together At Last

Noelle Stevenson Illustrates Famous Fictional Couples from Buffy, Miyazaki, ’90s TV, And More

There’s a reason we love Noelle Stevenson (a.k.a. Gingerhaze) around here, and the reason is that she draws stuff like this. And her mad skills at depicting ’90s hair and fashion. And her San from Princess Mononoke. And her propensity for stripes. (Fine, fine, I can’t speak for Susana and Jill on that one—I just really like stripes and plaid.)