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Image1 10Review of The Lost Puzzler

(I am a Harper Voyager Super Reader: HarperVoyager gives me free advance copies of upcoming science-fiction and fantasy titles, and in return I write honest reviews. This one is spoiler-free; I reveal nothing you couldn’t… [more]

image 2Too Much of Everything

Launched in the last month of 2018, TKO Studios is a new publisher that sets out to “redefine the industry.” Their first wave of announced comics includes titles like Sara – a World War II… [more]

Deltarune EmblemThis Next Experiment and the Values of Fun: Toby Fox and Gaster’s Deltarune Part III

In our second article, I wrote about Undertale, the presence of W.D. Gaster in the game and its code, the collaborative dynamic between Toby Fox and his audience as well as the implications it had… [more]

gunning for hits 2Gunning for Hits #1: Image Comics and Power and Responsibility

2019 has just barely put on its socks and we already have our first whiff a controversy in the comics-corner of the world. To wit: the first issue of the new Image series Gunning for… [more]

Time is a Flat Circle: Examining True Detective, Season OneSequart Releases Time is a Flat Circle: Examining True Detective, Season One

Just in time for tonight’s season-three debut, Sequart is proud to announce the publication of Time is a Flat Circle: Examining True Detective, Season One, by Melissa Milazzo. When it premiered in 2014, the first season… [more]

The Unbelievable Gwenpool 017 (2017)Breaking Panels, Breaking Time: Examples of the Connection Between Panel Construction and Narrative Time

In Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, he makes the comment, “To kill a man between panels is to condemn him to a thousand deaths”. An incredibly evocative piece of language, and very poetic in itself. But… [more]

Undertale Intro 201XPreliminaries in Undertale: Toby Fox and Gaster’s Deltarune Part II

Where we last left off, I wrote a general outline of how Toby Fox’s work in game hacking, music creation, and his participation in and moderation of EarthBound forums helped influence his development of Undertale,… [more]