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Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Johanna Draper Carlson runs ComicsWorthReading.com, where she has provided independent reviews of graphic novels, manga, all kinds of comic books, and related media since 1999.

Twitter: @johannadc

Dec 14, 2014

Cleopatra in Space: Target Practice

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Cleopatra in Space: Target Practice Cleopatra in Space started as a webcomic, but when it was picked up for print publication, author Mike Maihack created a new story that explains...

Dec 11, 2014

The Question of the Missing Head an Intriguing Mystery With SF Overtones

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Calling The Question of the Missing Head “an Asperger’s Mystery” might seem trendy, but the approach works very well. I loved reading it. The Question of the Missing Head Samuel...

Dec 10, 2014

The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Goes Inside Studio Ghibli

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I know a number of my readers will be interested in this. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness is a documentary about the workings of the famous animation studio that...

Dec 08, 2014

Second Round of Shonen Jump Start Stories

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Earlier this year, I wrote about Jump Start, Viz’s program of debuting new series in Weekly Shonen Jump the same day they launch in Japan. Beyond the first three titles,...

Dec 08, 2014

Super-Fan Builds Makes a Groot Swing

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The folks behind the Man at Arms YouTube video series have just launched Super-Fan Builds. It’s a similar show, only a bit less violent, as they expand creative vision beyond...

Dec 07, 2014

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

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Justice League: Throne of Atlantis Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released more details on the next original DC universe animated movie. The 75-minute Justice League: Throne of Atlantis will be...

Dec 07, 2014

Doctor Who Comics Celebrate Holiday With Exclusive Triptych

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The WHO Shop in London, “the premier retailer of Doctor Who products and related merchandise”, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in conjunction with Titan Comics with a trio of exclusive...

Dec 07, 2014

Peggy Carter Comic Something to Watch For in 2015

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Good premise, good creators, good characters… let’s hope this title lives up to its promise! Operation S.I.N. #1 is available January 7 (the day after the show debuts). It’s the...

Dec 07, 2014

Jessica Jones Casting Sounds Like a Good Idea

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Photo of Krysten Ritter from her Facebook page The Netflix Marvel TV shows announced a year ago — short series featuring Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage —...

Dec 06, 2014

Turning Japanese by MariNaomi

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2D Cloud will be publishing MariNaomi‘s autobiographical Turning Japanese in September 2015, but in the meantime, you can read the first eight chapters at their website. The book is described...