Contributor

234 Total Votes
1602 Articles Read
211 Articles Written

Comics Worth Reading

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

Sep 30, 2014

A Valuable Reminder for Comic Women

By Comics Worth Reading

The following sketch was done for me by Rob Walton (Ragmop). I thought it was from the one and only Philadelphia Comicfest in 1993, but googling suggests it was more...

Sep 30, 2014

Comic Publishers Aren’t Looking for Writers

By Comics Worth Reading

At least, that’s the message I took from Steve Morris’ useful round-up of submission guidelines for comic writers. The best-known flat-out don’t accept unsolicited submissions. Others only want to see...

Sep 30, 2014

Saturday Night Live Makes Fun of Marvel Movie Success

By Comics Worth Reading

From Saturday Night Live this past weekend, guest-starring Chris Pratt. Two key points: They’re already making fun of the idea of Ant-Man as a movie. And the line “We don’t...

Sep 25, 2014

Happy Non-Existent National Comic Book Day! Have Some Free Comics

By Comics Worth Reading

Apparently, today is National Comic Book Day, although no one knows why. But at least ComiXology is giving away 25 free comics, today only, to celebrate. They’re from Boom!, IDW,...

Sep 23, 2014

*Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey — Recommended

By Comics Worth Reading

One of the most amazing things about the explosion of graphic novels in the current era is how many great non-fiction comics have come out. One might argue whether or...

Sep 21, 2014

Arrow: The Complete Second Season

By Comics Worth Reading

I found the first season of Arrow a pleasant surprise. I hadn’t tried it on the CW, but I discovered it on disc, and watching several episodes at once allowed...

Sep 21, 2014

There’s Going to Be a Supergirl Show!

By Comics Worth Reading

This is surprising but exciting news. I guess superheroes are still a hot trend. According to Deadline.com, CBS has committed to a Supergirl series produced by Greg Berlanti, who’s also...

Sep 21, 2014

Powers TV Show a PlayStation Exclusive

By Comics Worth Reading

They first started trying to make a TV show based on Powers, the comic by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, back in 2009. A pilot was shot in...

Sep 12, 2014

Boom! Sleepy Hollow Comic Preview

By Comics Worth Reading

In advance of their Sleepy Hollow comic miniseries, due in October, Boom! Studios has put together some five-page comic short stories featuring the characters. The first is about Ichabod Crane...

Sep 10, 2014

Spinner Rack: Copperhead and Thomas Alsop

By Comics Worth Reading

Copperhead #1 written by Jay Faerber art by Scott Godlewski Image Comics, $3.50 As Faerber starts off his editorial note, “I’m not the first person to think of this.” Many...