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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

Feb 22, 2015

She Makes Comics – A Documentary on Women in Comics

By Comics Worth Reading

I got a chance to watch the Sequart documentary She Makes Comics, which covers “the history of women in comics as creators, fans, and everything in between.” The movie is...

Feb 22, 2015

Catching up With The Double Life of Miranda Turner

By Comics Worth Reading

Last year, I told you about The Double Life of Miranda Turner, a digital comic by Jamie S. Rich and George Kambadais about a young superhero mentored by her dead...

Feb 21, 2015

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1

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I was curious to try the launch of the Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor comic series, because I lost interest in the show in the second half of the Eleventh...

Feb 21, 2015

Doctor Who Photo Covers Create New Companions

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The Doctor Who comics, like so many these days, are available with multiple covers. There’s usually a main art cover, possibly a painted variant, but there’s also been a lot...

Feb 13, 2015

Man From U.N.C.L.E. Trailer Shows Retro Spy Movie

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There’s an awful lot that can be unpacked from the new The Man From U.N.C.L.E. trailer, as shown below. We still have a fascination with the 1960s, a decade 50...

Feb 13, 2015

Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Original Animated Movie Aimed at Kids

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Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts DC and Warner Bros. have apparently had enough success with their original animated movie line, of which the most recent release is Justice League: Throne of...

Feb 11, 2015

Marvel and Sony Team Up for Next Spider-Man Movie

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As someone who cared so little about the most recent Amazing Spider-Man movie that I haven’t even seen it yet, I have mixed feelings about the news that Sony Pictures...

Feb 09, 2015

Shout! Factory Launches Free Streaming Service

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Shout! Factory has launched Shout! Factory TV, a new digital entertainment streaming service available on computer, connected devices, and via Roku. And it’s free! They’ll be showing “cult TV shows,...

Feb 08, 2015

Let’s Watch Some Marvel Trailers

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Marvel has released an ad for the return of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on March 3 that emphasizes the women on the show. Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen) is awesome (because she’s...

Feb 01, 2015

Young Justice: Invasion

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OK, everyone who told me, when I said I didn’t like Young Justice, that it got better, was right. Young Justice: Invasion, the renamed second and final season of the...