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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

Jun 08, 2015

Gotham Home Video Date Announced

By Comics Worth Reading

The hit Fox (non-)superhero show Gotham has been announced for release on Blu-ray and DVD on September 8. Gotham was Fox’s highest rated fall drama debut in 14 years among...

Jun 08, 2015

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #11

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I know big, galaxy-risking, four-part stories are seen as more important, but it’s the one-off, quieter, more personal scenes that I really like in this series. I shouldn’t be too...

Jun 07, 2015

Old Wounds #1-3

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Old Wounds is a four-issue miniseries from Pop! Goes the Icon. It’s also available digitally on ComiXology. The first two issues are out, with #3 coming later this month. Writer...

May 30, 2015

Prophecy Volume 3

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My hopes for this series raised in volume 1 weren’t completely fulfilled. Instead of thoroughly exploring the nature of computer crimes and behavior online, Prophecy volume 3 follows up on...

May 29, 2015

Apartment Hunting

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Alison Wilgus (A Stray in the Woods) has released a new full-color minicomic, Apartment Hunting. The title’s a pun, you see. Hanne is a licensed apartment hunter in a world...

May 24, 2015

Doctor Who Summer Comic Event Crosses Over Four Doctors

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In keeping with the tradition of the big summer event, Titan Comics has announced that they will publish a five-part weekly crossover in August among their ongoing Doctor Who comic...

May 24, 2015

Noelle Stevenson Brings Back Runaways

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Marvel has announced that Runaways will return in June, which is exciting enough news in itself, but even more terrific is its writer — Noelle Stevenson! Stevenson is gathering plenty...

May 23, 2015

Resident Alien: The Sam Hain Mystery #1

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After the conspiracy theory that wove through Resident Alien: The Suicide Blonde, it’s a pleasure to get back to a more literary small-town mystery. In The Sam Hain Mystery, Dr....

May 20, 2015

Lumberjanes #14

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The more I read Lumberjanes, the more it grows on me. I’ve liked the concept — of a group of unique girls depending on each other — since the beginning,...

May 16, 2015

Batman: Murder at Wayne Manor

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I finally got a chance to sample Batman: Murder at Wayne Manor, one of Quirk Books’ interactive mysteries that feature replica artifacts. It’s written by Duane Swierczynski, as was The...