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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

Apr 05, 2015

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #11-13

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I can’t tell how much of my enjoyment of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 comes from great comics with snappy dialogue and interesting character relationships, and how much of...

Apr 05, 2015

Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1

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Completing the modern run of Doctors with their fourth title, Titan Comics has launched Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1. This one’s a miniseries, five issues, written by Cavan Scott...

Apr 05, 2015

Lumberjanes Volume 1: Beware the Kitten Holy

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For those of us no longer excited by expensive serial comic releases, those who want more satisfying chunks of story, those who like longer-lasting comic formats, or those who can...

Apr 01, 2015

No Mercy #1

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Two of my favorite women making comics, Alex de Campi and Carla Speed McNeil (Finder, Bad Houses), have teamed up for a new Image series, No Mercy. Now, this series...

Mar 27, 2015

Meteor Prince Volume 1

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As portrayed by Meca Tanaka, Meteor Prince is silly comedy, but there’s nothing wrong with that. Hako is the Queen of Bad Luck, known for having things fall on her....

Mar 26, 2015

Terms of Service Explains Big Data in Comic Form

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Josh Neufeld has illustrated a lot of great graphic journalism (reportage in comic form), including The Influencing Machine (about the media), A Few Perfect Hours … and Other Stories from...

Mar 24, 2015

Abigail and the Snowman #4

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Roger Langridge’s charming modern-day fable concludes here, and the ending is just what I expected. (I previously talked about issues #1-3.) I don’t mean that I knew what was going...

Mar 24, 2015

Exclusive Preview Pages From Convergence: Superman Man of Steel

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DC has provided the following two character pages from Convergence: Superman Man of Steel #1 by Louise Simonson and June Brigman to provide background on John Henry Irons and his...

Mar 20, 2015

CONtv Announces More Original Programming, Free 30-Day Trial

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Now that CONtv is available, the programming announcements are proceeding. CONtv is a digital network for fans created by Wizard World and Cinedigm that can be watched on iOS, Roku,...

Mar 19, 2015

Gronk: A Monster’s Story

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The first book collecting Katie Cook’s adorable Gronk webcomic is now more widely available in comic shops through Action Lab Entertainment (as announced last year). Gronk is a classic fish...