Where Romance and Comics Meet

Comics Guide Part 2: Comics Creation and Consumption

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2018 10:04:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in comics guide

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Today we'll be talking about how comics are made and how we read them. Hint: the writers and artists think about the reader the entire time they're making the comic.

Need a refresher? Take a look at the intro post and the terminology post from last week.

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Review: Future Echoes, by Al Davison and Yen Quach

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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Once in a great while, a piece of art comes along, destroys you, and puts you back together. FUTURE ECHOES is one of those pieces. As an able-bodied woman, I was hesitant to review this book because it's not my place to speak on the quality of disability representation. But, as Editor Alisa Kwitney writes in the introduction:

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Comics Guide Part 1: Intro to Comics

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in comics guide

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Today we'll be talking about comics terminology and laying the foundation for the rest of the series. Need a refresher? Take a look at our intro post from last week.

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Review: Gamer Girl & Vixen - Vol 1

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2018 10:25:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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The first volume of Gamer Girl & Vixen is called "Flirty Money," and that spirit of fun and puns continues throughout the book. I saved it for a rainy day and, while you could certainly refer to all of 2017 that way, I was happy to make it my last comic read of the year. See, it's about "love, lesbians, and larceny," which is a delightful twist on the traditional uber-hetero uber-serious superhero comics that seem to dominate the genre. 

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To Go Steady, or Not to Go Steady…

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 8, 2018 10:02:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in guest post

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Jacque Nodell runs Sequential Crush, the vintage counterpart to Love in Panels, and we are delighted to have her on the blog today talking about a classic romance comic from the 60's and her new book!

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Comics: A Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in comics guide

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Hello! Welcome to the first post in a nine (I think) part series about getting started with comics. We'll be talking about comics as a whole, but giving examples that are romance or LGBTQ+ adjacent. We'll talk about a whole bunch of different things, all of which I've outlined below. We hope you love it!

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First Issue Review: Sleepless

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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A new fantasy romance comic with mystery and murder and an ADORABLE fennec fox!
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Rewind: Fresh Romance Vol. 1

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 26, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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To celebrate the fact that you can now get your digital hands on copies of both Volume 1 and Volume 2 of FRESH ROMANCE, we're running a post that Suzanne wrote back in July of 2016 about Volume 1. A lot has changed since then, but Volume 2 was just as lovely as the first.
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Read Your Comics Digitally? Lots of Year-End Sales

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 22, 2017 8:56:21 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in deals

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Matt was scrolling through ComiXology and thought y'all might be interested in some big sales happening now (and pretty much through the end of 2017). 

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Review: Bingo Love

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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