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Having a single supplier is bad, and so is having a single distributor. But worse than either of these nightmare scenarios is the one where you're at the mercy of a company that is neither a supplier nor a distributor.

Cosplay Dossier

Furry costumes are some of the most impressive, elaborate, and huggable costumes you'll see at a convention.

Space, Spells, and Spandex

Spider-Man issue 2 recently touched on the issue of diversity in comics. We touch on it further.

Speeding Bullets

Frank Miller's Batman hasn't resonated with readers in over a decade. What makes The Dark Knight III so different?

Cosplay Dossier

At GDC, Microsoft bungled a PR response, and in doing so, contributed to the stigma that cosplayers are attention-seeking exhibitionists.

Gutter Mouth

We're all adults here, right?

The Panelist

From sex-positive fantasy to a deeply disturbed acorn, Phil Kahn introduces his five favorite webcomics.

Speeding Bullets

Superman: American Alien is proof that selfless, Boy Scout heroes can be great characters without resorting to grim violence.

Cosplay Dossier

With all the kerfuffle about Rey being skinnier than a battle droid in Star Wars The Force Awakens, and the ongoing complaints that the latest Wonder Woman is built more like a super model than an Amazon warrior, we've crossed into the realm of body shaming skinny women in sci-fi.

Gutter Mouth

In which Grey laments the sorry state of John Constantine.

The Panelist

Darth Vader is going to do whatever the Hell he wants in his own damned book.

Space, Spells, and Spandex

The X-Men's adventures have been ramping up in intensity since the 1960s. So why are they so dull lately?

Speeding Bullets

After almost five years with the New 52, DC Comics' "Rebirth" event couldn't arrive at a better time.

Cosplay Dossier

In cosplay, there are also a lot of variables in the perceived quality of a costume, so how do we keep the competitions fair?

Cosplay Dossier

Check out Liana's list of cosplay travel essentials that don't weigh much or take up much luggage space.