Episode 19: Love Is Love

From IDW + DC's upcoming anthology


What should you do when someone gives you a criticism? What should you NOT do? Kristin and Thomas talk about the recent fiasco involving VOYA and how many writers, artists and creators don’t handle criticism well. Kristin talks about Check, Please and how cute it is. Thomas discusses the importance of telling your favorite creators how much you like their work! And of course, their favorite picks for the month! Come get some!


Lionel Shriver’s speech about cultural appropriation

Lionel Shriver’s follow-up interview

Moana costume

VOYA madness (it just… keeps… going)

AICL’s take on Raina Telgemeier’s Ghosts

TSU’s take on Ghosts

Valiant’s cat cosplay variant covers

Mariko Tamaki writing a Jennifer Walters Hulk story

Mariko’s also writing a Supergirl miniseries (with Joelle Jones on art)!

Check, Please! on Kickstarter

LGBTQ Anthology, Love Is Love, from DC + IDW

RIP C. Martin Croker

Gene Luen Yang receives MacArthur Grant (DC and Marvel (Ta-Nehisi Coates) each officially have an anointed genius writing for them)



Kristin’s Picks

Bandette 9781616552794

Supergirl (Rebirth) 9781401268466

Ruins 9781906838980


Thomas’s Picks

The Osamu Tezuka Story 9781611720259

Adventures of Supergirl 9781401262655 (related: Supergirl tshirt with Darwyn Cooke art)

Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto 9781626921962


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