Posts by Sam Maggs

Ladies Make Comics Too: Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey

Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey are in the midst of an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign to re-print one of the first-ever comic book superheroines (and she's Canadian, too!). Check out our interview with the two ladies who are bringing Nelvana of the Northern Lights back to life.

Ladies Make Comics Too: Agnes Garbowska

A queen of the comic convention circuit, Agnes Garbowska is an incredibly talented (and exceptionally sweet) creator of some of the cutest comics around. We got the chance to chat with Agnes at Fan Expo 2013, and asked her about her love of comics, and what it's like as a female transitioning from indie to mainstream comics.

What to Read Before Marvel Phase Two

We’ve got four more Marvel flicks to look forward to between now and 2015. To make the wait a little less unbearable, why not spend some time getting familiar with the source material? Here’s what you need to read to prepare yourself for the rest of Marvel’s Phase Two films!

Dream Casting: The Runaways Movie

With all the news coming out of SDCC about Marvel’s Phase 2 and 3 films, we can’t help but think about a long-shelved Marvel project that’s near-and-dear to our hearts: The Runaways. Here's our dream casting!

Dream Casting: The Fables Movie

If you’re a fan of Bill Willingham’s amazing Eisner award-winning comic book series Fables, then you’ve probably heard the recent announcement that the DC/Vertigo series is being developed for the silver screen. Here’s our list of dream casting for the upcoming Fables movie!

Villains Take Over at DC Comics!

It’s good to be bad at DC Comics! Two years after their New 52 re-launch, DC will hand all of their titles over to some of the worst scoundrels in the comic universe in September 2013.

Check Your Shelf:
June 2013

Hey fellow Dorks! I’ve been getting a lot of messages from community-minded Dork Shelfers who want to share their exciting new comics, upcoming events, and crowd-funding campaigns with the world. Here’s my round-up of the most exciting goodies for June 2013!

Fave Finds: TCAF 2013

Sam Maggs shares her haul – and, of course, the wicked work of some incredibly talented folks – in her fave TCAF finds of 2013!

Ladies Make Comics Too: Gemma Correll

Full disclosure: I’m a fiend for pugs. It’s for this reason (among a long list of others) that I think Gemma Correll’s comics are some of the most amazing art pieces ever.

Ladies Make Comics Too: Amber Benson

You probably recognize Amber Benson from Buffy the Vampire Slayer; but, what you might not know about Benson is that, in the years since her Whedon days, she’s become a prolific creator of film, television, webseries, novels – and, of course, comic books!

Top 10 Superheroes Way Lamer Than Aquaman

Though Aquaman gets the short end of the stick in mainstream comic culture, there are far worse comic book characters out there. Check out this list of the top ten superheroes (and supervillains!) that you should definitely make fun of well before Aquaman.

Must Read: The Graphic Canon, Volumes 1-3

If you’d like to add a little class to your comic collection, The Graphic Canon has what you need. A three-volume collection, The Graphic Canon is all of the greatest literature in the history of the world, as seen through the eyes of the greatest comic artists in the world.