The Fundemental Structure of the Hero’s Journey

Iskander Kayenbosch on the fundamentals of how heroes work.

A Friendly Reminder of What Gender Transition is Not

Justin Hubbell puts into words (and pictures!) what so many are feeling. We believe this comic is helpful to anyone at any place along the gender spectrum. We think you’ll agree.

Pronoun Do’s and Don’ts

What do you do when you’re not sure whether to say “he” or “she”?*

Unbelievably Bad Comics: Catching Up…

Ever wonder what a really bad case of the Mondays looks like?

Happy Jack Kirby Day!

Gone, but not forgotten, comic book legend Jack Kirby is remembered every year on August 28th. Happy birthday, sir.

Artists Expose the Truth About Family Violence With Moving Comic

Dickson Lam and Ted Closson’s stunning and honest comic about cycles of abuse comes from Lam’s childhood

Conflict Resolution: I Hope Words Work for Our Sons

Teaching kids to solve conflicts by talking it out is great, but what happens when words don’t work? Carter Gaddis hopes for the best.

Make-a-Wish Turns San Francisco Into Gotham for Batkid

“I wish to be Batkid.” – Miles, age 5

#33: Long Night in the Club

The being ready is important and the delivering the best you can is even more important.

#31: Bamboo is Serene

A casual observation by my daughter reveals a little bit of the world through her eyes.

Even Smart Kids Do Stupid Things: The Plastic Knife

Carter Gaddis kick starts the first in a series on the never ending ways our kids hurt themselves and how we deal with the mini-me before us

Men Have Multiple Brains

Gint Aras makes a curious discovery while eating nuts.

Homophobia in the new ‘Walking Dead’?

According to Towleroad, the 100th issue of The Walking Dead, introduces a new villain – Nagen – whose apparent sociopathy is indicated by his deep homophobia.

Great Moments in Greatness: Joss Whedon & Nick Fury [@samuelljackson @marvel #avengers]

Two powerful leaders of men and women take a moment to confer as disaster looms.

Movies: New Avengers Clip Almost Has Nick Fury Ask About Marcellus Wallace

Samuel L. Jackson shows some of why a man with no powers matters so much in Marvel’s team up.

Comics: Mister Terrific’s Last Hurrah, On Shelves Today [@ewrote @dccomics]

The last major market Black comic book with a Black writer bows out today, and we take a look.