Author Archives: Lina

About Lina

A university graduate with three too many degrees and an urge to just keep moving. Not too keen to stay on the beaten path, moving is all that she feels like doing. Pieced together from a little bit of everywhere (culturally speaking) she has a love of pop culture and learning that is kind of out of control. Sometimes she acts a little bit like an insane old British lady or an eight year old on speed. Let's not get her started on the books (or soap operas or her affection for making up drinking games). Then we'd be here all day.

Thor News Isn’t That Shocking (Pun Intended)

“What do you think of the news about Lady!Thor?” This question has been running rampant through the blogosphere and beyond since Marvel’s announcement last week. As a comic book fan of the female persuasion, I lost the ability to count … Continue reading

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Review: Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1: The Shrike

Pretty Deadly, Volume 1: The Shrike Story: Kelly Sue DeConnick Art: Emma Rios Colors: Jordie Bellaire Letters: Clayton Cowles Publisher: Image The moment that Pretty Deadly was announced, I mentally added it to my pull list. I knew that at the very … Continue reading

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Webcomic Wednesday: Pumpkin Spiced

Webcomic Wednesdays is a weekly feature here at Girls Read Comics Too. Each week, we like to shine a spotlight on one of the webcomics that we happen to keep up with on the interwebs. Pumpkin Spiced is an adorable … Continue reading

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Review: Black Widow, vol. 5 #1

Story: Nathan Edmondson Art: Phil Noto Letters: Clayton Cowles Publisher: Marvel Behind the cut is a review for Black Widow, volume 5, issue 1. There are light spoilers for this issue, but none for future issues. If you’d like to go in complete … Continue reading

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Webcomic Wednesday: Altar Girl

Webcomic Wednesdays is a feature here at Girls Read Comics Too. We like to shine a spotlight on one of the webcomics that we happen to keep up with on the interwebs. Altar Girl is a cute little comic whose existence … Continue reading

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Review: Alex + Ada #1

There will be light spoilers for the wholly ignorant, but anyone with a passing knowledge of the premise  should be good to go!

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Review: Battle of the Atom, parts 1 – 5

I’ve been keeping up with the Battle of the Atom event and decided to give it a review midway through the arc. There will be some light spoilers, so please keep that in mind before clicking the jump!

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BCC 2013: General Thoughts & Official East Coast Fables panel

For a variety of (spectacularly boring) reasons, I wasn’t able to spend as much time at Baltimore Comic Con this year as I have in the past. However, I did manage to canvas the floor, meet a ton of really … Continue reading

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Quick Guides: Helping Others Get Started

“I’m thinking of starting to read comics. Where do you think that I should start?” That question (and various iterations of it) holds the dubious honor of being both my favorite and my least favorite question to be asked. I … Continue reading

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Countdown to San Diego: Lina’s Favorite Moments

  San Diego Comic Con is just around the corner, and the three of us here at GRCT are going to be counting down to it with a series of posts. Look for them every Wednesday leading up to preview … Continue reading

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