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.

What We’re Reading Wednesday

Wednesday! Glorious comic book day! Check out our post to see what we’re looking forward to reading this week, and let us know what you’re picking up as well. Our pick of the week: Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #6 Story: … Continue reading

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Let’s All Go Nuts (for a Squirrel Girl Ongoing)!

Before I get started, I would like to take the time to help everyone visualize my reaction to finding out that Squirrel Girl is receiving her own ongoing. Please see below. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get … Continue reading

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Review: Bodies #1 – 2

Bodies #1 & 2 (of 8) Story: Si Spencer Art: Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tual Lotay, Phil WinsladeColors: Lee LoughridgeLetters: Dezi Sienty and Taylor EspositoPublisher: Vertigo When it comes to comics, my taste can charitably referred to as “varied”. I will admit that I … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading Wednesday

Wednesday! Glorious comic book day! Check out our post to see what we’re looking forward to reading this week, and let us know what you’re picking up as well. Our most pulled of the week wasn’t even a contest. Sex … Continue reading

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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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