Monstress captivates with its fusion of Western comics and manga

The arrival of Monstress #1 (Image) from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda emphasizes just how much Image Comics has been betting on more traditional fantasy and science fiction work in the past few years. Comics like 8House and the related From Under Mountains, many of the shorter works in Island, Southern Cross, and ODY-C

Duh! What’s your pop culture facepalm moment?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…