We love to read comics!
Do you love to read comics? Never read a comic? Looking for something new? Need to discuss your favourite stories and characters? You need to come out to our book club!
About every two months we meet at Variant Edition Comics and Culture and discuss a few different collections of comic books. Genres, authors, and mediums vary and we try to keep things fresh!
Here are the book club meetings for 2016 we can planned (subject to change):
All Ages: Archie by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples and Lumberjanes by Shannon Waters, Grace Ellis, and Noelle Stevenson.
Marvelous Superheroines: A-Force by G. Willow Wilson, Marguriette Bennett, and Jorge Molina, Captain Marvel by Kelly-Sue Deconnick and David Lopez, and Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona.
Creator Spotlight on Brian K. Vaughn: Saga (Fiona Staples, art) and Paper Girls (Cliff Chiang, artist)
The Horror, The Horror: Revival by Tim Seeley and Mike Norton, Afterlife with Archie by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack
What else have we met and discussed? Well… So far we have met and talked about:
SHE-HULK Volume 1: Law and Disorder by Charles Soule and Javier Poulido
Erotic Comics: Lost Girls by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, Chester 5000 XYV by Jess Fink, Smut Peddler anthology edited by Spike Trotman, Sunstone by Sjephan Selik, Webcomics: Oh Joy, Sex Toy and Oglaf.
Bitch Planet Volume 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly-Sue Deonnick and Valentine De Landro, Pretty Deadly Volume 1: The Shrike by Kelly-Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios this meeting featured a a special Skype Q&A with Kelly-Sue herself!)
Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky and Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughan