For our Featured Archive Post, Vom Marlowe looked at Billy and Blaze.

Erica Friedman discussed the Defenders and other comics she likes despite themselves.

I talked about empowerment and dicks in Almodovar’s Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

Ng Suat Tong on the not so transgendered world of Tezuka’s Princess Knight.

Domingos Isabelinho on Tim Gaze and abstract comics.

Kinukitty on angst and cat reaction shots in the yaoi manga I Give to You.

I did a series of reviews through the week on Pop R&B. Beyonce, Ashanti, Mariah, Britney, and more.
Utilitarians Everywhere

At the Atlantic I review Gail Carson Levine’s children’s book of William Carlos Williams adaptations and talk about how contemporary poetry has isolated itself. Plus! A poem by me!

At Splice Today I talk about Andrew Breitbart and new media navel gazing.

Also at Splice I review the crappy new Springsteen album.

Other Links

Art theory map.

A nice essay on Habibi and Orientalism.

A comics anthology supporting marriage equality is running a kickstarter campaign.

Qiana Whitted on how where you shelve comics affects how you read them.

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