Author Archive for Robin

Site Update

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I wanted to post a brief notice to let our readers know that, unfortunately, our site has been under malicious attack for the past week or so, and we are currently working to correct any issues and implement upgrades in…

TCAF Top Ten 2013

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What is this TCAF of which we speak?  Well, it is perhaps my favorite comics event I am lucky enough to attend every year, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.  This year was the tenth anniversary of the festival, and so…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #8

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 18 of 25 Comments: Beneath a Meth Moon was an easy read, very good for reluctant readers.  I would have liked to see more of…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Abby I just saw that Guillermo Del Toro and Steven Thompson (from Dr. Who and the BBC Sherlock) are developing a series based on Naoki Urasawa’s Monster!  Monster is probably my favorite manga series and I cannot wait to see…

Roundtable: Eisner Award Nominee Reactions

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The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards nominees for 2013 have been announced! We reviewers here at No Flying No Tights decided to gather together and do what comes naturally to any fan: debate the choices,  consider this year’s categories, speculate…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Sarah I’m so excited!  I have a totally legit happy this week!!  My brother wrote the script for a comic, and he partnered with an artist in January.  They’ve been updating their blog with some funny games/surveys/”informational” posts from the…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #7

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 16 of 25 Comments: Juvenile in Justice – It was really hard to get my hands on this book. I tried to buy it for…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #6

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 13 of 25 Comments: I am finally tackling the Alanna books.  I read books 2 (In the Hand of the Goddess) and 3 (The Woman…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #5

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 11 of 25 Comments: I finally finished Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe and loved it.  I sat down yesterday to read…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #4

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 10 of 25 Comments: I finished Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am.  I agreed with someone who posted before (sorry I can’t remember who).…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin My happy is this: My So Called Secret Identity. A new superheroine who is decidedly (and purposefully) not ridiculously sexualized, a super-smart PhD with no superpowers but her brain, and who is very much in the vein of Batgirl.…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #3

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 8 of 25 Comments: I got behind in my reading this week.  I’ve started Bomb, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, and…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin I apparently have many happys this week. One is: Bad Machinery is out in print!  YAY! Plus, it contains a hilarious slang glossary for anyone not as steeped in British slang (i.e. television) as I am.   Two is…