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What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin Faith Erin Hicks’s comic recap of TCAF at Tor.com.  I too am still craving good Korean BBQ. Also, I just found out that I apparently convinced my local high school to include the excellent Zahra’s Paradise by Amir and Khalil on…

Rave: The Legend of Korra

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It should come as no surprise that we here at No Flying No Tights were waiting for the sequel to the beloved Avatar the Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, just as eagerly as any of the legions of fans…

TCAF 2012 Handouts

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For those lucky folks who attended TCAF this past weekend and attended the two panels I participated in but unfortunately left without our useful handouts, here they are, conveniently downloadable in PDF. From the Friday TCAF Librarian and Educator Day panel…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin Mine is really simple: I’m going to TCAF!  And I’ll be hanging with Snow, Eva, and many of my favorite comics people.  And I will hopefully score some Tony Cliff artwork… Emily Finally got a start on Nabari no Ou… I…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin I’m going to be a dork and say it’s this image, from Noelle Stevenson’s tumblr, that made me grin the widest. I think pretty much everyone I know would be pleased as punch to be sandwiched between Jeremy Renner and Tom…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Russ I’m amazed I saw this, considering I never update my own Twitter feed, but it was retweeted by folks I follow:  Perhaps the best BBC News caption you will ever, ever see:   It’s not often Alan Moore can make…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Jenny I am super happy this week that Crunchyroll has picked up the simulcast rights to the new Shinichiro Watanabe / Yoko Kanno collaboration Kids on the Slope–starting April 12, Thursdays are gonna be happy, 60s jazz-filled days for the next 13 weeks! …

Check out the Eisner Award Nominees

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We here at NFNT are always excited to see the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominations arrive every year (as we have two past judges on staff, speculation and discussion is particularly fun.)  As one of those past judges (my…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Jennifer H. In comic news…this was just too cute not to share: I Know that Feel, Bro (Love pairing Wolvie with Stitch…even if it is a technicality) Jack I did some guerrilla library outreach to the 500 or so kids waiting…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Russ Okay, I’m sure this is pretty much a no-brainer for most of us at this site, but I liked seeing the Unshelved interview over at Newsrama. It’s great when mainstream comics media pays attention to both webcomics and libraries.…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Apologies to all our readers for missing last week’s update, but now we have double the joy, right? Michael This has been an extraordinarily happy week for me. After 18 months Avengers: Children’s Crusade finished up in a magnificent conclusion. And after 7…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin For me, it’s this: Pure awesome. Plus, how much do I miss Michael Rosenbaum’s lovely face on my TV?  A LOT. Brazos For me it’s the new Avengers Trailer: Wow, this is looking like a really great Avengers story…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Andrew There’s more Castle Waiting on the way!  I heard vague rumors of weirdness surrounding second volume and got worried that author/publisher in-fighting would kill the series. I’m so happy to see that’s not the case!     Michael Wolverine…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Abby I had 13 teens come watch Adventure Time with me today in my Comics/Manga Club!  (I knew that would get them even if Black Butler wouldn’t). Plus, I just discovered Jack Kirby and Joe Simon’s Young Romance has been…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin I discovered this tumblr Return to X. Given all of our discussions about CLAMP and their excessive epicness, this came at just the right time.  I was snorting and laughing into the wee hours last night, reliving my unhealthy love for CLAMP’s X/1999…