Emma Lawson

Emma Lawson

Librarian/writer/giant nerd

I write about comics, mostly. Contact me at emmalawson@gmail.com

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5 Comics to Tide You Over After Game of Thrones

If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones who now needs something else to do on Sunday nights, try reading these comics!

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How to Cosplay Without Weapons

Flame Con has banned toy guns; we talk about why this is a great move and how to cosplay without weapons.

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Interview: Hope Larson on COMPASS SOUTH, BATGIRL

Hope Larson was kind enough to speak to Panels about her new graphic novel Compass South, coming out June 28, what to expect from her first few issues of Batgirl, and why it’s so much fun to write for young readers.

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Reading Pathways: Valentine De Landro

Valentine De Landro is an illustrator, artist, and designer who has been working in comics for years, creating art for superhero comic books with Marvel and DC, other licensed properties like Buffy: the Vampire Slayer, and now his own creator-owned comic with Kelly Sue DeConnick. Not sure where to start with his work? We’ve got you covered!

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How to Get Commissioned Comic Art

Art is a huge part of the appeal of comics and if you’re anything like me, a beautiful cover or an interesting art style can get you to pick up a comic you’ve never heard of. That’s the beauty of comics—so much storytelling happens in the pictures.

Many of your favorite comic artists will also do commissions. This means you get get them to draw you whatever you want, for a price.

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What's On Your Pull List?: June 1, 2016

Every week, a different Panelteer will give you a rundown of the comics they’re most looking forward to for the week. Floppies, trades and omniboo are all fair game here. This week, Emma tells us what’s on her pull list.

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“Bed dug!” but Good Man: Michael DeForge's RESCUE PET

“Bed dug!” but Good Man: Michael DeForge's RESCUE P...

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Art Roundup: Sailor Moon

Welcome to Art Roundup, where we pick a comics character and spotlight their awesomeness with rad fan creations, including art pieces, jewelry, custom toys, and cosplay. This time, we’re spotlighting Sailor Moon, because we can’t stop playing Sailor Moon Drops.

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Sharing shelves (and sharing comics)

Is it good or bad when your significant other has very different taste in comics than you?

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No Context Given: He Didn't Like It

No Context Given: He Didn't Like It

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The Best Comics We Read in May 2016

The Omega Men #12 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. (Thomas Maluck)The grids. The William James closing quotes. The doctrine of no easy answers. The twelfth and final issue of T...

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What’s On Your Pull List?: June 1, 2016

Every week, a different Panelteer will give you a rundown of the comics they’re most looking forward to for the week. Floppies, trades and omniboo are all fair game here. This week, Emma tells us wh...