Mariko Tamaki

DC Previews Mariko Tamaki and Mikel Janin's Wonder Woman #759

Diana Vs Dinosaurs in Mariko Tamaki and Mikel Janin's Wonder Woman

Mariko Tamaki was due to take over Wonder Woman as the new ongoing writer in June.. that's now July, because of the shutdown, with Mikel Janin on Wonder Woman #759 Now it's heading to FOC this weekend, DC Comics want to let you have a look at a few of the pages alongside covers by[...]

Mariko Tamaki and Mikel Janín Join Wonder Woman Ongoing, Bring Back Maxwell Lord

Mariko Tamaki, best known for her graphic novels Skim, Emiko Superstar, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, the Eisner-Award winning This One Summer, and for several prose works such as  Cover Me,She has also written comics with other people's characters including Hulk, Supergirl: Being Super, Lumberjanes and Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass. And she is adding[...]

X-23 #3 cover by Mike Choi and Jesus Aburtov

X-23 #3 Review: Not Enough Gabby, but Some Solid Action

Mariko Tamaki still writes a compelling X-23, and Juann Cabal’s artwork is gorgeous.[caption id="attachment_910562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-23 #3 art by Juann Cabal and Nolan Woodard[/caption]The chase scene owes much of its intensity to the art of Cabal He is very skilled at depicting action sequences, and the comic derides much of its overall quality from[...]

X-23 #2 cover by Mike Choi and Jesus Aburtov

X-23 #2 Review: The New Best Dynamic Duo in Comic

Also, Jonathan is amazing, but he needs to get back to talking with Rocket Raccoon’s speech device.Mariko Tamaki is already on the way to surpassing the brilliance of All-New Wolverine, and I hope the book keeps down this path.[caption id="attachment_894719" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-23 #2 art by Juann Cabal and Nolan Woodard[/caption]Juann Cabal, who worked many[...]

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #3 cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli, Roberto Poggi, and Dean White

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #3 Review – Not Enough Claws or Killer

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Daken is pinned down by the undead horde, but he finds his way to the warehouse in which Sabretooth and Lady Deathstrike are hiding. The three know this may be their final stand, but Daken has a suspicion that a glowing green device he spotted is responsible for both he zombies and the […]

X-23 #1 cover by Mike Choi

X-23 #1 Review: Gabby and Laura Are Still a Wonderful Team

Plus, geneticists are still trying to steal the genetic material of a Wolverine.Mariko Tamaki shows she understands one of the main things that made Tom Taylor’s All-New Wolverine so great: the interplay between Laura and Gabby These two have great chemistry, and their sisterhood is one of the cutest damn things in comics.The main plot[...]

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #2 cover by Greg Land and Jason Keith

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #2 Review – Claws vs. Zombies

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Daken is taken by soldiers after being pinned down by zombies. Across town, Sabretooth and Lady Deathstrike are also ambushed by the undead. They fight them off, but Victor is bitten. The wound isn't healing, and he is ready to abandon Deathstrike and Daken to escape. However, escape isn't a readily available option, […]

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #1 cover by Greg Land, Jay Leisten, and Frank D'Armata

Hunt for Wolverine: The Claws of a Killer #1 Review – Gritty and Murderous Fun

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A small town in the middle of nowhere receives unexpected and untimely visitors that set off a mysterious device. Elsewhere, Lady Deathstrike, Sabretooth, and Daken come together on the matter of Wolverine's apparent resurrection. The three decide that, if Logan is alive once more, they are going to just have to kill him […]

Humanoids Announces New Imprint, 'Life Drawn'

In this sumptuously beautiful and important graphic novel, you will intimately bear witness to what so few in the world have been privy to.”Luisa: Now and Then by Carole Maurel, Adapted by‎ Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) Publication date: June 20, 2018; ISBN: 978-1594656439; 272 Pages; $29.95 A queer transformative tale about self-acceptance and sexuality, written and[...]

X-23 cover july 2018

X-23 Replaces All-New Wolverine in July from Mariko Tamaki, Juann Cabal

But we're still sad to see it go.Don't think of it as losing an All-New Wolverine, however! Instead, think of it as gaining an X-23! In July, Laura Kinney is getting both a name change and a new #1 issue as Mariko Tamaki, Jaunn Cabal, and Nolan Woodard launch X-23 #1."I am so psyched to[...]

She-Hulk #163 cover by Rahzzah

She-Hulk #163 Review: A Deservedly Uplifting Conclusion

After the emotionally intense and heavy series from Mariko Tamaki, it’s nice to have an uplifting finale that insinuates that She-Hulk’s life is looking up.It is a text-heavy issue, with much of the comic consisting of banter between Jen and Patsy, but it’s quick and entertaining dialogue Plus, it allows the comic to close out[...]

green hornet

Comics for Your Pull Box, March 7th, 2018: Green Hornet #1, Ghostbusters Annual, and More

What does the future hold for She-Hulk? Figure out in this finale from Mariko Tamaki and Diego Olortegui.[caption id="attachment_805377" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men: Red #2 cover by Travis Charest[/caption]X-Men: Red #2X-Men: Red #1 blew me away, and I'm really hoping we have a good mainline X-Men series on our hands The only way to find out is by checking out[...]


Confirmed: Marvel's She-Hulk Also a Victim of Christmas Cancellation Massacre

Writer Mariko Tamaki appears to have confirmed that She-Hulk is amongst the casualties of Marvel's March solicitation bloodbath, which has so far also seen Hawkeye, Gwenpool, Luke Cage, Iceman, Jean Grey, and Generation X canceled, with America probably gone as well, though no one has officially confirmed that one yet Defenders also seems to be ending,[...]

She-Hulk #159 art by Mike Deodato Jr. and Marcelo Maiolo

Marvel Legacy She-Hulk #159 Review: Lunch At Burgercakes

and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Mariko Tamaki’s tenure on Hulk/She-Hulk has definitely brought the comic a more slice-of-life feel than previous iterations of the Jen Walters’ comic book As such, it tends to have a slower pace and more character-focused than other comics from Marvel I can often groove on that, with Dennis Hopeless’ Spider Woman, Matt Fraction’s[...]

It Gets Geekier And The Importance Of LGBTQ Representation

Hosted by Bryan Pittard of Flame On! Podcast with a panel including Sina Grace, Kris Anka, Mariko Tamaki, Megan Townsend of GLAAD and Marc Andreyko.Yehl introduced Pittard to host the panel, and after introductions starts the conversation with Yehl about coming out in the media Yehl discussed living in a conservative family and working in[...]

LGBT Books And Graphic Novels Targeted By Censorship

The ALA's 2016 list of the Top Ten most challenged books in American Libraries and school has revealed that a vast majority of those challenged and banned are books containing LGBTQ characters or themes, particularly the transgender aspect of the community. There are also a significant number of graphic novels, both original and collected editions, […]