Thursday 26 November 2020

Comics Wrap-Up - We're Drawbridges Closing


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It's Thursday. Let's get some awesome-sauce comics-y, superhero-y goodness!


I've been reading Cursed Princess Club (for free) over on WebToons, and I love it so much!

It's about Gwen, Princess of the Pastel Kingdom, who isn't conventionally physically attractive - something which comes to her attention in a devastating way when her father makes arrangements for her marriage.

By chance, she finds herself meeting the Cursed Princess Club - an affirming and positive group, dealing with a range of disabilities and unconventional physical appearances caused by magic curses.

Brendon Urie in a princess tiara with a sparkly background
...There's a Brendon Urie GIF for everything!

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The 'episodes' (which is what WebToons calls the pages, sections, whatever) then go on to casually destroy stereotypes left, right, and centre, while being super-fun and often wholesome (though there is some drama!)

(And I love Jamie - Gwen's femme-presenting brother who literally sparkles! He's amazing.)

It also literally comes with its own background music - I mean, how many comics come with their own background music?! Lol.

Other Stuff

Check out Johanna @ Comics Worth Reading's review of indie comic Major Holmes & Captain Watson #1

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And if you're in the mood for Tony Stark acting as parent to a traumatised Peter Parker, check out last week's Friday Fics Fix. 😊

Comics Wrap-Up is taking a break in December, and will be back on 7th January 2021

Have you read Cursed Princess Club?

Any webcomic recs?

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  1. I have actually made a webcomic before! I went to a really techy high school and they used to make us do them all the time for assignments.

    1. I don't know if that's lazy or innovative on the part of your teachers... maybe both! Lol :)


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