we are not brimpers but

We Are Not Brimpers, But …

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… my wife and I both enjoy Sex Criminals. Which is why, for our fifth wedding anniversary, I got us matching Running Is Bullshit tank tops.

we are not brimpers but

When we lived in South Korea, it seemed like every couple there was matchy-matchy. That is, they wore coordinated or straight-up matching outfits whenever they went out together. Matchy-matchy is not and never has been Kat and my’s style. The closest we’ve come to purposely wearing matching outfits has been at weddings (coordinated dresses and ties) and mud runs (where there is often a theme).

Extra Crunchy Fun Front Cover Cropped

Check Out the First Issue of Extra Crunchy Fun!

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Extra Crunchy Fun Vol 1 Issue 1 Cover

Excuse me as I indulge in a bit of self-promotion! The wonderful Kathryn Prince (a.k.a Red Phacelia) and I just put out a new zine, and if you like this blog, I think you’ll dig our zine, too. Especially if you are a fan of “Marvel’s” “Thanos” (an entirely new character who is obviously legally distinct from Marvel’s Thanos):

Thanos Comic Teaser Extra Crunchy Fun
What is this goofball up to now???

Want to learn why Thanos should have paid attention in biology class? Then click this link to purchase the first issue of Extra Crunchy Fun from Gumroad for just $1. You’ll not only get Kat’s three-page Thanos comic, but also a couple short prose stories, an excellent no-bake cookie recipe, a Star Wars-themed crossword, and more! Which is actually quite the bargain.

If you purchase the zine, definitely come back here afterward and leave a comment letting us know what you thought of it. We’re already planning our next issue, and we’d love to use your feedback to make it even crunchier.

John Stewart Ultraviolet Lantern - Matt Reads Comics

BONUS: Beware His Power, Ultraviolet Light

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In light of this week’s Justice League solicits, take a gander at the immense powers my wife imagined for an Ultraviolet Lantern back near the end of Blackest Night. Didn’t see any bugs circling John Stewart on that Jorge Jiménez cover for Justice League 3, but maybe on the interior …

Ultraviolet Lantern - Kat Prince - Kioquinos - Matt Reads Comics

It’s been a bit since Kioquinos posted anything on her tumblr (I keep bugging her to get back at it), but if you like the above, you can see more of her stuff there.