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Comic books in 'Women Who Love...'

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    Chicks Dig Comics SC (2012) A Celebration of Comic Books by the Women Who Love Them 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. In Chicks Dig Comics, editors Lynne M. Thomas and Sigrid Ellis bring together essays by award-winning writers and artists who celebrate the comics medium and its creators, and who examine the characters and series that they love. Gail Simone and Carla Speed McNeil describe how they entered the comics industry. Colleen Doran reveals her superhero crush, while Jill Thompson confesses to being a comics junkie. Other contributors include Marjorie Liu, Rachel Edidin, Jill Pantozzi, Kelly Thompson, and SF/F authors Sara Ryan, Delia Sherman, Sarah Monette, and Elizabeth Bear. Also featured: an introduction by Mark Waid and exclusive interviews with Amanda Conner, Louise Simonson, Greg Rucka, and Terry Moore. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 192 pages, Text Only. Cover price $14.95.

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    Whedonistas! SC (2012) A Celebration of the Worlds of Joss Whedon by the Women Who Love Them 1-1ST

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    1st printing. In Whedonistas, a host of award-winning female writers and fans come together to celebrate the works of Joss Whedon (Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Dr. Horrible). By discussing the impact of Whedon's work, their involvement with his shows fandoms and why they adore the worlds he's created, these essayists "aim to misbehave" in Whedon's rich, fantastical worlds. Essay topics include Sharon Shinn and Emma Bull elaborating on the perfection of Firefly; Jeanne Stein revealing Buffy's influence on Her creation, Anna Strong; and Nancy Holder relating on-the-set tales of Spike menacing her baby daughter while Riley made her hot chocolate! Other contributors include Seanan McGuire, Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Maria Lima, Jackie Kessler, Mariah Huehner, Sarah Monette, and Lyda Morehouse. Also featured is an exclusive interview with television writer and producer, Jane Espenson, who's no stranger to the Whedonverse! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 192 pages, Text. Cover price $14.95.

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    Chicks Dig Gaming SC (2015 Mad Norwegian Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. In Chicks Dig Gaming, a sister book to the Hugo Award-winning Chicks Dig Time Lords, nearly three dozen female writers craft essays that celebrate the gaming medium and its creators. Contributors include G. Willow Wilson (Alif the Unseen), Catherynne M. Valente (The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland...), Seanan McGuire (the October Daye series), Rosemary Jones (Forgotten Realms), Mary Anne Mohanraj (Bodies in Motion), and Jody Lynn Nye (the MythAdventures series). Also featured: exclusive interviews with Paizo CEO Lisa Stevens and Dragonlance author Margaret Weis. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 192 pages, Text. Cover price $14.95.

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    Chicks Dig Time Lords SC (2012) A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It 1-1ST

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    1st printing. 2011 Hugo Award-Winner! In Chicks Digs Time Lords, a host of award-winning female novelists, academics and actresses come together to celebrate the phenomenon that is Doctor Who, discuss their inventive involvement with the show's fandom and examine why they adore the series. These essays will delight male and female readers alike by delving into the extraordinary aspects of being a female Doctor Who enthusiast. Essays include Carole Barrowman discussing what it was like to grow up with her brother John (including the fact that he's still afraid of shop-window dummies), columnist Jackie Jenkins providing a Bridget Jones' Diary-style memoir of working on Doctor Who Magazine, novelist Lloyd Rose analyzing Rose's changes between the ninth and tenth Doctors and much more. Other contributors include Elizabeth Bear (Jenny Casey), Lisa Bowerman (Bernice Summerfield), Mary Robinette Kowal (Shades of Milk and Honey), Jody Lynn Nye (Mythology series), Kate Orman (Seeing I), and Catherynne M. Valente (The Orphan's Tales). Also featured is a comic from the Torchwood Babiez creators, plus interviews with Doctor Who companions India Fisher (Charley) and Sophie Aldred (Ace). Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 192 pages, Text. Cover price $14.95.