Faith Erin Hicks' webcomic The Adventures of Superhero Girl focuses on the adventures of a Halifax-based superhero just starting out in the crimefighting business. In a more recent story, our hero must prove herself not just as a superhero, but as a Canadian superhero.
It's been on hiatus for a bit while Hicks works on other projects, but The Adventures of Superhero Girl remains one of my favorite webcomics. It's about a fledgling superhero (with a famous, beloved older brother) trying to find her way in the world, including making rent and remembering to take off her mask when…
Earlier this week, in our review of the Blu-ray set for Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2, we proclaimed Data and Geordi "the original Troy and Abed." Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks thought the same thing, coming up with this poster of pair hosting Community's imaginary morning show.
While the current US presidential election swirls amidst Super PACs, editorial endorsements, and constant fact-checking, the high school election of Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks' Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong involves something much more powerful: the high school cheerleading team. When Nate, the neurotic…
Madeleine L'Engle's scifi classic A Wrinkle in Time is 50 years old, and you can relive the entire tale of Meg and Charles Wallace in a brand-new edition. But if you don't have the patience to reread the entire book, cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks has conveniently broken down the entire plot in one brain-punching page.
After years of homeschooling, Maggie is ready for her first day of public school. But can she survive the hallways of high school? Will she make any friends? And why does that ghost keep following her around?
Superheroes dream of the big time: interdimensional crises, an arch-nemesis, a tricked-out lair. But Faith Erin Hicks' The Adventures of Superhero Girl reminds us that even superheroes have to start somewhere — with saving cats, shared apartments, and government stipends.
Now that Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy has come to a close, could we get a graphic novel adaptation? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks gives us a taste of what a comic Hunger Games might look like.