Anastasia Lin, subject of a new documentary called Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia Lin. Anastasia Lin is an award-winning actress, former Miss World Canada and human rights activist, and has appeared in over 20 films and television productions.
In a world where your crew is your family, 20 FISTS (written by Frankee White, illustrated by Kat Baumann, and lettered by DC Hopkins) tells the tale of how Chel & Billie deal with their budding romance when each come from rival fight crews.
David McLane, creator of GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) and WOW-Women Of Wrestling. GLOW has recently had a bit of a renaissance with the popular Netflix TV series based on the women’s wrestling promotion founded in 1986. WOW Wrestling, originally started in 2000 along with a relaunch in 2012, is owned by David McLane and Los Angeles Lakers owner and president Jeanie Buss. WOW inked a deal with AXS TV in June 2018 for a weekly show a part of the AXS TV Fights roster and just started their second season on AXS TV September 6th and will air new episodes each Saturday at 8pE/5pP.
In The Plot #1, the inaugural title of Vault’s new Nightfall line written by Tim Daniel (Fissure, Enormous) & Michael Moreci (Wasted Space, Mall) and drawn by Joshua Hixson (Shangai Red), there is so much expertly packed into this first issue without telling too much.
Alice Vaughn, co-host of the comedy podcast Two Girls One Mic: The Porncast and the (in)famous creator of Offensive Crayons. On Two Girls, One Mic, which started in August 2018, Vaughn along with her co-host Yvette d’Entremont, share their mutual love of passing judgment on the many plot lines of hardcore porn, are bring the funny back to comedy as they help destroy society’s perception – and prejudices – about adult films in a playful way. With Offensive Crayons, Vaughn created an adults-only box of crayons for the wildly artistic with a healthy sense of humor – with names like Boner Bill Blue, Miscarriage Maroon, and Privilege (White), the inappropriately-named crayons have been banned from Amazon for “insulting children and Caucasians”.
The new album Eve from North Carolina-based hip hop artist Rapsody is the album hip-hop really needs right now. Rapsody is incredible on the mic and with each song titled after a historic woman, this isn’t just another album, it feels like it has an unapologetic purpose: to show the strength of the black woman.
The best thing about Issue 4 of She Said Destroy from Joe Corallo and Liana Kangas is that the story just intensifies leading to the climax waiting in Issue 5. What will happen? I don’t know and that’s the best part. The air of unknown makes this comic so damn interesting! Plus, we are getting some of Kangas’ best work in this series, especially her full page, one-pane illustrations that really tie the emotions and consequences of the story together.
Pat Shand is a writer and content creator. He is the co-creator and writer of Destiny NY, Snap Flash Hustle, Afterglow, Spooky Girls, Prison Witch, Gangster Ass Barista, Breathless Little Girl, Modern Dread, and more.
The guest for this episode is Japan-based freelance pro wrestler Alex Lee. She got her start training under former WCW and WWE wrestler Lance Storm at his Storm Wrestling Academy in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As we will talk about in this episode, Alex Lee details how she got interested in wrestling transitioning from a bank job and her time learning from Storm, along with her journey in wrestling from WWE’s developmental promotion FCW to her past seven years in Japan in promotions like REINA, OZ Academy, and Sendai Girls. We also talk about the history of Joshi and what its future could be.
The guest for this episode is California comic book artist Emily Pearson, who has done illustration for the following titles: Calexit: Emmie X, The Devil Within, Sweet/Vicious, The Wilds, Snap Flash Hustle from Black Mask Studios, Going to the Chapel from Action Lab, High Priestess by Rees Finlay, Sprouting and Other Tales of Curiosity by Asa Wheatley and many more. Pearson is currently working on the comic book Bonding with previous guest Matthew Erman.