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Chris M. Arnone

The son of a librarian, Chris M. Arnone's love of books was as inevitable as gravity. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. His novel, The Hermes Protocol, was published by Castle Bridge Media in 2023 and the next book in that series is due out in winter 2024. His work can also be found in Adelaide Literary Magazine and FEED Lit Mag. You can find him writing more books, poetry, and acting in Kansas City. You can also follow him on social media (Facebook, Goodreads, Instagram, Twitter, website).

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11 of the Best New Comics and Graphic Novels to Read in April 2023

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Riot Roundup: The Best Comics We Read January-March 2023

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The History of the Bury Your Gays Trope

What is the Bury Your Gays trope? How did it start? Why does it still persist in books and film to this very day?

10 Comics to Read Before You Play Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Before you start carving your way through Imperial baddies in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, give these ten comics a read.

10 New Comics to Read in March 2023

These ten new comics in March 2023 have everything you could want, from superheroes to sci-fi to horror, and back again.