Megan Cavitt

Megan Cavitt is a clerk by day, a writer by night. She currently lives in Illinois but was born and raised in the American South, which explains her occasional use of the word "y'all." She has a bachelor's degree in History and Secondary Education from the University of Illinois, which means that, in an alternate universe, she could be your high school self's history teacher. Her hobbies include reading her way through the public library, researching comics history, and buying vintage copies of Ian Fleming novels. She's currently blogging about her New Year's resolution to watch fifty-two films in 2016. Blog: fiftytwofilms

Don’t Judge a (Comic) Book by Its Edges

How do the edges of books, comics, and graphic novels affect your experience? What do they say about the story?

The Gender Divide in My Graphic Novels Shelf

One Rioter takes a closer look at the gender divide within her graphic novels shelf.

6 Standalone Manga for Starters

These single volume, standalone manga are perfect for curious readers taking those first steps into the vibrant art form.

Native Realities: Authentic Indigenous Representation in Comics

Action Item: Sponsor an Indigenous Child’s Ticket to Indigenous Comic Con

A New Mexico comics publisher is throwing an Indigenous Comic Con for "Indigenerds," and you can help an Indigenous child attend.

Manga Hype: The “Sweater Weather” Edition

Let's get cozy, let's make blanket burritos, let's read manga! Here are 6 upcoming cute, cozy, and chilling manga releases.

Kickstart This: THE BIG BOOK OF BISEXUAL TRIALS AND ERRORS

Comics projects to back on Kickstarter ASAP, including Elizabeth Beier's series Bisexual Trials and Errors.

Manga Hype: Books about Manga Edition

A selection of manga-adjacent nonfiction and original fiction.

What I Learned from Alphabetizing My Books

The shelf organization struggle is real.

AFAR is a Vivid All-Ages Adventure

Comics Crossovers I Would Actually Like to See

Cross-property comics crossovers? They should happen more often.

Genre Kryptonite: Shonen Manga

One Rioter discusses why she loves shonen manga and gives readers suggestions for shonen to pick up.

5 (More) Comics That Should Be Adapted for the Stage

We'd love to see these comics adapted for the stage.

Manga Hype: Ladies Loving Ladies Edition

Looking for more manga featuring love between ladies? Megan has you covered.

MARCH and Racism in America: A Brief Personal Story

Megan discusses what the John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell story MARCH means to her, a white woman from Atlanta.

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