X-Men-Based "Legion" Ordered to Series on FX
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Kelly has a degree in Sequential Art from The Savannah College of Art & Design. Her love of comics and superheroes have compelled her since she first discovered them as a teenager. Currently living in Manhattan with her boyfriend and a pitiful lack of pets, Kelly is the creator of CSBG's She Has No Head! and the 3 Chicks Review Comics Podcast, as well as CBR's VS! column. She's also a former CBR reviewer and a writer of comics and novels.
Kelly writes the "Jem and The Holograms" comic from IDW Publishing, is co-writer of Marvel's "Captain Marvel & The Carol Corps" and writer/creator of the graphic novel "Heart In A Box" from Dark Horse Comics. She's also published two novels -- "The Girl Who Would Be King" and "Storykiller." She's represented by The Irene Goodman Agency and managed by Principato Young.
FIRST COMIC: "Uncanny X-Men" #290
FAVORITE CHARACTER: Batman and a smorgasbord of female runner ups? Batwoman, Wonder Woman, Cass Cain/Batgirl, Rogue, Emma Frost, Michonne, Agent 355, Big Barda...the list goes on and on.
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It's the end of the year and Kelly Thompson has her year-end awards, like Best Cover, Miniseries, New Character, etc. Come see what earned acclaim!
Kelly Thompson has a question for you all -- where is the line drawn between "action hero" and "superhero?"
Kelly Thompson explains how Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine de Landro's "Bitch Planet" #1 nails being a perfect first issue.
Every year, Kelly Thompson reveals her current favorite females in fiction. See who made this year's list and see where your favorites landed.
Every year, Kelly Thompson spotlights some great women-centric comic book gifts for the holidays. Come see what she suggests this year!
Kelly Thompson is often asked what exactly does the term "female friendly" mean when it comes to comic books; here's here answer.
Kelly Thompson is often asked to recommend female-friendly comic books. Check out this list that you can snag on a $50 monthly comic book budget.
If Marvel Studios bucks popular opinion and doesn't hire Katee Sackhoff, Kelly Thompson has ten options that might make "Captain Marvel" soar.
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples continue their "flawless and consistent vision" with "Saga" #24, the last issue before the planned hiatus.
Mark Millar and Goran Parlov's closing chapter of "Starlight" is a "beautifully illustrated" conclusion to "a really fun adventure mini-series."
Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang's "In Real Life" OGN is a "heartfelt and emotionally engaging story" that explores the experience of an online girl gamer.
Multiple female character-driven ongoing announcements, a focus on women creators and more made this a show to remember.
Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard's "The Walking Dead" #132 is a great issue that contains a "masterful execution of a fantastic and terrifying new idea."
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & Robert Hack reimagine Riverdale's Teenage Witch with "Sabrina" #1, "a great start to a nice little surprise of a book."
As October begins, Kelly Thompson has a list of five comics she's most looking forward to, including "Gotham Academy" and the new "Thor!"
Jason Aaron & Ron Garney's "Men of War" #1 is a strong debut with "a dark edge and an ending that defies you to ignore the next issue."
Greg Rucka & Michael Lark deliver "another pitch-perfect, phenomenal issue" with "Lazarus" #11, "a joy and a terror to read."
Nathan Edmondson & Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #10 is "a fantastic example of the smart, understated work" inherent in the series' run.
Brian Michael Bendis and Mahmud Asrar's "All-New X-Men" #31 delivers an impressive issue filled with "chemistry and humor" between characters.
Kelly Thompson explores the real disappointment behind the reveal of the MIlo Manara "Spider-Woman" #1 variant, and what it could mean for the series.
Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #10 finds Natasha remembering her attempt to get an "old friend" out of Islamabad against Hawkeye's wishes, now that the same "old friend" has kidnapped Isaiah.
An absolutely massive cast fills the pages of Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #25 as the X-Men come home for the reading of Professor Xavier's will.
Jen Van Meter and Roberto de la Torre deliver intrigue and emotional impact in the debut of "The Death Defying Dr. Mirage" from Valiant.
Greg Pak and Jae Lee's "Batman/Superman" #13 starts a new arc off with a bang as an amnesia riddled Batman and Superman try to find their way.
"Sisters," a companion piece to Raina Telgemeier's best selling award winning "Smile" is both charming and relatable.
Brian Michael Bendis and Mahmud Asrar's "All-New X-Men" #31 pops with chemistry and humor as the original X-Men (minus Cyclops) head off on a team mission.
Princess Bubblegum and Marceline become licensed drivers, Finn and Jake try to eat a massive burrito, and The Ice King is super upset that they didn't show up at his birthday party in "Adventure Time" #31.
W. Haden Blackman and Michael Del Mundo's "Elektra" #5 closes up the first arc for the series and delivers easily its most impressive issue.
Storm resolves to make a difference in one girl's life but finds surprising answers to her questions in Greg Pak and Victor Ibañez's second issue of "Storm."
A game-changing development in Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's "The Walking Dead" #130 is unfortunately bungled in the execution.
Michael Alan Nelson's "Hexed" returns to Boom! with a new story and new artist, Dan Mora.
Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez bring the first arc of the new "Captain Marvel" to a close as Carol's attempt to do some good for the people of Torfa comes to a violent conclusion.
Peter Parker returns in Briand Michael Bendis and David Marquez's "Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man" #4.
Peter's half-sister plans to turn him over for a handsome bounty before he easily talks her out of it in Sam Humphries and Paco Medina's "Legendary Star-Lord" #2.
Charles Soule and Javier Pulido deliver the best issue yet of their wonderful new "She-Hulk" series.
Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips bring "Fatale" to a close with an oversized and appropriately satisfying issue for the generation spanning saga.
"How To Be Happy" is a stunning collection of some of Eleanor Davis' best work, insightful and moving musings on life, love, death and everything in between.
Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini may have a good sci-fi story in "Low" but issue #1 suffers in the execution.
Velvet redoubles her efforts by returning home and going to the source in Ed Brubaker, Steve Epting and Elizabeth Breitweiser's "Velvet" #6.
After a strong seven issues, Ryan North, Shelli Paroline, and Braden Lamb's "The Midas Flesh" #8 wobbles slightly on its dismount.