Style Roundup: Throwing a Les Mis Pity Party

We’ll admit it, February can be a bit of a gloomy month. Spring is tantalizingly close… and yet it feels so far away when the snow is still falling. The holidays are long gone and those wonderful New Year/New You intentions are fading away in the rearview mirror. But though it may be a bit ‘blah’, February also marks the birthday of one of France’s best-known novelists: Victor Hugo. Born on the 26th in 1876, Hugo’s writing certainly suits his birth month – his most famous works (Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame) are deeply melancholy, with death and despair at every turn.

Comics for Sci-Fi Fans

When most people think of comics, they think of superheroes. It’s not surprising, considering the current obsession with on-screen comic book adaptations. From the multi-series DC universe on the CW to the sprawling cinematic universes of Marvel, DC, and Fox’s X-Men, comic books are big business – and there are a ton of superheroes.

R2Tea2: Crochet Your Own Tea Cozy!

Feel like there’s a restraining bolt on your productivity? Need a hot cup of refreshment to reboot?

It’s important to keep some comforts close at hand while you fight the Empire, and what goes better with a rousing game of holo-chess than a fresh pot of tea? Keep your tea warm till you’re ready to drink up with this nifty tea cozy modeled on everyone’s favorite* astromech droid: R2-D2.

Who's Your Galentine?

Not sure who to hang out with on Galentine's Day? Don't worry, Quirk Books has you covered!

THE PENGUIN'S GREATEST UMBRELLAS

February 10 is National Umbrella Day, and what better way to commemorate the occasion than to admire a few of the most unusual umbrellas, pernicious parasols, and baleful bumbershoots ever used by that Blackbird of Banditry, Gotham City's Man of A Thousand Umbrellas, The Penguin!

Common Sense From Fictional Characters

We asked some of our favorite fictional characters what one piece of advice or word of wisdom they’d give to the average person going about their daily life. Here were their responses.

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