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Once & Future Review: A Dangerously Great Retelling of King Arthur

A scabbard without a sword inspires few legends and has never led to the murder of an unprepared archaeologist. Most would brush off the tragic end to a man lost in a senseless crime; thefts and their fallout are nothing new to the 24-hour news cycle. One grandmother knows better, however, and once she hears […]

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Once & Future and Spawn Top Diamond Gem Award 2019 Winners

Courtesy of Diamond Comic Distributors, here are the winners of the Diamond Gem Awards of 2019, voted on by comic book retailers in the direct market. Diamond says that "nominees were chosen by a panel of Diamond product specialists based on their overall impact on the industry, while comics and related merchandise were chosen on […]

BOOM! Heads to ALA with R.L. Stine, Delilah S. Dawson, Greg Pak, More

Boom Studios Announced Full Returnability Of Comics Through June 2020

Boom Studios today announced the BOOM! Retailer Support Services Program, a comprehensive set of initiatives effective immediately to aid comic book shops worldwide affected by the current coronavirus pandemic, with registered, qualified retailers gaining the following benefits. Full Returnability Through June: BOOM! Studios will extend the industry's best returnability program, the BOOM! Guarantee, by making […]

BOOM! Sets Final Volume of Llovet and Azzarello's Faithless for 2021

BOOM! Preps Final Volume of Llovet and Azzarello's Faithless for 2021

The world may be currently shut down as we attempt to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn't mean people need to stop masturbating to comics. In fact, they may even be masturbating more, stuck at home with nothing better to do. With that in mind, Faithless II #1 launches from explosive […]

FOC Cover Stories From Boom and Dynamite - From Red Sonja to Red Mother

FOC Cover Stories From Boom and Dynamite – From Red Sonja to Red Mother

Boom Studios and Dynamite Entertainment are the leading proponent of what is known as the FOC cover, releasing cover images just before the Final Order Cut-Off date in an attempt to goose last minute orders out of retailers. But this week, Marvel, Valiant, Vault and DC are stepping in too. Dynamite especially use tiered covers, […]

First Look at Audra Winslow's Jo and Rus

Cat-Wizard the Key to Inter-Grade Friendship in First Look at Audra Winslow's Jo & Rus

Everyone knows that middle-schoolers and high-schoolers can't be friends. It would upset all of the social norms that hold society together. But BOOM! Studios plans to defy convention with Jo & Rus, a new middle-grade graphic novel by Audra Winslow where its titular characters cross the grade-divide thanks to the coercion of a talking cat […]

Can Hipsters Solve the Y2K Problem in Heavy Vinyl: Y2K-O [Preview]

Can Hipsters Solve the Y2K Problem in Heavy Vinyl: Y2K-O! [Preview]

Ah, the late nineties, when all of our problems were so much simpler. Back then, the worst thing we had to worry about was that all of our computers were going to shut down because they couldn't handle four-digit years. Nowadays, a senile grandpa is about to battle an egomaniacal nitwit for the presidency, the […]



Brave BOOM! Studios Announces Plans for WonderCon

Brave BOOM! Studios Announces Plans for WonderCon

Other comic book publishers are still busy pulling out of next week's Emerald City Comic Con due to concerns about the coronavirus, but not explosive publisher BOOM! Studios. BOOM! is pressing forward, announcing plans to exhibit at the next big comic on, April's WonderCon. In addition to holding a panel on Saturday, April 11th, BOOM! […]

BOOM! Trolls Readers with Preview of Quotable Giant Days that Contains No Quotes

BOOM! Trolls Readers with Preview of Quotable Giant Days that Contains No Quotes

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios trolled its customers Thursday by releasing a preview of an upcoming quote book with no actual quotes in the preview. The Quotable Giant Days, by writer John Allison and artist Max Sarin, purports to collect " a mixture of witty and humorous quotes" from the series, but all we get in […]

New Power Rangers OGN Explores Aftermath of Time Force TV Series

New Power Rangers OGN Explores Aftermath of Time Force TV Series

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a new Power Rangers original graphic novel called Power Rangers: Sins of the Future, a sort of comic book version of a "where are they now?" segment starring Pink Ranger Jen Scotts and Red Ranger Wes Collins set after the end of the Power Rangers: Time Force TV show […]

FOC Cover Stories From Marvel, DC, Boom, Vault, Valiant, Dynamite

Boom Studios and Dynamite Entertainment are the leading proponent of what is known as the FOC cover, releasing cover images just before the Final Order Cut-Off date in an attempt to goose last minute orders out of retailers. But this week, Marvel, Valiant, Vault and DC are stepping in too. Dynamite especially use tiered covers, […]






One Good Crossover Event Deserves Another in Angel and Spike #9 [Preview]

One Good Crossover Event Deserves Another in Angel and Spike #9 [Preview]

Angel #9… now called Angel and Spike #9… is in stores from explosive publisher BOOM! Studios next week, picking up the story after the events of the Hellmouth super-mega-crossover event, by Bryan Hill and Gleb Melnikov, and with so many variant covers, you'd think the super-mega-crossover event was still going on! Well, the reason for […]