Brooke Allen



"Whimmagiful" 5 Reasons You Should Be Reading Lumberjanes

I'm sure you've heard about BOOM! Box's wildly successful Eisner award winning series Lumberjanes. If you haven't, I'm going to enlighten you. It's brought to you by a wonderful group of creative humans including Shannon Watters, Brooke Allen, Noelle Stevenson, and Grace Ellis, and follows the lives of Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley who are spending their summers at a camp. […]

More Lumberjanes Adventures To Collect This February!

It's always good news when there's a new Lumberjanes trade paperback release on the horizon. It's a free day at Lumberjanes camp, and the Roanoke cabin is…bored out of their skulls. With nothing to fight the girls set themselves to earning all the badges they can that don't involve monsters or the supernatural, which is […]

Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1 Captures That Lumberjanes Spirit

The first-ever Lumberjanes special has arrived! From BOOM! Box, Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf #1, written by Faith Erin Hicks with art by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell captures the Lumberjanes spirit in an oversized, self-contained story centered around the girls trying to figure out the mystery of the ghost pony and earn their Beyond Bay Leaf pin. As […]


NYCC '15: Camp Out With Lumberjanes

As a religious reader of BOOM! Box's Lumberjanes, oh wow, was I excited to attend the Camp Out with Lumberjanes! Panel. Moderated by Raina Telgemeier, the panel consisted of Brooke Allen, Shannon Watters, and Riot Media's Swapna Krishna. Just in case you didn't know…Lumberjanes has racked up 2 Eisner awards, a Harvey award, and was […]

Friendship To The Max! Lumberjanes Vol. 2 TP Is Out This Week!

The second collection of the Eisner Award-winning Lumberjanes is here! From BOOM! Box, written by Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen, get excited for Lumberjanes Vol. 2 TP. Five girls become instant best friends when they go to camp and discover there is a lot more to the summer than learning […]


Lumberjanes To Be Collected In An Epic Hardcover 'To The Max' Edition This November

Haven't hopped on the Lumberjanes train yet? Well what are you waiting for? This is by far BOOM! Box's best comic. Written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen, this Eisner Award-winning series is a heartfelt series built on the power of friendship and positivity. Now, the original eight-issue story arc […]

Lumberjanes Is Still Golden After 16 Issues

Things have been all kinds of crazy in Lumbjeranes lately. From BOOM! Studios, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, with colors by Maarta Laiho, Lumberjanes #16 asks the question, "Which side does Jen choose, Abigail or Rosie?" With that complicated question looming, we get a character filled issue where […]

Don't Take Your Eyes Off Of Lumberjanes #15

When we left off with Lumberjanes last month, Rosie was taking charge in the hunt to save Jen. Needless to say I couldn't wait to see how it all turned out. From BOOM! Studios, Lumberjanes #15, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho picks up […]

Lumberjanes #14 Brings Character To The Forefront

After a great standalone issue last month, I was happy to see the Lumberjanes story continue this month. From BOOM! Studios, Lumberjanes #14, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho, starts a new arc. Not sure how long this one will last, but after reading […]

Discover How The Lumberjanes Started 'Friendship To The Max' In Issue # 13

From BOOM! Studios, this month brings us a special stand-alone issue of Lumberjanes, written by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters, with art by Brooke Allen, and colors by Maarta Laiho. Ever wonder how the fun cast of characters first met? Well, Lumberjanes #13 takes us back to their first day at camp. I want to […]


Meeting The Team – A Binge Read Catch Up Of Lumberjanes: Part One

I've mentioned before that doing these binge reads has been an excellent way to broaden my horizons and discover new comics. However, this past week I had a similar experience to my first binge read eye opener. If you recall, my first binge read took place because I discovered The Woods from BOOM! Studios. It […]


Essential 8 Things About Emerald City Comicon: Day One

Erik Grove, our "Essential 8" columnist, reports for Bleeding Cool from Emerald City Comicon: There's a certain amount of planning you can do for the one of the country's largest cons and there's a certain amount of hey-my-phone-died-and-lost-my-notes you just can't account for. There's also the impossibility of getting from point A to point B […]