John Allison Archives

Jill Thompson Cover to John Allison/Max Sarin's Great British Bump Off
John Allison and Max Sarin are creating a new comic book series together, to be published by Dark Horse Comics in April, The Great British Bump Off The first issue is going to Final Order Cut-Off next weekend, which gives them the sales-bumping opportunity to reveal the third cover to the first issue, by none other than[...]
John Allison and Max Sarin
John Allison and Max Sarin are creating a new comic book series together, to be published by Dark Horse Comics in April The Great British Bump Off is a "new Agatha Christie-style mystery set in the world of English competitive baking… Max Sarin folds their art into John Allison's scrumptious story, with Sammy Borras incorporating[...]
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Boom Studios is to rerelease their series Giant Days by John Allison, Max Sarin and Lissa Treiman in a new Library format – for libraries And they are persuading people to sign up for the launch page of the Kickstarter that will be funding it with a bribe Not only will there be Launch Day[...]
Lots Of Money To Be Made This Weekend At Thought Bubble In Harrogate
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Giant Days Team Returns with Spinoff Series at BOOM! in March
John Allison, Max Sarin, Whitney Cogar, and Jim Campbell are getting the band back together for a new series at explosive publisher BOOM! Studios in March Wicked Things will star young detective Charlotte Grote, previously the star of Allison's webcomic, Bad Machinery (which takes place in the same fictional universe as the hit Giant Days)[...]
BOOM! to Publish 3-Volume The Quotable Giant Days in July
Thus, July 2020 will see the release of The Quotable Giant Days, a new collection of "witty and humorous" quotes from writer John Allison which will also feature new art by Max Sarin It looks like a three-volume collection, and hey, look, Bleeding Cool is quoted on the cover of volume two! Multiversity and Uproxx[...]
John Allison to Fight Partisan Divide With Steeple at Dark Horse in September
Giant Days creator John Allison is publishing a new comic at Dark Horse this September with colorist Sarah Stern and letterer Jim Campbell Called Steeple, the comic aims to show people  who are divided along partisan lines and "refuse to believe that the other side might have anything useful to say" that there is a[...]
Crikey! Giant Days Gets an Australian-Themed Oversized Holiday Special
The War on Christmas is heading to the land down under in December when BOOM! Studios plans to release Giant Days: Where Women Glow and Men Plunder #1, an oversized holiday special by creator John Allison The comic takes place in Australia, where Christmas occurs in the middle of the Summer and the water flushes[...]
First Look at John Allison and Christine Larsen's By Night #2
BOOM! Studios has released a first look at By Night #2, the upcoming comic by John Allison and Christine Larsen hitting stores on July 18th from BOOM!'s portable stereo-themed imprint, BOOM! Box Just like the first issue, the book features a regular cover by Larsen and a variant by Allison The press release sums up[...]
By Night #1 cover by Christine Larsen
Over the course of drinks, Heather convinces Jane to explore an old abandoned factory with her in the hopes of reigniting Jane's dreams to be a documentarian. By Night #1 cover by Christine Larsen John Allison captures the voice of youth and the search for purpose once more with By Night The Giant Days writer has a[...]
First Look at Giant Days #40
hitting stores on July 4th, Giant Days #40 is the latest issue of the 2018 Eisner Award-nominated series from writer John Allison and returning series artist Max Sarin A press release provides the deets: Ed Gemmel returns to Sheffield after a summer spent healing bones and also his heart Esther does her best to welcome him back,[...]
Get Your First Look Inside John Allison and Christine Larsen's 'By Night' #1
Good news for preview-watchers who have been patiently awaiting their first chance to see interior pages from the upcoming BOOM! Studios 12-issue series by writer John Allison and artist Christine Larsen, described as "about coming home, discovering identity, and accidentally smashing a hole to another dimension." BOOM! sent out a press release today containing five pages[...]
Nom Pratt is writing a Young Adult Novel Based on John Allison's 'Giant Days'
BOOM! Studios announced via press release this weekend that British author Non Pratt will write a Young Adult novel based on the comic book Giant Days created and written by John Allison with artists Lissa Treiman and Max Sarin The Eisner and Harvey nominated comic is about " the hilarious and heartfelt misadventures of three university[...]
by night
BOOM! Studios has announced a new 12-issue monthly series by John Allison and Christine Larsen called By Night, launching this June from the BOOM! Box imprint Described as "about coming home, discovering identity, and accidentally smashing a hole to another dimension," the press release provides a series synopsis: Aspiring documentarian (and actual chemistry major) Jane has[...]
Giant Days #32 Review: A Delightful Slice Of Life
It's a good-looking comic. John Allison's Giant Days is a great read for those who like slice-of-life comics It's funny, endearing, and downright adorable I highly recommend it to anyone who likes quirky, low-energy comics without zombies, monsters, or superheroes (unless you count Susan, which I do). Also, the talking woodworms are amazing. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [...]
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BOOM! Studios is planning a Giant Days holiday special this November, and they promise it will "bring the holiday cheer." Not that kind of holiday cheer! We're talking more about a general spiritual enjoyment to be had from reading this new comic from John Allison and Jenn St-Onge The book is billed as "a tribute to the fictionalized[...]
Nostalgia Has Never Been So Fun – Giant Days Vol. 4 Review
Cover by Lissa Treiman Giant Days, the university comedy drama by John Allison, and in this volume featuring art by Max Sarin, Liz Fleming and Whitney Cogar, is quite simply a wonderful series coming out from Boom Box! Here's why it works: it is wonderfully accessible, and at any time to any one. Art by Max Sarin, Liz[...]
Money, Love, Friendship & More: Giant Days #16 Review
Written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin, Giant Days continues to be one of the most entertaining comics I look forward to every month Esther is out of money, Daisy is looking to inspire, and Susan is on a quest to find new love As always, things don't go as smoothly as they'd like… I think the best[...]
A Film Festival For The Giant Days Girls
Written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin, we've arrived at the 15th issue of Giant Days. The good news is Esther's ego is as big as the issue While it's very focused on her character, the other girls reaction to it is what makes it a laugh out loud experience. Film festivals can cause a lot of[...]
"Giant Days Had A Long Genesis" An Interview With Writer John Allison
This week brings the 14th issue of Giant Days from BOOM! Box, written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin In this new issue Esther, Susan, and Daisy start the search for a house to rent for their second year However, they're a little behind schedule…so their options leave a lot to be desired. I'm[...]
"A Wildly Out-Of-Proportion Sense Of Self-Belief" Giant Days #13 Review
This week brings the 13th issue of Giant Days, from BOOM! Box, written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin. I found myself dying to read this issue because of the cliffhanger we were left with last month With Esther planning not to go back to school, I wasn't sure how the girls would keep the close friendship[...]
Dinner Parties, Identity Crisis, And More! Giant Days Vol. 2 TP Out This Week
2 TP, from BOOM! Box, written by John Allison, with art by Lissa Treiman and Max Sarin, but I'm sure glad it does The Giant Days Vol 2 TP collects issues #5-8, and here's what it's all about: Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends because their dorm rooms[...]
The Friendship Is Real: Three Reasons Why You Should Read Giant Days #12
This week brings the release of Giant Days #12 written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin This has been one of my favorite comics to read over the past few months If you haven't had a chance to pick up an issue, or perhaps you've fallen off the Giant Days train…here's three reasons why you should get[...]
Night Be With You! Advance Review of Giant Days #11
From BOOM! Box, written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin, Giant Days continues to be a joy to read Over the past ten issues it's been easy to become invested in the lives of each character in the comic I'm sure we can all relate to at least one of them on a personal level or at the[...]
Headlines, Love, And OOops! An Advance Review Of Giant Days #9
From BOOM! Box, written by John Allison, with art by Max Sarin, Giant Days # 9 follows Ed as he attempts to get over his crush on Esther by working at the student paper However, things aren't always so simple as he encounters some more embarrassing romantic difficulty. It was so nice to see Ed take[...]
Comedic Variety And A Great Gift: Boom! Box 2015 Mix Tape
The release of Boom! Box 2015 Mix Tape is on the horizon and it's almost unfair to have so many wonderful creative people included in 48 pages! Writers and artists, John Allison, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell, John Kovalic, Jon Chad, Kris Wilson, Rob DenBleyker, Dave McElfatrick, and more team up to bring us stories from wacky to touching! I just[...]
10 Pages From Giant Days Vol. 1 TP Releasing This Week
The series is written by awesome web-comic making machine John Allison, with art by Lissa Treiman. Giant Days follows three college students Susan, Esther, and Daisy who started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends Now, away from home for the first time, all three want to reinvent themselves But in the face of[...]