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Ruinworld #1 cover by Derek Laufman

Ruinworld #1 Review: A High-Energy Fantasy Comic for Kids

Pogo and Rex are a pair of treasure hunters in Ruinworld. Their mission is to explore the desolate keeps and castles of the land, rid them of threats, and return home with the loot within. Rex is the headstrong and eager fox, while Pogo is his pig sidekick. It's Pogo's turn to raid the next […]

R.L. Stine Signs 4-Book Deal with BOOM! for New Middle Grade Series

Famed author and Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine has signed a multi-book deal with BOOM! Studios to produce original graphic novels, the publisher announced via press release today. Stine will produce a series of four middle grade supernatural horror comics for BOOM! under the terms of the deal, with the first one dropping in fall 2019 under the […]

Garfield: Homecoming #1 cover by Andy Hirsch and Sara Talmadge

Garfield Homecoming #1 Review: Light on Jokes and Long on Story

Jon is using a new discipline guide to turn Garfield into an "unspoiled cat." Garfield is forced into a healthy diet and exercise while being restricted from naps and television. This leads to the orange cat leaving home and joining the circus. Things seem good here, but the circus' star performer, a dog named Buddy, […]




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Dealing with Childhood Trauma: Dodo, a Review

We deal with stress in different ways. Some people work out, some people go shopping, others do less productive things. In the case of six-year-old Laila, she befriends a dodo named Ralph. In Laila's world, things aren't easy. Her parents are splitting up, she's currently not in school with her friends, and it's clear to […]

Derek Laufman's RuinWorld Goes Kaboom!

Sorry, we didn't mean to imply that the comic had exploded. Over at WonderCon, all sorts of shady backroom deals are taking place that expose the dark underbelly of the comics news industry. For example, one publisher, BOOM! Studios, plans to announce at the show that Derek Laufman is bringing his RuinWorld series to their […]

Netflix Acquires Rob Liefeld's Extreme Universe for Film Options

In the never-ending battle for original content between the networks, cable channels, and streaming services, Netflix is investing further in comic book fare with a seven-figure rights deal for Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld's Extreme Universe of characters. Akiva Goldsman (Ology series, Transformers spin-offs) will be tasked with creating and overseeing a writers' room to generate a […]

BMO's Bonanza, Dodge City, 25th Anniversary of Power Rangers, and More- BOOM! Studios March 2018 Solicits

Things get Mighty for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 25th Anniversary issue by Kyle Higgins and Daniele Di Nicuolo. Plus, BMO's Bonanza, Lucy Dreaming, Nuclear Winter, and more new titles and graphic novels from BOOM! Studios' March 2018 solicits. More details available below. MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #25 Publisher: BOOM! Studios Retail Price: $4.99 Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo Polybag […]

Cyanide And Happiness Wants To Raise Your Kids: Boom February 2018 Solicits

Boom! Studios is bringing out a parenting guide from the Cyanide and Happiness team. They know best, because they have no kids. Also, Jim Henson's Labyrinth is launching that very same month. Plus, there's a Charlie Brown collection coming out. This is all coming out February of 2018. Check out the details below. CYANIDE & HAPPINESS: A GUIDE TO PARENTING BY THREE GUYS […]

Grumpy Cat To Meet Garfield In New Series From Dynamite / BOOM!

Dynamite Entertainment and BOOM! Studios' kaboom! imprint are bringing together two of the most famous cats in the world" Grumpy Cat and Garfield. The new limited series will include a story by Garfield creator Jim Davis. Nick Barrucci, CEO and Publisher of Dynamite says: Working with the fine folks at Grumpy Cat has been absolutely […]

Adventure Time: Islands – A New Original Graphic Novel From Ashly Burch And Diigii Daguna

KaBOOM!, the young reader imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, have announced a new original graphic novel – Adventure Time: Islands. Written by show writer Ashly Burch and illustrated by Diigii Daguna, the Adventure Time: Islands original graphic novel stars Bunny Girl (a.k.a. Jo) and is set roughly a thousand years before the […]

BOOM! Studios #RoadToSanDiego Announcement #6: An All-Ages Series From KaBOOM!

The #RoadToSanDiego continues will an original, all-ages series coming this Fall! The book is called Mega Princess, and it's written by Kelly Thompson, with art by Brianne Drouhard. Mega Princess is a story… "…about the Titan Kingdom's Princess Maxine (Max, for short), who, for her 10th birthday, is endowed with the gifts of EVERY princess […]

Clarence's Adventures Continue In Clarence: Quest #1

This week brings the beginning of a new Clarence journey. The hit show is on their second season on Cartoon Network, and after the success of prior comics, it was time for something new. From KaBOOM!, written by Nick Cron-DeVico, with art by Meg Omac, Scott Maynard, and Matt Smigel comes Clarence: Quest #1. Here's what it's all about: […]


KaBOOM!'s First Children's Picture Book Is Out In A Month, Will There Be More?

Last month I had the opportunity to chat with married couple Nicole Hoang and Dustin Nguyen about KaBOOM!'s first ever children's book. The story is called What Is It?, and I'll tell you, it is a heartfelt masterpiece. So yeah, Nicole wrote the story when she was ten, but her husband Dustin illustrated it only a few […]

Over The Garden Wall Gets Deeper and Deeper With Issue #3

I honestly feel like it's a trap. The formula by which KaBOOM!'s Over the Garden Wall operates under is an emotionally tricky one. The issues start off with light and fun stories, and end in tears. Over the Garden Wall #3 features two stories: "Dreamland Melodies" written and illustrated by Jim Campbell with Danielle Burgos, and "Homeland" written by […]

Not A Clash Of Kings…A Clash Of Consoles: New Regular Show GN Out This Week

Get excited for a fun new title releasing this week! From KaBOOM!, written by Robert Luckett & Rachel Connor, with art by Ze Burnay, comes a new graphic novel entitled Regular Show: Clash of Consoles. This is the third original story from the Regular Show comic, and it's a funny one. Here's what it's all […]