• Star Trek: The Q Conflict #2: Challenge? Accepted!

    Star Trek: The Q Conflict #2: Challenge? Accepted!

    Star Trek: The Q Conflict #2 Alexandra Alexakis (Colours), Elisabetta D’Amico (Artist), David Messina (Artist), David Tipton (Writer), Scott Tipton (Writer), Neil Uyetake (Letters) IDW Publishing 27 February, 2019 The Q Continuum, Trelane, the Metrons, and the Organians are at war, and it’s spilling out into reality, destroying planetary systems and killing thousands. In an

    READ MORE
  • We’ve Read Multiple Works by These Women and You Should Too!

    We’ve Read Multiple Works by These Women and You Should Too!

    The other week, author Shannon Hale shared the following on Twitter: In writing workshops I ask the men, "Can you think of 5 women writers that you've read multiple books of theirs?" Most cannot. Then I ask the women, "Can you think of 5 men writers that you've read multiple books of theirs?" The question

    READ MORE
  • Go on a Treasure Hunt with Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: A Discovery Adventure

    Go on a Treasure Hunt with Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: A Discovery Adventure

    Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: A Discovery Adventure  Cameron Chittock (Editor); Kate Sherron (Pencils); Laura Langston (colors; cover) Archaia/Boom!Studios March 2019 Do you have a relative who’s too young for the sometimes-intense imagery of Labyrinth? Are they not quite old enough to pick Waldo out of a line-up, but still love scavenger hunting for familiar objects hidden

    READ MORE
  • Young Justice #3: At Last! Superboy’s Story Revealed!

    Young Justice #3: At Last! Superboy’s Story Revealed!

    Young Justice #3 Brian Michael Bendis (Writer), Viktor Bogdanovic (Artist), Jonathan Glapion (Artist), Patrick Gleason (Artist), Hi-Fi (Colours), Carlos M Mangual (Letters), Josh Reed (Letters), Alejandro Sanchez (Colours), Chris Sotomayor (Colours) DC Comics 6 March, 2019 Bart Allen doesn’t know where he is, but right now, he doesn’t care. Because he’s found Conner Kent, a.k.a.

    READ MORE
  • Book Beat: A Place for Wolves, Pullman’s Secret Commonwealth, and Serial Box/Marvel Collab

    Book Beat: A Place for Wolves, Pullman’s Secret Commonwealth, and Serial Box/Marvel Collab

    Hello, lovely readers. Long time no see! Welcome to this week’s Book Beat, brought to you by your book editor Paige. As always with my weeks, the latest news starts with a pretty serious controversy in the YA world. But we do have some fun new books coming, both from a prolific author and a

    READ MORE
  • Runaways #18: While Our Hearts Were Young

    Runaways #18: While Our Hearts Were Young

    Runaways #18 Kris Anka (artist), VC’s Joe Caramagna (letter), Rainbow Rowell (writer), Matthew Wilson (colorist) Marvel Comics February 13, 2019 At some point in their lives, all kids are afraid of becoming their parents. For the Runaways, that threat is bigger than wearing polyester pants or DVRing every episode of NCIS. Their parents were the

    READ MORE
  • Lucy:  A Peanuts Collection Kicks The Football

    Lucy: A Peanuts Collection Kicks The Football

    Lucy: A Peanuts Collection Jason Cooper, Charles M. Schulz, Vicki Scott, Riley Pell-Jenkins, Art Roche, Jeff Dyer (story),  Alexis E. Fajardo, Paige Braddock, Justin Thompson, Charles M. Schulz (inks); Charles M. Schulz, Vicki Scott,Scott Jeralds, Stephanie Gladden, Robert Pope (pencils); Nina Taylor Kester, Lisa Moore, Alexis E. Fajardo, Art Roche, Donna Almendrala, Katharine Efird (colors);

    READ MORE
  • The Continuing Super Adventures of Sarah Graley

    The Continuing Super Adventures of Sarah Graley

    Sarah Graley’s life is filled with love, laughter, and kitties, and she’s been sharing the special moments and the experiences she has with her four cats and her partner, Stef Purenins, with fans for several years now. The adorable, completely relatable slices of their lives first appeared as webcomics that were later collected into their

    READ MORE
  • Lettering Inspirations and Approach with Caitlin Yarsky

    Lettering Inspirations and Approach with Caitlin Yarsky

    Caitlin Yarsky isn’t a comic book letterer by profession, but it was her lettering as much as her spectacular illustrations in Coyotes from Image Comics that caught my eye. In fact, her unique lettering style is what prompted my recent hyper focus on the art of comic book lettering in this “By the Letters” series. Typically,

    READ MORE
  • DYNAMITE PUBWATCH – March 2019

    DYNAMITE PUBWATCH – March 2019

    Welcome to the Dynamite Comics Pubwatch for the month of March! I’m Lisa, Dynamite is my explosive beat, and here’s this month’s news!

    READ MORE
  • In the Light of a Dying Sun: The Vela from Serial Box

    In the Light of a Dying Sun: The Vela from Serial Box

    In The Vela, which will be released by Serial Box starting March 6th, we are introduced to an ex-military sniper who is teamed up with a seemingly spoiled politician’s kid to investigate whatever happened to the Vela: a refugee ship that has gone off the radar. The story takes place in a solar system with

    READ MORE
  • Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones

    Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones

    Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones Crystal Frazier, Tom Garcia, Morgan Hickman, Thomas Napolitano Dynamite Entertainment January 30, 2019 I’ve played a lot of Pathfinder in my days, enough that I recognized Crystal Frazier’s name when it was attached to this comic. (She’s also written adventure paths for Paizo. I own those too.) So, a fellow trans author writing

    READ MORE
  • Previously… on Comics: Super @AOC, Comics on the Screen

    Previously… on Comics: Super @AOC, Comics on the Screen

    Superheroes are so hot right now, especially after Black Panther’s unprecedented dominance at the Oscars and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s win for Best Animated Film. Though neither film got the Best Film recognition they deserved, no one can deny the continuing influence comic books are having on mainstream media. Here is some of the latest

    READ MORE
  • BANG! POW! What Was That? Find Out at The Comic Book Sound Effect Database

    BANG! POW! What Was That? Find Out at The Comic Book Sound Effect Database

    Looking to shine a light on the creativity of letterers, as well as hone his PHP coding skills, Rick Metzroth has carved out a unique corner of the internet with The Comic Book Sound Effect Database. A site dedicated purely to the fine art of comic book SFX, Metzroth has meticulously been adding panels of quirky

    READ MORE
  • Young Love is Perfectly Baked in Bloom

    Young Love is Perfectly Baked in Bloom

    Bloom Savanna Ganucheau (artist), Kevin Panetta (writer) First Second Books January 29, 2019 Bloom is the story of Ari Kyrkos, a Greek teenager who feels suffocated by the expectation he’ll continue working in his family’s struggling bakery. Unable to afford to go to music school, he wants to move to the city with his friends

    READ MORE
  • DC PUBWATCH – February 2019

    DC PUBWATCH – February 2019

    The biggest news this month came from the annual Comics Pro conference held right before convention season kicks off. Dan DiDio was there to talk about the company’s future. Among things talked about were the rumor of a massive cutback of the publishing line, and DiDio confirmed that it was true, but the cuts have

    READ MORE