• Fence #6: A Budding Rivalry is Realized

    Fence #6: A Budding Rivalry is Realized

    Fence #6 C.S. PACAT (WRITER), JOHANNA THE MAD (ARTIST) BOOM! STUDIOS MAY 16, 2018 School drama, peer rivalries, and passionate moments abound in BOOM!’s Fence, a series that follows the story of Nicholas Cox as he tries to make a name for himself in the world of fencing. Unofficially trained and poor, Nicholas must give

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  • Previously On Comics: Arresting Developments

    Previously On Comics: Arresting Developments

    I’d like to tell you that this week we only have fluffy, happy, good news and a basket of puppies for every reader, but unfortunately this is Comics. So instead, you’ll be getting the standard, “abandon hope all ye who enter here” treatment. The week started with Stan Lee’s business manager and partner Keya Morgan

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  • The Weatherman #1 Is Beautiful Sci-Fi Fun

    The Weatherman #1 Is Beautiful Sci-Fi Fun

    The Weatherman #1 Jody Leheup (writer), Nathan Fox (artist), Dave Stewart (colorIST) Image Comics June 13th, 2018 The Weatherman #1 is the action-packed first chapter in the story of Nathan Bright, a complex and curious young man whose blatant insecurity manifests in a persistent fake swagger, a nervous habit of eating his feelings, and a heavy

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  • Momocon: A Convention for Fans of All Kinds

    Momocon: A Convention for Fans of All Kinds

    It had only been a month since the cancellation and resulting fallout of Universal Fan Con, and it was still on my mind. Not so much the actual event, but all the fans and vendors that had been let down. As a fan, it hurts when I see other fans being bailed on and having

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  • Sour Apple Review: Heartbreaking Subject Matter Beautifully Rendered

    Sour Apple Review: Heartbreaking Subject Matter Beautifully Rendered

    Sour Apple Jerzy Szyłak (Writer), Joanna Karpowicz (Artist and Colours), Paweł Timofiejuk (Letters) timof comics 18 April, 2018 Content Warning: Domestic violence and abuse. Sour Apple is the story of a woman. We never learn her name, but that is because we do not need to. She is every woman.

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  • Hardcore Lady-Types Living Their Best Life: Lumberjanes #50

    Hardcore Lady-Types Living Their Best Life: Lumberjanes #50

    Lumberjanes #50 Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh (Writers), Dozerdraws (Artist), Maarta Laiho (Colourist), Aubrey Aiese (Letterer) BOOM! Box May 2018 I used to be a regular Lumberjanes reader, but over the last few years, I’m ashamed to admit I’ve fallen behind on all my ongoing series, Lumberjanes included. I’m slowly getting caught up through the trades,

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  • The Archies #7: Archie, Don’t Say It’s Over

    The Archies #7: Archie, Don’t Say It’s Over

    The Archies #7 Alex Segura (Writer), Matthew Rosenberg (Writer), Joe Eisma (Art), Jack Morelli (Lettering), Matt Herms (Colors) Archie Comics May 16, 2018 Their tour is ending and The Archies are going out with a bang. Their final show is a Battle of the Bands against none other than Josie and the Pussycats. The issue

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  • Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses

    Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses

    Comics news was like a fireworks show this week: Right around the time your vision cleared from the first whizbang, a new tidbit popped up to distract you. Another jailed artist gained his freedom, DC dropped some big announcements, Marvel tried to keep up, Dark Horse attempted to hide its anti-LGBT policies behind a digital

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