• Death Stalks In Archie vs Predator II #1

    Death Stalks In Archie vs Predator II #1

    Archie vs Predator II #1: Revenge Comes to Riverdale Rick Burchett (covers), Alex di Campi (story), Derek Charm (covers), Kelly Fitzpatrick (covers/coloring), Francesco Francavilla (covers), Robert Hack (covers/line art), Wes Hartman (covers), Jack Morelli (line art), Dan Parent (covers), Rosario Tito Peṅa (covers), Billy Tucci (covers) Archie Comics/Dark Horse Comics July 24th, 2019 Archie Comics

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  • Kripke’s Supernatural Fingerprints Are All Over Amazon’s The Boys

    Kripke’s Supernatural Fingerprints Are All Over Amazon’s The Boys

    This post contains spoilers for The Boys and the first five seasons of Supernatural. Sometimes you just watch a show because you like the showrunner. As a longtime fan of Eric Kripke, it was Kripke himself, more so than The Boys‘ source material or cast, that motivated me to watch The Boys. (Although, admittedly, I will

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  • The Avant-Guards Vol. 1: “It’s So Gay and I Love It!”

    The Avant-Guards Vol. 1: “It’s So Gay and I Love It!”

    The Avant-Guards Vol. 1 Ed Dukeshire (letterer), Noah Hayes (illustrator), Rebecca Nalty (colourist), Carly Usdin (writer and creator) BOOM!Box September 4, 2019 Getting my 13-year-old daughter to do more than shrug or mumble an “It was good” when I ask what she thinks of a particular comic is an effort in futility. When she spends

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  • Dynamite Comics Pubwatch: September 2019

    Dynamite Comics Pubwatch: September 2019

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

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  • Found in Translation: An Interview with Jennifer McKeon

    Found in Translation: An Interview with Jennifer McKeon

    One of the unique challenges of the manga publishing industry is that of taking a product in the Japanese language and translating it for English-speaking audiences. Translating isn’t just converting one word of vocabulary to another. A good translation starts with a firm foundation of both languages and their idiosyncrasies, and then uses strong creative

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  • Baen Wins Big at the 2019 Dragon Awards

    Baen Wins Big at the 2019 Dragon Awards

    Tens of thousands of science fiction and fantasy fans gathered at this year’s Dragon Con in Atlanta, which offered its participants a variety of events and attractions. One of these was the fourth iteration of the Dragon Awards, representing science fiction and fantasy across a range of media — the victors being decided with the

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  • House of X #3: Mothermold, May I Sleep with Danger?

    House of X #3: Mothermold, May I Sleep with Danger?

    House of X #3 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Pepe Larraz (artist), Tom Muller (design) Marvel Comics August 28, 2019 Ah, at last—House of X #3, the halfway point in Hickman, Larraz, and Silva’s twelve-part saga, is a pure evocation of a classic X-Men adventure story. It’s surprisingly straightforward, pressing

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  • Previously on Comics: Labor Day

    Previously on Comics: Labor Day

    • News
    • September 2, 2019

    Hello again! Today is Labor Day in North America, which makes it kind of ironic that the biggest news this week is that a sexual harasser in comics seems to finally be facing consequences.

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