• BOOM! Bar: Every Detail Covered

    BOOM! Bar: Every Detail Covered0

    Eight offerings from BOOM! this week—three licensed, five creator-owned. Of the licenses, only one (Adventure Time/Regular Show #5 of a six-issue mini from KaBOOM!) is a single issue; Planet of the Apes Archive and Sons of Anarchy (both BOOM! Studios) both see their volumes two, with the former being in hardcover and the latter soft.

  • BOOM! Bar: A Whole Month in One Swoop

    BOOM! Bar: A Whole Month in One Swoop0

    The last of October (the week of Wednesday the 25th) was a heavy week in BOOM! Town! Thirteen, count’em, thirteen releases. One hardcover, two softcover collections, and eight ongoing issues. Nine of that thirteen are licensed books. Sisters of Sorrow (full review) and Victor Lavelle’s Destroyer (a hurried finish, but emotionally satisfying and packing a

  • Halloween Mini-Reviews Bonanza: Haunted Chunks to Chew On

    Halloween Mini-Reviews Bonanza: Haunted Chunks to Chew On1

    It’s Halloween on Tuesday! Woah, scary! Want some comics with that? Yes you do! Try these. Coady and the Creepies Liz Prince (writer) and Amanda Kirk (artist) BOOM! Box October 11, 2017 Coady and the Creepies stars horror pop punk band The Creepies made up of triplet siblings Coady, Cory, and Criss. The band and

  • Petulant Parents: Adventure Time #69

    Petulant Parents: Adventure Time #690

    Adventure Time #69 Delilah S. Dawson (writer), Ian mcGinty (artist), Maarta Laiho (colorist), Mike Fiorentino (letterer) BOOM! Studios October 4, 2017 One of the things that makes Adventure Time unique is the way it treats the history of its characters and their intricate (usually dark) pasts. My favorite example is Marceline the Vampire Queen. In the

  • BOOM! Bar: God Bless Bill & Ted, Etc

    BOOM! Bar: God Bless Bill & Ted, Etc0

    BOOM! Studios Bill & Ted Save the Universe reaches five of five, and is totally perfectly brilliant. Everybody gets their moment, EVERYBODY HEALS, and Wyld Stallyns rock reality. I honestly can’t say enough about how good this is, as a licensed book and as a serial. Every creative element works in good-faith tandem, every important

  • BOOM! Bar: Watercolours! Anime Heirs! Girl Stuff!

    BOOM! Bar: Watercolours! Anime Heirs! Girl Stuff!0

    Future-news: David F. Walker and Christopher Mooneyham have been paired on a new Planet of the Apes mini starting in January next year; all about that one mean guy with the big hat. Says Mooneyham, “[General] Ursus, to me, is just an old soldier, with no more wars to fight. He’s lost a lot, and