• BOOM! Bar: Half-Year Check-In

    BOOM! Bar: Half-Year Check-In0

    If you’ve ever been curious about what BOOM! and their imprints KaBOOM!, BOOM! Box and Archaia put out into the world, this overview should give you a snapshot of their range. Ah, BOOM! Bar readers, when last did we speak? January. Forgive me. In apology, I bring you February through June, all at once. We’ll

  • 10 Great Graphic Novels for Teens0

    Each year, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) reviews graphic novels for their inclusion into their Great Graphic Novels for Teens (GGNT) list. The list comprises graphic novels with teen appeal for the middle-school through college ages of 12-18 that also represent quality literature. The 2014 list was announced at the beginning of February.

  • Review: Cyborg 009 graphic novel, Archaia, 2013

    Review: Cyborg 009 graphic novel, Archaia, 20133

    Cyborg 009 F. J. DeSanto, Bradley Cramp, Marcus To, Ian Herring Published by Archaia, 2013 I don’t hate it. But this book feels rushed off its feet; a recap for old hands, not a reboot for new eyes. I’m a little familiar with Cyborg009–I’ve watched an episode of the 1968 cartoon (“anime”) and read a

  • Short and Sweet (or Sour): The Frights Live On0

    Halloween may have come and gone but Women Write About Comics isn’t ready to let the season die (see what I did there?). Featuring tales to make you cringe and a second opinion of Pretty Deadly #1, welcome to the latest Short and Sweet (or Sour). Let’s dive in head first into the madness, shall we?