• PUBWATCH: Aftershock Comics September 2019

    PUBWATCH: Aftershock Comics September 20190

    Welcome to Aftershock Comics Pubwatch for September 2019! This is the first month that I will be offering regular monthly updates on Aftershock for our WWAC readers, and you can keep an eye out for them in the months to come. We’re excited to read dangerously along with Aftershock, and bring you all the news

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  • Unearth Horror With Cullen Bunn and Baldemar Rivas

    Unearth Horror With Cullen Bunn and Baldemar Rivas0

    Like any good horror, Unearth introduces you to the grotesque in the gentlest way possible: by letting the innocence of a child take you by the hand. The child leads Dr. McCommick, Dr. Reyes, and Lt. Morris to the abominations that have developed from a mysterious flesh-eating disease. The mystery of the disease leads the

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  • BOOM! Bar: Licenses, Lettering, and Letting Go

    BOOM! Bar: Licenses, Lettering, and Letting Go0

    BOOM! Bar! Where we talk about the month’s BOOM!, KaBOOM!, BOOM! Box, and Archaia releases, try to spot trends, and think about what BOOM! “is,” as a publisher. Remember last month, when I wondered about how letterers get attached to projects at BOOM! and their substudios? Well, I got some answers. So let’s start with

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  • Bunn and Cole’s The Unsound Rushes Through a Sloppy Second Issue

    Bunn and Cole’s The Unsound Rushes Through a Sloppy Second Issue0

    The Unsound #2 Cullen Bunn (Writer), Jack T. Cole (Artist) BOOM! Studios June 29, 2017 In horror, everything depends on restraint. Without the harrowing marital discord of Andrzej Żuławski’s Possession, would the ghoulish bloodbath of the film’s final act pack the same punch? If we hadn’t watched Daenerys’s dragons grow to maturity over seven seasons

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  • Regression’s First Volume Fails to Metamorphose

    Regression’s First Volume Fails to Metamorphose0

    Regression Vol 1: Way Down Deep Cullen Bunn (Writer), Danny Luckert (Artist), Marie Enger (Colors/Letters), and Joel Enos (Editor) Image Comics November 15, 2017 Insects have always been fertile soil for horror. Our minds recoil instinctively from their alien physiology and menacing stingers. Their touch poisons our thoughts with fantasies of infestation and disease. Their

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  • 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

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