• Incoming! #1 Braces for Impact in 2020

    Incoming! #1 Braces for Impact in 20200

    Incoming! #1 is a sort of State of the Union of the Marvel Universe. Like an annual check-in on familiar characters readers may have lost track of, setting up the events of the year to come. There is something for every fan in this oversized issue. It’s a relay race run by a wide team

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  • Greg Pak Wants to Help You Make Comics

    Greg Pak Wants to Help You Make Comics0

    Earlier last year, comic writer and movie director Greg Pak took to Twitter to share his experience and expertise regarding writing comic book scripts. To his surprise, the tweet garnered almost half a million clicks. Clearly, there’s a hunger for this kind of information. The response to the 2018 Twitter thread blew Pak’s mind, he told

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  • Mech Cadet Yu Inspires and Entertains

    Mech Cadet Yu Inspires and Entertains0

    Mech Cadet Yu is an homage to any manga where big robots fight bigger danger, a heartening story about friendship, and a glimpse into writer Greg Pak’s inspirations as a creator. I’m excited to go along for the ride.

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  • 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

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  • BOOM! BAR: Let’s Get Gothic (Plus Robots! Murder! Roller Derby!)

    BOOM! BAR: Let’s Get Gothic (Plus Robots! Murder! Roller Derby!)0

    Jane! Jane Eyre. It’s Jane Eyre time! In comics! Yessss. It’s a fat week for BOOM! actually, with ten releases all told. Seven are single issues; three are graphic novels (two of which are collections, actually). In the latter of the latter, Kurt Russell and Kurt Russell team up: Pak and Bayliss’ Big Trouble in Little

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  • Previously On Comics: Whedon, Boy Bye

    Previously On Comics: Whedon, Boy Bye3

    In with a bang: Joss Whedon, whose widely read Astonishing X-Men run featured the small, supernaturally lethal Kitty Pryde inexplicably reuniting with the giant, super-strong ex who broke her heart twice–first by infidelity and then by entitled violence against her new lover–turns out to be a gaslighting cheater who engaged in inappropriate relationships with “needy”

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