• PUBWATCH: BOOM! Studios, September 2018

    PUBWATCH: BOOM! Studios, September 20180

    Wow, can you believe it’s already been a whole month since we last checked in on our BOOM! Studios Pubwatch? Well, have no fear, loyal WWAC readers, for I have not yet forgotten the sacred Pubwatch oath that I swore last month, so here I am with an update on all things BOOM! Explosive News

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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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  • Rocko’s Modern Life: Still Punching My Guts

    Rocko’s Modern Life: Still Punching My Guts0

    Existing is kind of gross. It’s also unreasonably hard sometimes. And because I like things I consume to reflect the realities of my life, I want my art to be nasty, brutish, and short. I like to prod the beach rubble, you see. So, as a young person I was drawn to Rocko’s Modern Life, but

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  • BOOM! Bar: 2018 in Licences Vs Creator-Owned Comics

    BOOM! Bar: 2018 in Licences Vs Creator-Owned Comics0

    A short week to ease us back in! Yes, friends, foes, readers—it’s been a while. I took a Christmas break that became a year-start break. I feel much better. I’m ready. I’m prepared. Let’s begin. The last week of January sees BOOM! birth six releases: three single issues, two softcover collections, and one hardcover. Of

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  • Ripple Effect: What Does the Disney Fox Deal Mean For BOOM!

    Ripple Effect: What Does the Disney Fox Deal Mean For BOOM!0

    It’s been a wild week, hell it’s been a wild year. A long, long year. The last month of 2017 hasn’t disappointed, with a whole bunch of ridiculous/terrifying news and general chaos to close out 365 days of unmitigated hell. Of course, in the comics and comics-adjacent world the conversation has been heavily focused on

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  • Adventure Time Comics #17: Don’t Forget The Teeth

    Adventure Time Comics #17: Don’t Forget The Teeth0

    Adventure Time Comics #17 Derek Laufman, Michael Morici, Pat Shand, Jeffrey Brown (Writers), Christopher Mitten, Spencer Amundson, Jeffrey Brown, Derek Laufman (Artists), Cole Closser (cover) kaBOOM! November 15, 2017 A new collection of Adventure Time shorts has emerged, each tale separate from the others in subject matter, but all still in possession of the heart

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