• Dump DC, Move Past Marvel… Viva Valiant? Yes! A Primer

    Dump DC, Move Past Marvel… Viva Valiant? Yes! A Primer1

    Howdy, pals, it’s your trusty ex-Ed Claire here. What have I been doing since I left the hallowed halls of authority? Well, I’ve watched a LOT of Criminal Minds. And guess what? I also went bonkers for Valiant. Yeah! Valiant! Let’s talk about that, as my powerful heiress Nola Pfau, your WWAC managing editor, has

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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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  • 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

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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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  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25: Shattered Grid

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25: Shattered Grid0

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25 Kyle Higgins (Writer), Daniele Di Nicuolo with Simona di Gianfelice (Artists), Walter Baiamonte (Colorist), Ed Dukeshire (Letterer) BOOM! Studios March 28, 2018 If you’re not caught up on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Go Go Power Rangers, get caught up right now. Because the grid has been shattered and no one

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  • Pubwatch Oni Press – Celebrating 20 Years with Charity and Dragons

    Pubwatch Oni Press – Celebrating 20 Years with Charity and Dragons0

    And we’re back! Two-ish months in and it already feels like a year’s worth of things have happened in 2018 (did January last like three months for anyone else?). Over in the Oni Press corner, we’ve got some catching up to do, so let’s get going. Things to look forward to: Have you read Katie

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