• BOOM! Studios Power Rangers: A Licensed Comic Done Right

    BOOM! Studios Power Rangers: A Licensed Comic Done Right0

    Power Rangers has been having something of resurgence of late, and in our big superhero movie world they fit in rather nicely. The brand just had a semi-successful reboot movie and huge amounts of traction were gained from their game Legacy Wars and a near Internet breaking twitch stream. Power Rangers’ basic premise of weirdo

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  • BOOM! Bar: Some Gain, Some Lag

    BOOM! Bar: Some Gain, Some Lag0

    The week of Wednesday the twenty-second of November, BOOM! releases eleven titles, eight of which are licenses. Two of the latter are softcover collections: The Deep and Dark Crystal v.1 (hardback) each collect four issues, though The Deep is one finished story and Dark Crystal an ongoing venture. Of the creator-owned books, Giant Days is

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  • BOOM! Bar: A Whole Month in One Swoop

    BOOM! Bar: A Whole Month in One Swoop0

    The last of October (the week of Wednesday the 25th) was a heavy week in BOOM! Town! Thirteen, count’em, thirteen releases. One hardcover, two softcover collections, and eight ongoing issues. Nine of that thirteen are licensed books. Sisters of Sorrow (full review) and Victor Lavelle’s Destroyer (a hurried finish, but emotionally satisfying and packing a

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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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  • BOOM! Bar: God Bless Bill & Ted, Etc

    BOOM! Bar: God Bless Bill & Ted, Etc0

    BOOM! Studios Bill & Ted Save the Universe reaches five of five, and is totally perfectly brilliant. Everybody gets their moment, EVERYBODY HEALS, and Wyld Stallyns rock reality. I honestly can’t say enough about how good this is, as a licensed book and as a serial. Every creative element works in good-faith tandem, every important

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  • Tomb Raider Archives: A Powerful Relic in the Wrong Hands

    Tomb Raider Archives: A Powerful Relic in the Wrong Hands0

    Tomb Raider Archives Vol. 3 James Bonny, Dan Slott (Writers), Tony Daniel, Jonathan Sibal, Tyson Wengler, Romano Molenaar, Wilson Tortosa, Edwin David, Michael Choi, Joe Weems, Ryan Winn, Jay Leisten, Eric Basaldua, Leonard Kirk, Sal Regla, Francis Manapul, Kevin Conrad (Artists) Dark Horse Comics October 18, 2017 Tomb Raider Archives Vol. 3 is probably the best

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