• The Lumberjanes Remain Heroines in “Parent’s Day”

    The Lumberjanes Remain Heroines in “Parent’s Day”0

    Lumberjanes, Vol. 10 Shannon Waters and Kat Leyh (Writers), Aubrey Aiese (Letterer), Maarta Laiho (Colorist), Ayme Sotuyo (Artist) BOOM! Studios November 29, 2018 The series Lumberjanes consistently redefines girlhood by including gay, queer, and trans identities often left out of common narratives about girls, and in the latest volume, collecting the “Parent’s Day” arc, the

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  • 8 Current Comics Starring Empowered Girls

    8 Current Comics Starring Empowered Girls1

    It’s safe to say that most of our readers firmly believe in the importance of representation in comics, and the significance of seeing yourself and your experiences reflected in the media you love. It’s no surprise, then, that comics featuring empowered female characters are often the ones that inspire girls the most. In fact, a

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  • The Lumberjanes Find True North in The Infernal Compass

    The Lumberjanes Find True North in The Infernal Compass0

    Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass Lilah Sturges (writing); Polterink (art); Jim Campbell (letters); Cover Art: Alexa Sharpe Boom! Studios October 17, 2018 What the Rosalind Franklin?! The Lumberjanes is what, and they’re embarking on their first hard-cover adventure with a story about possessed compasses!

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  • Perchance To Giggle in Lumberjanes: A Midsummer Night’s Scheme

    Perchance To Giggle in Lumberjanes: A Midsummer Night’s Scheme0

    Lumberjanes: A Midsummer Night’s Scheme #1 Nicole Andelfinger, Brittney Williams (Writers), Maddi Gonzalez, Brittney Williams (Artists), Ariana Maher (Letterer) BOOM! August 8, 2018 I’ve been a longtime fan of the breezy, sweet, and funny Lumberjanes series, so I was quite delighted to get my hands on their latest special edition comic: A Midsummer Night’s Scheme

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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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