• Catching Up With Rosemary Valero-O’Connell at SDCC

    Catching Up With Rosemary Valero-O’Connell at SDCC0

    Rosemary Valero-O’Connell is everything I thought she’d be the moment I ran up to the 01: First Second booth. I was ten minutes late, sweating and anxious from navigating the crowded maze-like aisles of the San Diego Comic-Con Exhibitor Hall. In contrast, Valero-O’Connell embodied the effortlessly stylish vibes of the book she so lovingly illustrates.

  • BOOM! Pubwatch: July 2019

    BOOM! Pubwatch: July 20190

    I don’t know about you but I have really been enjoying the summer so far. We’ve been pretty lucky weather-wise where I am, a few thunderstorms here and there but mostly warm and sunny. I’ve been trying to spend as much time as possible sitting outdoors, soaking up the sun and working my way through

  • Previously in Comics: Excelsior!

    Previously in Comics: Excelsior!0

    The comics world honored the lives of three men this week, each lost at very different points in their lives. One gone far too soon, lost in his twenties; another in middle age, having spent some 30 years bringing comics into the public eye; and the last, among of the first to have a hand

  • Where She Fits: Talking Supergirl with Marc Andreyko

    Where She Fits: Talking Supergirl with Marc Andreyko2

    Supergirl #21 Marc Andreyko (writer), Kevin Maguire (pencils), Sean Parsons (inks), FCO Plascencia (colors), Tom Napolitano (letters), Terry and Rachel Dodson (cover), Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts (variant cover) DC Comics August 8, 2018 When Supergirl went on hiatus back in April, I was very disappointed. Steve Orlando and his collaborators (notably Brian Ching and

  • Presenting Dark Horse: The Hottest News from SDCC 2018

    Presenting Dark Horse: The Hottest News from SDCC 20180

    If you’re reading this now, we have successfully completed another turn around the sun—not the giant star that shines upon humanity’s universe, mind, but that giant star that lights up the universe of geeks and nerds around the world. I am, of course, talking about San Diego Comic-Con. After listening to years of secondhand hype

  • DC PUBWATCH: SDCC and July Edition

    DC PUBWATCH: SDCC and July Edition0

    I spent last weekend in San Diego, attending as many DC-relevant panels as I could to gather information for you, dear readers. I was also invited to attend the DC Press Breakfasts, one of which turned into a cult initiation, but they gave me a snazzy robe, so all hail Tom King!