Comixology announces Originals, new line of original digital comics


At long last, ComiXology is kicking off a line of original digital comics. But rather than making it from whole cloth they’re partnering with Boom!, Valiant and the Harvey Kurtzman estate for this first run. So the results aren’t what you’d expect: an Adventure Time spin off; a high school version of the Valiant universe and […]

NYCC ’16: Boom!’s road to NYCC includes New Jim Henson mini series and exclusive titles


  Boom! Studios is relling out its advent calendar of announcements leading up to New York Comic Con and we’re rolling them out today as we catch up with the news. First off, here’s a list of exclusives and a new title: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants a four issue mini series by Conor Nolan. The book […]

SDCC ’16: Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka go epic for “Namesake”


Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka will be the creative team for a new limited series over at KaBoom! comics this October, as they pair up for a four-issue story called Namesake. Billed as being Orlando’s only original series coming out in 2016, this is the story of Jordan, a young man who embarks on a quest […]

SDCC ’16: Pak and Bayliss Get Their Kurt Russell on for “Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York”

Daniel Bayliss

If you’re a functioning human being, you have a few basic needs: food, water, and a constant supply of Kurt Russell-related content. Luckily, though, BOOM! Studios have us covered on the third of our daily requirements (two of them if you like eating paper), with the news that Kurt Russell will be teaming up with, […]

SDCC ’16: “Mega Princess” Sallies Forth with Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard


BOOM! Studios have been busy announcing a steady line of comics as we head towards San Diego 2016, with a new story or interest revealed every few days in the final few days before Heidi annual nightmare becomes a crowded reality. The latest, however, is one which’ll re-energise even the most exhausted of feet – […]

After two years of development, Lanzing, Kelly and To launch BOOM! Studios’ JOYRIDE into space (Interview)


April 20th is a date years in the making – the day Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (Grayson) and Marcus To (Hacktivist) are launching their very first creator-owned series: Joyride. They aren’t tackling the series alone either, the three creators are joined by colorist Irma Kniivila (Captain Canuck). The Beat interviewed Kelly two years ago in advance of […]

DC and BOOM! Merge Steed and Mrs. Peel with Batman for a Digital-First Series


DC has been combining all sorts of strange characters from old television shows with the Batman ’66 Adam West in the publisher’s digital-first offerings on Comixology and later on in print. In the tradition of Green Hornet and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. comes a pairing with The Avengers. No, not those Avengers, Steed and Mrs. Peel […]

WonderCon’16: Friday Morning Preview and visit from Mayor Eric Garcetti

LA Convention Center

By Nicholas Eskey During the tail end of last year’s Wonder Con, it was announced that the convention which had spent the last three years in Anaheim would instead next be hosted by the city of Los Angeles. The change was for a simple reason; the Anaheim convention center already had another event booked for […]