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

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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 […]

Wondercon’16: Kurt Sutter Goes BOOM!


Earlier today at WonderCon, BOOM! Studios announced LUCAS STAND, an original limited series coming in June from Kurt Sutter, the creator of “Sons of Anarchy.” Shown off was the above Lee Bermejo cover for the first issue. Lucas Stand #1 (of 6) Limited Series Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writers: Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge Artist: Jesús Hervás Cover artists: Main cover: Lee Bermejo […]

Kyle Higgins Examines A Defection Within The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers


The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are a lot of things, but in their current form, they aren’t quite as accessible to the millennials that grew up with the franchise. After a fan-film depicted a grim and gritty version of the Power Rangers, many sought out a more balanced representation of the characters that still appealed to […]

Boom! rolls out a load of Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers variants for tomorrow


  Boom! Studio’s new Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers comics has been a surprise hit, with mighty massive reorders thus far. The sales aren’t hurt by over a dozen comics shop exclusive covers. MMPR #1 goes on sale tomorrow. The innards are by Kyle Higgins and illustrated by Hendry Prasetya, with a back-up short story by Steve Orlando […]

BOOM! Studios Celebrates 100,000 Retailer Sold Copies with MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: PINK


They fought off monsters, piloted giant robots and netted 100,000 advance units sold to comic book stores! That’s nothing to scoff at nowadays in the sales charts, especially if you aren’t a major publisher. This is precisely why the upcoming Power Rangers comic book from Boom! Studios is something worth celebrating. Announced via Hero Complex yesterday, […]

Nice art: Read Kennel Block Blues #1 for free…and then order it in print


  Kennel Block Blues by Ryan Ferrier (Sons of Anarchy, Curb Stomp) and artist Daniel Bayliss (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Dragons, Translucid) is a new four issue limited series from Boom! It comes out in February and it’s set in an anthropomorphic world where bulldog Oliver is sent to prison in the Jackson Kennel and […]

Publishing news: Over the Garden Wall, Badger,


§ Boom announced they’re making Over the Garden Wall an ongoing, via its KaBOOM! imprint, written by Jim Campbell (Star Wars, The Krachmacher) and  show writer Amalia Levari, with art by Campbell and Cara McGee. The series, based on the popular, cartoonist-employing cartoon, debuted as a one shot then a four-issue mini last year. Art above is […]