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, […]
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 […]
§ 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 […]
One of the trademarks of Archaia’s plineof graphic novels was that all their books have been published in hardcover—a look that Boom! stuck with after acquiring the publisher. And the result was a series of gorgeous books, from Return of the Dapper Men to Cursed Pirate Girl. But sometimes a more affordable paperback edition is […]
Does KLAUS bring tidings of joy, or is the series full of coal?
It’s a great time for buying spooky comics on the cheep, and Comixology is getting in on the action with a 50% off Halloween sale for Submit, their creator owned comics portal. Among the books available, theindie comics anthology Sleep of Reason, John Carpenter’s Asylum, the indie vampire comic Day Black and many more. There’s […]
Boom is kicking off NYCC with a signing at Forbidden Planet Thursday, October 7 from 7-9pm (NYCC badge NOT required), featuring the following creators (additional creators may be announced): Brooke Allen (Lumberjanes) Frank Barbiere (Broken World, Black Market) Matthew Daley (Lantern City) Michael Dialynas (The Woods) Eryk Donovan (Cognetic, Memetic) Brian Joines (Imagine Agents) Simon Spurrier […]
Although the comics industry seems to be hitting a rough patch, one thing that I noticed at last week retailer summit is that a bunch of people have just been hired as staffers to actually work in the comics business! And interestingly, many of them are working directly with comics retailers. I think if you’re going to invest money in your business at a time like this, investing in new employees who work directly with the people who buy your products is a pretty smart move. Here’s the new faces:
The Beat chats with Pat McHale, creator of the Cartoon Network miniseries “Over The Garden Wall” and writer of the 4-issue limited series at BOOM.
Team Beat, a group of the world’s most elite comic book reading/writing forces assembled in the Stately Beat Staff Manor to deliver The Beat — the world’s premiere comic book website. Recently, Marvel and DC characters from decades past have found themselves wandering through the manner including Bessie the Hellcow, Ruby Tuesday, Vibe, Prez and […]