31 Days of Halloween: Submit and Boom! Halloween Sales


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! Studios green-lights ‘WE(L)COME BACK’ as an on-going series


WE(L)COME BACK has been extended past a 4-issue mini to an open-ended series. Thx for all your support. Let's party! pic.twitter.com/zaZ6mQCag0 — Christopher Sebela (@xtop) October 22, 2015 We have good news for all you WE(L)COME BACK readers. Christopher Sebela, WE(L)COME BACK writer and Clown Hotel resident, announced on Twitter that Boom! Studios has agreed […]

NYCC ’15: Boom announces panels and creators

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 […]

More people hired at comic book companies: Image, Boom, Valiant, Dynamite


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:

Devil Dinosaur Visits the Stately Beat Manor Staff Comics Pull for 8/5/15


Last week some of our most elite staffers that contribute to The Beat found themselves in an impossible situation. When our entire team worked on apprehending Spider-Man rogue Mysterio, he suddenly opened a portal to a brand new comic book world — one very familiar to those who are acquainted to the work of Jack Kirby…that’s […]

SDCC ’15: BOOM Studio’s Pre-Show Annoucement Roundup, featuring Grant Morrison, Philip K. Dick, Cyanide and Happiness, and More!


Over the past few weeks, BOOM Studios has made a bevy of announcements to drum up excitement for their San Diego showings.  It’s their tenth anniversary, and they’re celebrating in style. First off, Grant Morrison will be writing Klaus, which is what Morrison describes as “Santa Claus: Year One.”  He’ll be working with artist Dan Mora […]

James Tynion IV’s Cognetic Wants to Control Your Mind


Recently, James Tynion IV announced Cognetic, a new three issue limited series to be published by BOOM Studios.  Described as the spiritual successor to last year’s breakout hit Memetic and the second in a trilogy of post-apocalyptic stories, Tynion describes Cognetic as a “psychic Die Hard.”  The plot is kicked off by a being that takes control of […]

SDCC ’15: Boom! announces signings and sketches and party


I imagine some people will be excited about Rebecca Sugar (Steven UNiverse) and Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes) being at the BOOM! booth; others perhaps by Bryan Cranston and Mia Furlan. What are Walter White and Danielle Rousseau doing at BOOM!? I guess it has something to so with comics! Also the Boom party returns Thursday to […]

Editor Sierra Hahn moves to BOOM!


The West Coast editorial shuffle continues as star Dark Horse’s editor Sierra Hahn has just moved over to BOOM! where she’ll have the title of Senior Editor starting July 1st. Reporting directly to E-i-C Mat Gagnon she’ll develop new titles and help with mentoring Boom! younger staffers. Hahn is a much liked and respected editor so this is a nice get for BOOM! At Dark Horse she was the Joss Whedon wrangler as well as editor on projects including Green River Killer: A True Detective Story by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case, Two Brothers by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá and more.