I Used To Sell You Comics: Kids Love Comics (And how that makes comics better for everybody)


by Rosie Knight Over the last year I spent some time in comics retail, working at my favourite local comic shop, London’s renowned Orbital Comics. In this series of articles, I’ll be looking at some of the trends I observed whilst I was there, focusing on the positive changes that are happening in the industry. […]

Lumberjanes and Young Terrorists led indie graphic novel sales for Diamond in 2015


Diamond has released their total year end charts showing the top 1000 comics and graphic novels and the top 100 in 0ther categories. This is in addition to the overall market information released earlier in the week. We’ve uploaded them here:

Lumberjanes is about to become a major motion picture


One of the big critical darlings of last year, Lumberjanes is a fabulous comic series written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen and co-created by BOOM! Studios editor Shannon Watters. For those unfamiliar, it follows a group of young women spending the summer at scout camp, where they encounter supernatural […]

New comic of the day: LUMBERJANES #1


While I don’t know what was the book of MoCCA at ECCC it was DEFINITELY Lumberjanes, which launched in a convention exclusive edition. With superstar Noelle Stevenson, and new talents Grace Ellis and Brooke Allen plus variant covers by Boom’s tumblr brigade all-stars like Kate Leth, Maddie FLores, Kalie Ciesemeir, etc this book has “hot […]

Noelle Stevenson’s LUMBERJANES debuts in April and here are the covers


Boom is expanding its indie-focused BOOM! Box imprint in April with Lumberjanes, by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen. It’s the story of five campers who spend the summer having adventures with yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons. Its described as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Gravity Falls,” which is a […]