The Sweet Valley High series defined a generation of preteens who got lost in the world of the Wakefield twins and their circle of pals and frenemies. This May, Jessica and Elizabeth get a new tale thanks to Dynamite, writer Katy Rex (Charmed Magic School, Jade Protection Services), and artist Devaki Neogi (The Sceptics, Curb Stomp). […]
The time period of Boom Studio’s limited series Curb Stomp is somewhat tough to pin down. The clothing styles vacillate from the 50s through the 70s, which of course form the template for the hot styles of today. The convenience stores have a modern look, as does the one television set I spotted (there’s nary a cell phone or a computer to be found). At least for now, it doesn’t really matter: Curb Stomp traffics in a genre defined by the pulp novels and exploitation films of those aforementioned eras, so it makes sense that the look of it is something of a review of these periods.