Novelist Saladin Ahmed is currently behind one of Marvel’s most intriguing comics, the vivid and beautiful Black Bolt solo with Christian James Ward. But his next project sounds just as exciting: an original series for Boom that promises some good old-fashioned supernatural crime.
Comic book events often rely on a narrowly defined idea of “edgy coolness” to convey a sense of import to the story they’re trying to tell. It’s not enough that the world’s ending—everything’s gotta be gritty and dark. But DC and Boom Studios’ Justice League/Power Rangers crossover is fueled by something else: the…
Poor Rocko. After his star turn in the ‘90s, not much has really changed for the poor, beleagured wallaby. Still hanging out with his old friends. Still navigating the surreal messiness of contemporary existence. At least now, thanks to Boom! Studios, he’ll get to do it all in comic book form.
Let’s be real: Comics are kind of a year-round thing. But you know what fall has that the rest of those lousy seasons don’t? Perfect comic book reading weather. So it’s a good thing that there’s tons of new comics on the way! Here’s our picks of the wonderful new books you’ll want to get cozy with in the coming months.
It’s an excellent time to be a fan of cult comedy favorite Wet Hot American Summer. Sequel series Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later just hit Netflix—home of 2015 prequel series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp—and now there’s an original graphic novel on the way from Boom Studios.
Comics fans might best know Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa as the creators of Amadeus Cho—one of the smartest heroes in the Marvel universe, and as the Totally Awesome Hulk, one of its most prominent Asian American superheroes. Now the duo are back together for a new series, and a new Asian hero to welcome into the…
If you thought the teens with attitude from Angel Grove were the first Power Rangers, Boom Studio’s excellent ongoing comic series is about to change all that, with the revelation of the original group: a groovy team of Rangers from the swinging ‘60s.
Adventure Time and Regular Show already both have their own ongoing comic series from Boom Studios imprint Kaboom. Now, they’re combining into a totally mathematical new creation: a special crossover comic book series beginning later this year.
Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa might be best known for being the creative team that brought Marvel’s Amadeus Cho to life, but their latest collaboration is bringing another Asian-American hero into the comic book fold: a little boy named Stanford, and the giant robot he calls his best friend.
Victor LaValle’s Destroyer tells a very different continuation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: the story of a mother resurrecting her son, taken from her in a tragic police shooting. It’s a story that blends modern political discourse around institutional racism with classic horror, and a human tale of grief and loss,…
There’s nothing like reading a good comic or 16 on a warm summer’s day. I mean, why do all that stuff like going outside when there are so many good new comics series coming out? Beat the heat over the summer with a few of our recommendations for all the new series you should check out in the next few months.
Boom Studios already has an excellent Power Rangers comic—but now it’s getting a companion series that is set in the earliest days of the teens with attitudes’ ranger careers. And while there’ll still be some action, it’s mainly focused on their lives outside of all that color-coordinated spandex.
Okay, so you’re probably going, “Is this, like, another Clueless tie-in or what?” But seriously, it’s actually a way normal way to continue the iconic ‘90s film. That’s right, Clueless is getting a comic book sequel. No buggin’.
I mean, if you’re gonna try and murder your former allies and steal their powers, you might as well update their looks, right?
Grumpy Cat and Garfield are teaming up in their first comic book series. This seems like something that would grate my skin until it bleeds... but it might actually be one of the most logical crossovers in years.
Late last year, Boom Studio’s excellent Power Rangers comic dropped a huge bombshell with the reveal of a brand new ranger—an evil one to boot. The layers of mystery around Lord Drakkon have slowly been removed over the last few issues, and today’s new issue gives the story of how he came to be. We spoke to series…
Lumberjanes is already one of our favorite all-ages comics around—but now, the delightful series is going to become its own line of children’s novels, bringing the fun of Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types to an even bigger audience than it has now.
John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China has become a cult favorite for many reasons—its goofy mix of humor, action, and quotable lines; Kurt Russell’s Kurt Russell-ness—but the film’s visual style is also quite distinctive. The new book The Official Art of Big Trouble in Little China is devoted to collecting and…
Late last year, Boom Studio’s ongoing Power Rangers series shocked fans with the revelation of a major new player pulling the strings behind the comic’s ongoing story: that Rita Repulsa was working with a sinister new ranger ominously called Lord Drakkon. But it turns out that’s not his real identity, which was…
This week, two of the biggest superhero teams in the world are meeting for the very first time. DC’s Justice League and the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers are going into battle in a new DC/Boom Studios collaborative series—and we sat down with writer/artist team Tom Taylor and Stephen Byrne to find out more.