ADVANCE REVIEW: “The Woods #5″ Or How a Made-Up Language Saved My Life

Written by: James Tynion IV Art by: Michael Dialynas & Josan Gonzalez Published by: BOOM! Studios $3.99 “The Woods #5” serves as a great jumping on point for BOOM! Studios latest indie More »

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Sundowners #1” Superheroes Anonymous

Writer: Tim Seely Artist: Jim Terry Publisher: Dark Horse There’s a familiar refrain in Batman comics that you’d have to be absolutely crazy to perform the types of superheroics that Bruce Wayne More »

REVIEW: “Genius #2″ Art Colliding with Life

Writers: Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin Artist: Afua Richardson $3.99 Publisher: Top Cow Productions / Image Comics I did not come to understand my brownness until I was staring down the barrel of More »

REVIEW: “Zero #10” Welcome to The Twilight Zone, Mr. Bond

Writer: Ales Kot Artist: Michael Gaydos Publisher: Image Comics I’m ashamed to say that twelve pages into “Zero #10,” the Image Comics series about an ex-secret agent from Ales Kot and a More »

In the Wasteland: Interview with Victor Gischler

This week Capeless Crusader’s Lindsey Bass caught up with writer Victor Gischler (Clown Fatale, Noir) and talked with him about his latest upcoming project Sally of the Wasteland from Titan Comics. Lindsey Bass: You More »

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Black Science #7″ A New Leaf

Written by: Rick Remender Art by: Matteo Scalera and Dean White $3.50 Published by: Image Comics Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera and Dean White are back after a short break, and “Black Science More »

Comic Book Market Maven: DC Ends July with Bang

The Big Two The fifth Wednesday of a five week month is usually pretty quiet in terms of sales, with all but a few lingering titles already released earlier in the month. More »


BOOM! Studios Make First Appearance at Rose City Comic Con


By Elicia Sanchez

BOOM! Studios announced this week the award-wining comic book publisher will be making their first appearance at popular Portland, Oregon comic convention Rose City Comic Con the weekend of September 20-21. Along with appearances by some popular BOOM! creators, the

REVIEW: “The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage #1” Sees Dead People

REVIEW: “The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage #1” Sees Dead People

By Dave Buesing

Writer: Jan Van Meter Artist: Roberto de la Torre Publisher: Valiant Comics Supernatural comics are not easy to pull off. Just ask Dr. Strange or Dr. Fate, two of the absolute coolest characters in Big Two superhero comics (and undoubtedly the

REVIEW: “Stumptown #1″ Unbalanced Hooligans


By Cody Mudge

Written by: Greg Rucka Art by: Justin Greenwood and Ryan Hill Publisher: Oni Press $3.99 I’ll admit that Major League Soccer has lasted far longer in North America than I initially suspected. In fact, it appears that it’s here to

REVIEW: “Archer & Armstrong #24″ Sister Act Too

REVIEW: "Archer & Armstrong #24" Sisters Act Too

By Cody Mudge

Written by: Karl Bollers Art by: Clayton Henry and David Baron Published by: Valiant Comics $3.99 The names on the cover are “Archer” and “Armstrong,” but this book is all about the katana-wielding assassin Mary-Maria. Archer’s foster-sister takes center stage

Megahex, “Lose #6,” and Distance Mover Creators Plan U.S. Tour


By Elicia Sanchez

To celebrate the release of their new indie comic titles, cartoonists Simon Hanselmann (Megahex, Fantagraphics Books), Michael DeForge (“Lose #6,” Koyama Press) and Patrick Kyle (Distance Mover, Koyama Press) are leaving their native Australia and Canada to head out on a

Valiant Crossover Title “The Delinquents #1″ Sells Out


By Elicia Sanchez

Valiant Entertainment announced this week that issue #1 of their brand new crossover series, The Delinquents has sold out at the distributor level. The Delinquents pairs (with pretty disastrous effects) already troubled duos Quantum and Woody with Archer and Armstrong.

Harvey Awards Go Capeless as Indies Dominate


By Joshua Epstein

At this past weekend’s Baltimore Comic Con, the winners of the 26th Annual Harvey Awards were announced, and the results told us one thing for certain: we are living in the Indie Age of comics. From the outset, the field

Lumberjanes Badges Now Available For Pre-Order From BOOM!


By Elicia Sanchez

Want to earn your stripes as an honorary member of your favorite band of monster-fighting misfits? You’re in luck because BOOM! Studios have now made the Lumberjanes badges they debuted at San Diego Comic Con this year available for pre-order

Image Goes Inside the Panels with The Walking Dead: All Out War

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By Joshua Epstein

In a twist on the now-familiar artist’s editions of successful collections, publisher Image Comics will be releasing a 248-page hardcover compiling issues #121-126 of their most successful title of the last decade, featuring interior art comprised of the un-inked, unfinished

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Cloaks #1” Do You Believe in Magic?

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Cloaks #1” Do You Believe in Magic?

By Dave Buesing

Writer: Caleb Monroe Artist: Mariano Navarro Publisher: Boom! Studios Comic books have a tendency to overdo magic. Whereas in our real world the pinnacle of magic can be something like David Blaine sticking a needle through his arm or adding

ADVANCE REVIEW: “The Woods #5″ Or How a Made-Up Language Saved My Life

ADVANCE REVIEW: "The Woods #5" Or: How a Made-Up Language Saved My Life

By Cody Mudge

Written by: James Tynion IV Art by: Michael Dialynas & Josan Gonzalez Published by: BOOM! Studios $3.99 “The Woods #5” serves as a great jumping on point for BOOM! Studios latest indie hit by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas.

REVIEW: “POP #1″ Manufactured Idol Worship


By Lindsey Bass

Writer: Curt Pires Artist: Jason Copland $3.99 Publisher: Dark Horse Many dream of a life filled with fame and fortune and work their asses off in hope of achieving just that. It doesn’t happen for everyone. A small percentage of us

REVIEW: “The Life After #2″ Divine Comedy?

REVIEW: "The Life After #2" Divine Comedy?

By Cody Mudge

Written by: Joshua Hale Fialkov Art by: Gabo Published by: Oni Press $3.99 After a surprising debut, The Life After is back with Joshua Hale Fialkov penning another zany issue that works quite well with mononym newcomer, the artist currently

Last of Joe Quinones’s Big Trouble in Little China Covers On Sale September 3

Big Trouble Covers

By Elicia Sanchez

If you are a collector of rare variant covers, more specifically a collector of the limited connecting covers series comic artist Joe Quinones has designed for BOOM! Studios‘ title Big Trouble in Little China, you may want to mark September

Dynamite Entertainment Debuts New DRM-Free Digital Comics Program


By Elicia Sanchez

  Last Wednesday Dynamite Entertainment launched their new “DRM-Free” (DRM stands for Digital Rights Management) digital comic program in which some of their more popular titles are now available for direct day-of download. The selection as of launch day on

BOOM! Studios Partners with Fox Television


By Elicia Sanchez

After announcing last October they had partnered with 20th Century Fox to create feature films based off their popular comic titles, BOOM! Studios has announced they have recently partnered with Fox TV to bring certain comic titles to the small