The Cat-Pocalypse is Upon Us as Creative Team for GARFIELD/GRUMPY CAT Crossover Announced

The Cat-Pocalypse is Upon Us as Creative Team for GARFIELD/GRUMPY CAT Crossover Announced

It’s official. Cats are our lords and masters, and we shall all bow before their greatest heroes… or at least be able to read about them in the funnybooks. BOOM! Studios and Dynamite Entertainment today announced that they have selected the creative team to helm their forthcoming Garfield/Grumpy Cat crossover. Writing chores will be handled by Mark Evanier, who won multiple Emmy awards for his work on the Garfield and Friends television show, while art…

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BOOM! Studios Announces Partnership With 20th Century Fox

BOOM! Studios Announces Partnership With 20th Century Fox

With Disney-owned Marvel and Warner Brothers-owned DC dominating the summer movie market, Fox is betting big on BOOM! Studios to launch it back into competition. The Los Angeles-based publisher announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Fox where the studio will make a “significant investment” in Boom. The two have had a first-look relationship since 2013, but the new deal represents a major shift. Fox’s investment is expected to bankroll a new…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1 – A Truly Modern Prometheus

ADVANCE REVIEW: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1 – A Truly Modern Prometheus

When Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” was published in 1818, it bore the subtitle of “The Modern Prometheus.” In the nearly two centuries since its publication and since it became a cornerstone of both horror and science fiction, it’s often been forgotten that “Frankenstein” was seen as a amazingly modern work upon its release.  Written by a fearless and uncompromising woman, it commented on the fears and ambitions that lay underneath the period following the advancements of…

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BOOM! Studios Announces “Mech Cadet Yu” from Pak & Miyazawa

BOOM! Studios Announces “Mech Cadet Yu” from Pak & Miyazawa

BOOM! Studios has announced a new series from long-time collaborators (and creators of fan favorite character Amadeus Cho) Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa. Mech Cadet Yu is the story of Stanford Yu, a janitor who finds himself thrust into a heroic role when he is enrolled at Sky Corps Academy after unexpectedly bonding with a giant robot. The Sky Corps cadets are trained to operate giant mechas in order to defend the planet from alien invaders…

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Arune Singh to Helm Marketing for BOOM!

Arune Singh to Helm Marketing for BOOM!

Arune Singh is one of the recognizable and well known PR people in all of geekdom. A former comics journalist, Singh became the definitive voice of Marvel’s social media presence in the early part of the decade. as “AgentM” on Twitter, Singh helped to make Marvel one of the most responsive and engaging brands in the business. He shepherded nearly every major PR initiative undertaken by Marvel in the last five years, and that success took…

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REVIEW: Namesake #1: Worlds and Family Collide in Sci-Fantasy Tale

REVIEW: Namesake #1: Worlds and Family Collide in Sci-Fantasy Tale

Namesake #1, the debut issue of the new creator-owned series by writer Steve Orlando and artist Jakub Rebelka, may take place in a crazy future society where Earth and a world ruled by magic have to coexist, but at its heart it’s a story about the complicated and fraught relationship between parents and their kids. It’s the mixture of the unique world the creators craft with the emotional strength of the central character’s dilemma that…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at Tynion and Sygh’s BACKSTAGERS #1 From BOOM!

PREVIEWS: First Look at Tynion and Sygh’s BACKSTAGERS #1 From BOOM!

Billed as a story about outcasts, the first issue of James Tynion and Rian Sygh‘s Backstagers is set to hit shelves in comic shops this Tuesday. Publisher BOOM! Studios has made an extended preview available, which you can check out below! Will you be picking up Backstagers? Sound off in the comments!   Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word…

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REVIEW: The Black Dahlia – A Dark and Compelling Descent Into Obsession

REVIEW: The Black Dahlia – A Dark and Compelling Descent Into Obsession

In 1947, the mutilated body of Elizabeth Short was discovered in a Los Angeles vacant lot. Short was soon dubbed “The Black Dahlia”, and her unsolved murder is one of the most famous in American history. There have been countless works derived from the crime, but probably the most celebrated is James Ellroy‘s 1987 novel, which serves as the basis of this graphic novel written by Matz and David Fincher, with art by Miles Hyman. Ellroy…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: Titles Demanding Your Attention on (6/8/16)

ADVANCE SCOUT: Titles Demanding Your Attention on (6/8/16)

Today continues ADVANCE SCOUT, where each week here at Capeless Crusader, we select a group of creator-owned and major release comic books which are deserving of our readers’ attention. These books represent some of the best work being offered in the comics industry this week. Enjoy! Lumberjanes Gotham Academy #1 The crossover everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived!  Mixing the acclaimed comic from Boom! and the sleeper hit from DC Comics these two…

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REVIEW: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Pink #1 Succeeds as an Introduction

REVIEW: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Pink #1 Succeeds as an Introduction

  We open this issue (1 of 6) in Boom Studios’ Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: Pink, with Kimberly Hart, or Kim, as her friends call her, sitting in a locker room, post-gymnastics meet. Immediately I appreciate the art by Daniele Di Nicuolo, and the colors by Sara Stern, as they make it possible to understand exactly where we were even without the text explaining it. The colors help to change the mood panel-to-panel, from light when Kimberley…

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