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COMIC REVIEW: Grass Kings #1

In Boom, Comic Books, REVIEW by Garret Tumey1 Comment

Out tomorrow is Grass Kings from Boom! Studios, written by Matt Kindt (Ether) and illustrated by Tyler Jenkins (Snow Blind). The pair also created the series that is lettered by Jim Campbell (Giant Days). The team builds a picture of a town closed off to the rest of the world, where the land was fought for. The people protect it, …

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COMIC REVIEW: Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1

In Boom, Comic Books by Garret Tumey1 Comment

Out tomorrow from Archaia and published by Boom! Studios from legendary Jim Henson, It’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1, the first of twelve from writer Simon Spurrier (Crossed). Illustrated by Kelly and Nichole Matthews (Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy), and lettered by Jim Campbell (MMPR, WWE). This comic takes place 100 years after the film The Dark Crystal and is a direct sequel. …

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COMIC REVIEW: Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #12

In Boom, Comic Books by Garret Tumey1 Comment

Out today is Saban’s, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #12 from Boom! Studios. Written by Kyle Higgans (Hadrian’s Wall) and letters done by Ed Dukeshire (SOA: Redwood Original). Illustrations by Hendry Prasetya (Star Trek) with colors by Matt Herms (Sonic Universe). Including the usual short starring everyone’s favorite Bulk & Skull, written by Steve Orlando (Midnighter & Apollo). Art by Corin Howell (X-Files) …

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COMIC REVIEW: Death be Damned #1

In Boom, Comic Books by Garret Tumey3 Comments

Out today, is Death be Damned from Boom! Created and written by Ben Acker (Deadpool v Gambit), Ben Blacker (Thunderbolts) and Andrew Miller. Illustrated by Hannah Christenson (Mouse Guard) and colored by Juan Useche (Sombra) with letters by Colin Bell (Mayday). Set in the old west, it’s a tale of death, magic rituals and some good old spaghetti western style …

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COMIC REVIEW: Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern #1

In Boom, Comic Books, DC Comics by Garret Tumey4 Comments

Out today, on February 1st, comes a legendary team-up from Boom! Studios and DC Comics. It’s Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern #1, the first of six in total, written by Justin Jordan (Spread, Green Lantern:New Guardians). Story by Robbie Thompson (Silk, Venom:Space Knight) with art by Barnaby Bagenda (The Omega Men) and Alex Guimarães (Lord of the Jungle). These two …

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Review: Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1

In Boom, Comic Books by Beyond The Geek4 Comments

First, let me say Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1 is one the most scrumish member-berry dishes thaw crossed my palette. Jack Burton. Snake Plissken. Together. C’mon. You can’t wave a bone like that out in front this 80’s kid without a bite. (Good job Boom marketing team!)Too many times comic events like these suck so bad …

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Review: Klaus — Not Your Father’s Santa

In Boom, Comic Books by Michael Cieslak2 Comments

Have you ever watched a Rankin and Bass holiday special and wondered what the story of Santa Claus would be like if it was written by Grant Morrison? Well wonder no more. Klaus is an imaginative retelling of the beloved Christmas character’s origin story. It borrows elements from Scandinavian legends to present the toy deliverer as a shamanistic man of …

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COMIC REVIEW: Warlords of Appalachia

In Boom, Comic Books by Bub Smith1 Comment

Being from the south I will forever have a soft spot for stories from there. It’s an area that is often the butt of the joke and rarely is taken seriously amongst the rest of the country. Sure, the music that comes out of there is awful (my hatred for modern country is so thick I almost choke on it…) …