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Do Retailers Think Matt Kindt & Matt Smith’s Folklords #1 Is The Next Hit Series?

Retailers Think Matt Kindt & Matt Smith’s Folklords #1 Is The Next Hit Series?

Last week we told you that speculators were already honing in on Matt Kindt and Matt Smith’s Folklords #1 as the next big creator-owned hit comic. Much like we suspected first, the new series has the signs of being another hit creator-owned book for Boom Studios by appealing to Middlewest fans by inverting the traditional […]

First Look at b.b. free #1 from Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap

First Look at b.b. free #1 from Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has unveiled a first look at b.b. free #1, the new comic by Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap to be published in November on BOOM!’s portable audio device themed imprint, BOOM! Box. Billed as “an adventure about finding your strength and your truth when the whole world is against you,” the […]


Down River People

Adam Smith and Matt Fox’s The Down River People Floats to Archaia in 2020

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a new original graphic novel from Adam Smith and Matt Fox coming to stores in July 2020 from their Archaia imprint. Called The Down River People, the book is described as “a riveting new story about a man attempting to survive the complicated and dangerous web of his family’s […]



Pixar Writer BringsTale of Good Doggo to Archaia in Bear OGN

Pixar Writer Brings Tale of Good Doggo to Archaia in Bear OGN

Ben Queen, writer of Cars 2 and 3 for Pixar, is joining with author, illustrator, and man with a first name as part of his last name, Joe Todd-Stanton for a new graphic novel to be published by explosive publisher BOOM! Studios through their Archaia imprint. The comic is misleadingly titled “Bear,” but it’s actually […]

The Daily LITG, 10th October 2019 - Happy Birthday, Arune Singh

The Daily LITG, 10th October 2019 – Happy Birthday, Arune Singh

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 11 most-read stories yesterday Jonathan Hickman Fooled Me Twice, Shame On Me – Powers Of X #6 Finale Spoilers The Doom Signal Starts a Hostile […]


BOOM! Announces Alienated from Si Spurrier and Chris Wildgoose at NYCC

BOOM! Announces Alienated from Si Spurrier and Chris Wildgoose at NYCC

At New York Comic Con today, explosive publisher BOOM! Studios announced a new series by writer Simon Spurrier and artist Chris Wildgoose called Alienated, described as “a subversive coming-of-age story about having all the power to change the world but the unready hands to truly wield it.” The first issue is due to hit stores […]

Will BOOM!'s WWE Smackdown #1 Comic Spoil Fox's Friday Night Smackdown Debut? [Preview]

Will BOOM!’s WWE Smackdown #1 Comic Spoil Show’s Fox Debut? [Preview]

WWE Smackdown #1 is in stores from explosive publisher BOOM! Studios next week (and how appropriate, with the wrestling company rumored to be bringing back pyro starting with next week’s shows). A story from Kevin Panetta, Kendall Goode, and Serg Acuna will focus on Becky Lynch, and we’ve got a preview below. And the preview […]


Strange Skies Over East Berlin #1 [Preview]

9 Pages From Strange Skies Over East Berlin #1 [Preview]

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #1 hits stores from BOOM! Studios next week, by Jeff Loveness, Lisandro Estherren, and Patricio Delpeche, and we’ve got a preview below. Set during the Cold War, the comic stars an American Spy sent behind enemy lines to infiltrate East Berlin, only to learn that the Russian’s have a top […]

BOOM! to Publish Autobiographical OGN by Mike Hawthorne, Happiness Will Follow

BOOM! to Publish Graphic Memoir by Mike Hawthorne, Happiness Will Follow

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced plans to publish Happiness Will Follow, an autobiographical graphic novel by Mike Hawthorne, telling “the true and tragic story of enduring abuse and discovering a love of art that helped him to build the home he never had in this graphic memoir about family, survival, and what it means […]


X-Men #1 Dominates Advance Reorders

X-Men #1 Dominates Advance Reorders

The launch of a new mutant era. X-Men #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu, and a plethora of variant covers has dominated the Advance Reorder chart this week, with only Spider-Man #2 and Something Is Killing The Children #2 poking its nose through. Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. […]

First Look at BOOM!'s Power Rangers: The Psycho Path OGN

12-Page First Look at BOOM!’s Power Rangers: The Psycho Path OGN

In October, explosive publisher BOOM! Studios will release Power Rangers: The Psycho Path, an original graphic novel by Paul Allor, Giuseppe Cafaro, and Marcelo Costa, and it’s one that Powerbronies — the colloquial term for hardcore fans of the Power Rangers — should be excited about it. That’s because this OGN will star “fan favorite […]