Derek Charm


The Sneakiest of Peeks Ahead at Marvel Comics #1001

Marvel Comics #1001 is out in three weeks. The sequel to Marvel Comics #1000, it continues the same overarching idea of an ongoing story by Al Ewing threaded through a litany one one page stories by the good and the great from Marvel Comics’ history. Currently that includes writers Al Ewing, Audrey Loeb, Jimmy Palmiotti, […]


Valiant High #1 cover by David LaFuente and Brian Reber

Valiant High #1 Advance Review: A Too-Conventional Superhero High School Dramedy

What if the Valiant Universe took place in a high school? What if all the heroes were students, with Bloodshot as the coach, Dr. Mirage as a teacher, and Harada as the principal? What if Livewire were just an ordinary girl with extraordinary powers just trying to survive the experience? That’s the starting point of […]

Jughead Learns A Valuable Lesson About Viral Videos: Jughead #14 Review

Jughead is seriously the best comic book character ever created. His sardonic, dry humor is effortless. Ryan North has possibly written one of the best modern Jughead arcs in years, and I’m genuinely sad this was his last issue. But what an issue it was! After Jughead’s joke video went viral in the last issue, […]

Summertime Lazy: Jughead Volume 2

It’s summer vacation and Jughead is doing what he does best; nothing. When his dad kicked him out of the house for the day, Jughead goes to the local pool where his best friend Archie is “working” as a lifeguard. He’s really only working on hitting on as many girls as possible. Jughead convinces Arch […]

Here Come The Reggies!: Jughead #13

Since it was announced that Mark Waid would be taking over the Jughead title in the future, I’ve felt a little bad for everyone’s favorite burger eating lazy man. Waid is an exceptional writer, but the current creative team (Ryan North, Derek Charm) is pretty darn good. We open with Dilton who is attempting his […]

Teens Get Bored And Make Weird Bets: Jughead #12

Growing up, people often looked at me with three heads when I said Jughead was my favorite Archie character. On the surface he seemed to only care about food and no one else, but really Jughead is the most grounded character, and he cares deeply. Sabrina, everyone’s favorite teenage witch, knows this. In the last […]

Aftermath Of An Accidental Date – Review Of Jughead #11

Jughead #11 hit shops today and it featured Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the aftermath of the date the two went on. It was written by Ryan North and had art by Derek Charm and Jack Morelli. I should probably add here that I haven’t really read that much from the world of Archie Comics. […]

A Little Bit About IDW’s New Powerpuff Girl Comic

We’re headed back to the City of Townsville thanks to IDW Publishing, and I couldn’t be happier. What makes it even better? Derek Charm is doing the artwork. After his nostalgia filled genius in Powerpuff Girls: Super Smash Up, it just wouldn’t be right to have a Powerpuff Girls book without him. With the success of the new Powerpuff Girls TV […]

Veronica Fish Makes Archie Debut As Regular Series Artist In Shops Tomorrow

Comic artist Veronica Fish, who drew the promo image for the CW’s Riverdale series, joins writer Mark Waid as the regular series artist with Archie #6 in shops tomorrow. ARCHIE #6 The biggest comic series of the year continues into 2016! Archie and Jughead are on the outs with each other, and now Archie has no one […]

Les Mis…Derek Charm Style!

I’ve chatted with wildly talented creator Derek Charm in the past, and well, he’s a delightful human. Charm has worked on comics such as Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up, and Cartoon Network Super Secret Crisis War both from IDW. He has brought his unique, whimsical style to many comic book covers as well, including IDW’s Disney comics. […]

A Love Letter From Creators: Preview A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz Out This Week

Who doesn’t love Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts? 2015 has been a Peanuts celebration due to its 65th anniversary, but BOOM! Studios imprint KaBOOM! is taking things to a new level. The world’s best-known names in comics, children’s books, comic strips, cartoons, and webcomics are coming together to show their love for Shulz with A Tribute […]

SDCC ’15:Star Trek To Get Special 50th Issue Plus New Starfleet Academy Series

IDW has announced two new Star Trek project for 2015. This October will see the release of Star Trek #50. Mike Johnson writes this special anniversary issue that kicks off a three-part adventure that will introduce the classic “Mirror/Mirror” storyline into the new film-based universe. Issue #50 will also include behind-the-scenes looks at the entire 50-issue […]

A Spotlight On A Familiar Villain In Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #5

From IDW Publishing, The Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #5, written and illustrated by Derek Charm, brings our attention to a familiar villain. Does the name Mojo Jojo ring a bell? You’ll remember him from Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls, as he was always causing some kind of trouble. As a fan I was pretty […]

Derek Charm Brings The Wit To Monster Day In Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #4

From IDW Publishing, The Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #4, written and illustrated by Derek Charm, throws us into a Monster Day in the city of Townsville! What is a Monster Day? Well, all of the iconic villains from the Powerpuff Girls basically attack the town at once. With the girls in another dimension looking […]

Derek Charm Shoots Arrows Of Nostalgia In Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #3

From IDW Publishing, The Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up, written and illustrated by Derek Charm, is a whimsical combination of your favorite Cartoon Network characters, and issue #3 adds Cow and Chicken to the mix! After a brief detour of Bubble’s losing her transporter bracelet, the girls and Dexter must figure out a way to […]

Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #2: Awesome Characters, Perfectly Timed Humor

After the shipping trouble that IDW Publishing experienced, my excitement for the second issue of this series was at an all time high. As I previously stated, The Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up, written and illustrated by Derek Charm, is an amazing combination of classic Cartoon Network characters that will appeal to the nostalgic soul, […]

‘Every Issue Has Its Own Look’ – Derek Charm Talks Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up

After reading Issue #1 of The Powerpuff Girls Smash Up, my mind flooded with questions that I wanted to ask writer and illustrator Derek Charm. From IDW Publishing, The Powerpuff Girls Super Smash Up #1,is an amazing combination of classic Cartoon Network characters that many of us have loved our entire lives. Derek kindly joined me here on Bleeding […]