Michael Dialynas


Lucy Dreaming #3 cover by Michael Dialynas

Lucy Dreaming #3 Advance Review: Charming Preteen-Centric Sci-Fi Comedy

Lucy and Welz meet up and compare notes about their shared dreaming experience. They try to discern how it happened, and Welz is interested in doing so again. Liddy goes home to talk with her mother about the experience, and she learns more than she expected. Lucy Dreaming #3 presents the story of energetic, creative, […]


The Power Of The Woods: Volume 4 Out This Wednesday

I fell off The Woods wagon many issues ago, deciding to make it a series that I read with each trade paperback release. This week brings the release of the fourth volume, and according to artist Michael Dialynas, there’s a lot to look forward to… He wrote on his blog: “Many things have changed since […]

The Perfect Variety: Gotham Academy #17 Ends The Yearbook ARC With A Bang

Today brings us the final chapter of Gotham Academy’s “Yearbook” ARC as Maps and Olive are put to the test as they try to assemble the perfect yearbook. The result? An issue filled with entertaining variety. In case you weren’t aware, Gotham Academy #17 includes three separate tales from different creators, all while Maps and […]

Next Week… I’ll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?

It’s my gaff. My manor. My part of the world. The London Super Comic Con, the largest comic convention in the UK that’s dedicated to comic books, is happening next weekend at the ExCel Centre. Bob Layton once told me that he earned more money at that show than any other. It’s where the wallets […]

A Look Inside The Woods #19 From Tynion And Dialynas

Boom! Studios has a new book coming out this week called The Last Contract. It’s the first of a four part series from Ed Brisson and Lisandro Estherren and it looks great. We previewed it a few weeks back and there is an ad running for it on the site… but it’s not the only […]

“Things Go BONKERS!!!” Preview Of The Woods #17

This week sees the release of The Woods #18 from BOOM! Studios, written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas. In this issue, Casey has big plans for Bay Point that seem great, but Calder knows his brother is up to something. Talking about the series, James Tynion IV has often described new issues like this: “Things go BONKERS!!!” […]

Experience A Whole New World In The Woods #13

[**Mild spoilers for The Woods #13 below!!] A new chapter begins with The Woods #13, from BOOM Studios!, created and written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas and colors by Josan Gonzalez. As part of my review of The Woods #12, I expressed my relief that the series was entering a new […]

The Madness Of It All – The Woods #12 Brings ‘Year One’ To A Close

Prepare yourself for an intense issue of The Woods, from BOOM Studios!, created and written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas and colors by Josan Gonzalez. The Woods #12 brings us the end of “Year One.” So far, it’s been a crazy ride, and this issue intensifies the madness of it all. […]

Pump Up Your Sympathy Meter With The Woods #11

The Woods from BOOM Studios!, created and written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas and colors by Josan Gonzalez has become one of my favorite comics since I hopped on the bandwagon a few months ago. The complex storyline in combination with the relatable cast of characters continues to make this book a […]

The Woods #10 Builds Anticipation For What’s To Come

It’s good to be back in New London in The Woods #10 from BOOM! Studios, created and written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas and colors by Josan Gonzalez. After my two part binge read of this series last month, I was happy to be able to pick up the new issue […]

A Binge Read Catch Up On The Woods: Part Two

I’ve made up my mind. The Woods, from BOOM Studios, created and written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas and colors by Josan Gonzalez is overwhelmingly impressive. I am in awe of how magnetic this series is. I mentioned in Part One of my catch-up review, that I came across issue #9 […]

A Binge Read Catch Up On The Woods: Part One

As I browsed the new releases this past Wednesday, I came upon The Woods from BOOM Studios!, created and written by James Tynion IV, with art by Michael Dialynas and colors by Josan Gonzalez, and couldn’t believe that I had neglected to pick it up. I was immediately enticed by the art style illustrated on […]

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Graphic Novels Of 2014

By Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon Following on from last year’s “Best” lists to create a Bleeding Cool tradition, Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon put their heads together to pick out the landmark works in the comics medium of 2014, here specifically presenting the best graphic novels. This category has been delineated based on personal […]

CYSBR – Comics You Should Be Reading! The Woods

By Sammie Rice Greetings, readers! This week was full of GREAT first new issues that you should definitely consider picking up. Tooth and Claw #1 was a fantastic fantasy read and Penny Dora & The Wishing Box #1 is another title I highly recommend if you love all-ages books that feature the cutest, Christmas-loving girl […]

Books That Found Me at NYCC – Afterlife With Archie, Amala’s Blade, Roller Grrrls, Madefire Sketchbooks, Magic Words, Dogs of War, Forces of Nature, The New Crusaders and The Fox, Disenchanted

New York Comic Con is an intense wave of crazy that crashes over everyone who attends, but even more so for those who scurry around covering panels and attempting to do interviews in loud surroundings with barely functioning audio recorders. I knew going into it that I would be unlikely to pick up many comics, […]

Steampunk Sword Orphan Cult Assassins – A Look at Amala’s Blade

This February, Dark Horse Presents will kick off a brand-new feature, Amala’s Blade, from writer Steve Horton and artist Michael Dialynas. I had a chance to catch up with the duo, and here’s how that conversation went down. Where did the idea come from – did one of you come up with it, pitch it […]