Boom Studios has a reputation in the comics industry for publishing an increasingly diverse group of books and creators. This commitment to diversity in genre and people is reflected in an all-new initiative the publisher announced today in Previews with a letter from founder Ross Richie. While 2015 is the 10th anniversary of Boom, the publisher wants to talk about what's next rather than what's come before. They call this discussion of the future Push Comics Forward and they don't want it to be only about Boom.
Push Comics Forward is Boom's way of focusing on the ongoing conversation about diversity and the future of the industry. To learn more about this initiative and what to expect from Boom for the next ten years and beyond, we spoke with Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon.
I was extremely sad to read the news this morning that veteran comic book artist Eduardo Barreto has passed away at only 57-years-old. It's doubtlessly true that I speak for many comics art aficionados when I say that his work will be sorely missed and always cherished. While not the k
Manga: Viz Media has announced the new Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha, a digital periodical available on the publisher's iOS apps that will translate installments of Bakuman, Bleach, Naruto and other series just two weeks after they run in their native Japan.
One of the great and unique things about comics as an art form is the readers' ability to bring the combination of words and images to live at whatever speed and in whatever manner they choose, but at Comic-Con 2011 this year, ComicsAlliance asked a series of creators to give us a live interpretation of their own comics in a series of Dramatic Readings.
After 28 straight months of making deadlines and history with Irredeemable, BOOM! Studios' best-selling book ever, Peter Krause will step down from his job as series artist to pursue new opportunities outside of comics. Krause leaves behind not just 28 issues of consistently excellent c
Right now there are approximately two things that Superman or a Superman-analogue character can do to inspire vitriolic hatred. The first is to take a walking tour of major U.S. cities while using his powers to settle local problems. And
At today's BOOM! Studios' "Irredeemable"/"Incorruptible" panel, writer and Chief Creative Officer Mark Waid and Editor in Chief Matt Gagnon sat down with fans for a friendly and informal discussion about the company's signature superhero books. Waid spent the bulk of the panel engaging directly with fan
In advance of this weekend's New York Comic Con, Los Angeles-based comics publisher BOOM! Studios announced Thursday an aggressive three-pronged plan for digital distribution whose eventual goal is total availability on desktop computers, Sony's PSP device, and Apple's iOS devices including the iPad and iPhone. The price-point across all platforms is $1.99 per issue, wh
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