TMNT Universe was one of 2016's best new titles, but really, that shouldn't have been a surprise. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles books have been consistently amazing since their relaunch five years ago, with the biggest problem being the huge amount of great characters and stories and not enough room to tell them -- until the launch of a series designed to put the spotlight onto a few other sections of their universe, anyway.
Now, as TMNT Universe enters its second arc, Chris Mowry, Michael Dialynas, Tomi Varga and Shawn Lee are set to revive the alligator from the New York sewers, Leatherhead. I spoke to Mowry to find out a little more about his new take on the character and get a preview of the next issue.
It’s that blessed time of the year where we all try to take stock of what we’ve done with our lives and what other people have created that we enjoyed. That’s right, it’s time to start putting together our “Best of 2016″ lists, and today we’re going to take a look at the Best Boom Studios Covers of 2016.
Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh & Carey Pietsch's Lumberjanes and James Tynion IV & Rian Sygh's The Backstagers are two of the most popular all-ages comics on the stands right now and both have proven to big books for Boom Studios' all-ages imprint Boom Box.
Next month, Boom Box will release New York Comic Con exclusive variants for each title and we have an exclusive first look at both covers.
James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas' The Woods, published by Boom Studios, is a sort of sci-fi high school version of Lord of the Flies or Lost. A group of students and teachers disappear from Earth and end up in a mysterious forest world light years away. The 36-issue series has been planned as three volumes of 12 issues each, which means issue #13 is the perfect point for new readers to jump on board and give it a try.
With issue #12 coming out next week, The Woods has now traveled a third of the way through its proposed running-speed of 36 issues at Boom Studios. And already the cast of the series have had everything imaginable thrown at them --- from shadowy pus-monsters to angry faculty staff. From James Tynion, Michael Dialynas and Josan Gonzales, this is a book that very clearly has a huge sense of scale hidden away behind the dark forest that surrounds the cast. Boom has kindly shared an exclusive preview of the next issue, so we can get a sense of just what terrible problems the kids are facing next...
There've been a number of Adventure Time spinoffs care of Boom! Studios over the past two years, but Yuko Ota, Ananth Panagariya and Ian McGinty's six-issue miniseries following Peppermint Butler and Cinnamon Bun is perhaps (literally) the sweetest yet. Set to debut on July 17, Adventure Time: Candy Capers will see Princess Bubblegum's most competent servant and... most well meaning citizen set out on a hunt to find a kidnapped Finn and Jake. Boom! won't make you wait to see art from a little deeper in the series, however, and has sent CA an early look at the covers for Adventure Time: Candy Capers #4 by Mia Schwartz, Yasmin Liang, Eva Eskelinen and Michael Dialynas.
As self-described obnoxiously huge fan of comics about badasses slaying pirates in fantasy realms replete with ghosts (I promise, I've described myself precisely that way at least twice), I was pretty stoked to see Dark Horse Comics would be kicking off a new ongoing Amala's Blade series by recollecting the initial AB shorts by Steve Horton and artist Michael Dialynas that ran in Dark Horse Presents earlier this year...
On sale this week is Dark Horse Presents #11, the latest issue of Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series. Featuring no distracting advertisements, the 80-page book contains new material by such comics creators as Francesco Francavilla (introducing The Black Beetle), Mike Richardson, Tim Seeley and Victor Drujiniu (introducing The Occultist), John Arcudi and Jonathan Case (introducing The Creep), Frank J...
On sale this week is Dark Horse Presents #10, the latest issue of Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series. Featuring no distracting advertisements, the 80-page book contains new material by such reliably entertaining comics creators as Brian Wood & Kristian Donaldson ( new The Massive!), ...
Asking the question "What if?" can be a fun game to play whether you're writing a comic book for Marvel or just sketching away at a passing thought. At least that's the case with artist Michael Dialynas (pronounced "The-Alley-Nas," according to the info at his blog)...
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