Every year around this time, shops and advertisers start harshing the collective mellow of millions of youngsters by rolling out back-to-school gear. But have heart, students! There's still several weeks of summer left and you can readily savor the spirit of fun-in-the-sun with next Wednesday's Adventure Time: Summer Special 2013 #1. Containing stories by Noelle Stevenson, Ryan Pequin, Emily Partridge and the team of Frank Gibson and Becky Dreisdat, the issue promises sunburnless stories starring heroes who are on an eternal summer vacation (although Finn could probably use some math lessons, if we're all being honest with ourselves). Boom! has provided us with an early look at the special issue, and you can read it all after the jump.
"It's okay to draw like a six-year-old," Phil McAndrew tells those of us with lesser drawing skills. McAndrew doesn't draw like a six-year-old, but that one little sentence says a lot about his work. McAndrew's art is marked by skillful composition and caricature, but it's filled with the en
Being one of the Bravest Warriors is awesome, but what if you could also summon huge fireballs from your hands? That fantasy may or may not get fulfilled for the young hero Danny next week in Bravest Warriors #3. We got a taste of the issue's diverse covers by Tyson Hesse, Aaron Reiner, John Martz and Phil McAndrew
Could 2012 go down as The Year of The Butt Comic? Following the release of Pokébutts by Lindsey Morris, comes Ahoy, Booty! vol. 1, a 50-page zine curated by Lainey Diamond and Emily Partridge focusing all kinds of attention on the human posterior. How much Booty can you pack into a 50-page p
It's no secret in these parts that I suffer from a bit of coulrophobia, which is why I was stoked when Boom! Studios sent over its latest batch of covers for December's Bravest Warriors #3 featuring the team socking evil clowns in the face - among other astronautical activities. Tyson Hesse has surely d
It's not every day a sentient hot dog that looks like an actual dog turns... three? That's why Princess Bubblegum, Lumpy Space Princess and other esteemed royal ladies of the Land of Ooo have come together in "Happy Birthday Hot Dog Princess," a special backup story by Frank Gibson and Becky Dreistadt running in Adventure Time #8. HDP's b-day soiree won't
Generally speaking, variant covers can be a drag. At their worst, they can emphasize comic "collectibility" over their actual content. Every now and then, though, someone gets it right, and Boom! Studios' latest round of Adventure Time and Marceline and the Scream Queens variants is definitely a great example.
With the variant covers for Adventure Time #8 and Marceline and the Scream Queens