The Kabooooom! Pull List, 8.20.14 Edition

Here at Kaboooooom we live and breathe comic books, but if you’re new to the game or just don’t frequent the local comic shop it can be hard to know where to start. For that, we’re here to help. Every week we’ll share with you our recommendations for what you should checking out and what […]

Comic Review: THE FADE OUT #1

Hollywood.  1948.  Where the only stars are on the silver screens and the gutters are filled with broken dreams.  It is here that we fade in on Charlie Parish, as he fights unconsciousness and finally wins. Charlie is a troubled man.  A full-time screenwriter and part-time drunkard, he hasn’t quite recovered from the war.  Throw […]

The Kabooooom! Pull List, 7.30.14 Edition

Here at Kaboooooom we live and breathe comic books, but if you’re new to the game or just don’t frequent the local comic shop it can be hard to know where to start. For that, we’re here to help. Every week we’ll share with you our recommendations for what you should checking out and what […]

QUICKIE REVIEW: Velvet #2

VELVET #2/ Written by ED BRUBAKER/ Art by STEVE EPTING/ Colors by ELIZABETH BREITWEISER/ Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS/ Published by IMAGE COMICS It is clear that Brubaker clearly connects his new spy-thriller, Velvet, to the archetype set up in Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels. With that said, Brubaker finds a completely fresh way to present […]

The Comic Review Round-Up, 10.23.13 Edition

Welcome back to Kabooooom’s weekly comic review round-up! Loki grows up in the latest Young Avengers, we’re introduced to the shy but dangerous secretary Velvet Templeton in Velvet #1, and follow along with the continuing quests of the Rat Queens. But first! Jack is back in debut issue of Samurai Jack. SAMURAI JACK #1/ Created […]

The Round-Up, 7.25.12 Edition

The Round-Up, 7.25.12 Edition

Welcome to The Round-Up! This week, we welcome newcomer Isabel Hsu as she takes a look at Ed Brubaker’s Winter Soldier #8. ***** WINTER SOLDIER #8 / Written by ED BRUBAKER / Art by MICHAEL LARK / Published by MARVEL Review by ISABEL HSU As much as I’m mourning Brubaker’s impending departure from Captain America, his […]

REVIEW: Avengers Vs. X-Men #5

REVIEW: Avengers Vs. X-Men #5

Written by MATT FRACTION Art by JOHN ROMITA JR. & SCOTT HANNA Colors by LAURA MARTIN Letters by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS The Phoenix is here and it is not pleased. With issue #5 of the series, readers finally get to the good stuff and it was worth the wait. Everything has led up to this moment […]