Phoenix Comicon Brings The Fun

Phoenix Comicon may be over for another year, but there’s no doubt that attendees are still riding high on the geek vibes emitted by Arizona’s largest – and easily best – comic book convention.  The Valley of the Sun was more than prepared for the tens of thousands of attendees that descended upon it last […]

Kabooooom Quickies: Benjamin Glendenning & 'Tin Star Tex'

Kabooooom Quickies: Benjamin Glendenning & ‘Tin Star Tex’

Benjamin Glendenning is a diamond in the rough of the self-published comics world and his booth at Phoenix Comicon is mostly dedicated to his own all-ages creation, Tin Star Tex. We took some time to talk to about Tin Star Tex, misconceptions of rednecks and the danger of multiple reality collisions. ***** What can you […]

THE NEW SCUM: Kabooooom, One Year Later.

THE NEW SCUM: Kabooooom, One Year Later.

  Greetings, This month Kabooooom celebrates a year of being an idea that a trio of nerds thought would be an honorable undertaking. The site wouldn’t launch until the end of September 2011 but it all started on sweaty July days that began with serious discussion and usually ended in alcohol and video game-fueled debauchery. […]

Kabooooom Quickies: Digging into Riverdale with Dan Parent

Kabooooom Quickies: Digging into Riverdale with Dan Parent

There are few comics that seem as American as the Archie comics. For many, Archie and his friends presented the keys to the door that would lead to a lifetime love of comics. Dan Parent, who has been working on the Archie titles for quite some time, understands Archie’s place in pop culture, and continues […]

Kabooooom Quickies: Chris Moreno's 'Zombie Dickheads'

Kabooooom Quickies: Chris Moreno’s ‘Zombie Dickheads’

One of the truly wonderful things about going to any comic convention is finding that series that you know nothing about, created by an artist that you are completely unfamiliar with, and falling head over heels for it. Fans of the zombie genre will have something to rejoice when they discover Chris Moreno and his […]

Eric M. Esquivel Strikes with 'Thor: Unkillable Thunder Christ'

Eric M. Esquivel Strikes with ‘Thor: Unkillable Thunder Christ’

Eric M. Esquivel is an up and coming creator that already has some impressive titles under his belt, including Zombies vs. Cheerleaders and The Blackest Terror. He took a moment to talk to Kabooooom at Phoenix Comicon 2012 about his past work, thoughts on the mythology of comics and his newest creation, Moonstone’s Thor: Unkillable […]

Kabooooom Quickies: Alfred Trujillo & Project: Shadows

Kabooooom Quickies: Alfred Trujillo & Project: Shadows

The great thing about smaller comic conventions is that they take it back to basics. It’s all about the comics. Sure, most conventions will throw in a few film and television celebrities to sweeten the pot and to attract a broader fanbase, but the meat of the convention is dedicated to comics. Even more importantly, […]

Kaboooooom Quickies: Dan Parsons at Phoenix Comicon

Kaboooooom Quickies: Dan Parsons at Phoenix Comicon

Dan Parsons is well known to fans of Dark Horse’s Star Wars comics, having worked on various titles in that universe over the past decade. During his career, he has played pretty much every role when it comes to creating comics but it is his talent as an inker that fans get to experience most […]