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Preview: Adventure Time #25

Brigid Alverson
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Adventure Time celebrates its 25th issue, out today, with a guest artists Dustin Nguyen, Jess Fink, Jeffrey Brown, and Jim Rugg joining the regular team of writer Ryan North and artists Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb for a special issue that kicks of with… dinosaurs! And if you haven’t seen it already, check out this [...]

Preview: The Midas Flesh #1

Brigid Alverson
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Remember the myth of King Midas, whose touch turned everything to gold? The Midas Flesh takes that story and runs with it: Midas never had a chance to have second thoughts, because everything that touched anything he touched turned to gold as well, until the entire earth was just one lump of gold. Thousands of [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #16

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s a look at Adventure Time #16, fresh out this week from BOOM! Studios! As always, this issue is written by Ryan North and illustrated by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, and if you have been dragging your feet on this series, this is a good issue to start with, as it kicks off a [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #14

Brigid Alverson
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This month’s Adventure Time #14 wraps up two stories. Finn, Jake, and Princess Marcelline battle a virtual monster in the main arc, written by Ryan North and illustrated by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, and Finn dodges his fate as the Princess of Rad Hats in a side story by Crogan’s Adventures creator Chris Schweizer. [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #5

Brigid Alverson
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A new story arc debuts in Adventure Time #5, which is available now in comics stores. Based on the Cartoon Network show, the Adventure Time comic has quickly developed a following, in part because of its stable of talented artists and writers (this issue features variant covers by Eleanor Davis (Stinky), James Kochalka (Johnny Boo), [...]

Preview: Ice Age: Where There’s Thunder

Brigid Alverson
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Manny, Sid, and Diego are back, and heading out for another adventure after the continent is set adrift, in Ice Age: Where There’s Thunder, the third Ice Age comic from BOOM! Studios, written by Caleb Monroe and with art by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb, the team that also does BOOM!’s hugely popular Adventure Time [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #1

Brigid Alverson
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This week, BOOM! Studios debuted a new comic, Adventure Time, based on the Cartoon Network television series of the same name—but with all new stories. Written by Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics—N.B.: This is not a kids’ comic!) and illustrated by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb (Ice Age: Iced In), with a short extra story by [...]

Preview: Ice Age: Iced In

Brigid Alverson
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New from BOOM! Studios’ KaBoom line this week is Ice Age: Iced In, a 24-page comic based on the 2002 movie Ice Age. The movie may be old, but the comic is fresh and lively, with a script by Caleb Monroe and art by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, who will be illustrating KaBoom’s Adventure [...]

Links: News for the New Year

Brigid Alverson
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At Robot 6, Michael May talks to Ted Naifeh about his work on Courtney Crumrin, which relaunches in full color in April. BOOM! Studios is planning a series of comics based on the Nickelodeon series Adventure Time, with a stellar lineup of writer Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics) and artists Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, who [...]