Category: Archaia

Pullbox Reviews: Dark Crystal Tales — Beware the Dark Crystal Babies!

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales HC Release Date: 7/26/17 Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios Writer and Artist: Cory Godbey Readers would be right to worry that a Dark Crystal story about a young Jen and Kira might create some kind of  “Muppet Babies” weirdness in the franchise.  That’s a reasonable worry. Nobody wants […]

Pullbox Reviews: The Siegfried Saga (I, II, & III) – Wagner would have approved…

The Complete Siegfried Saga Boom! Studios (Archaia) & Dargaud In association with Pendragon Imageforge Written and Illustrated by Alex Alice Translated by Edward Gauvin Lettered by Scott Newman A three-part story inspired by Wagner’s classic opera The Ring of the Nibelung. Siegfried, half-god and half-mortal, is a young boy being raised by Mime, one of […]

Pullbox Reviews: The Power of the Dark Crystal Issues 1 and 2: Darker, Crystal-er

The Crystal is Back; Darker, and More Crystaly than Ever! Power of the Dark Crystal #1 and #2 (of 12) Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios Writer: Simon Spurrier Artists: Kelly and Nichole Matthews Price: $3.99 It’s harder than it should be to write a review of the graphic novel adaptation of “Jim Henson’s […]

Pullbox Reviews: Gunnerkrigg Court Volume 4 – Hogwarts & Xavier’s school, in one book

Gunnerkrigg Court (volume 4): Materia Archaia (Boom! Studios) Written and Illustrated by Thomas Siddell Available now! Being a teenager is tough. Even more so at the magical and mysterious school, Gunnerkrigg Court. Antimony Carver and her best friend Kat continue to uncover terrible secrets about the eccentric school, as their second year comes to a […]

Pullbox Reviews: The Cursed Pirate Girl – Should Qualify as a “new classic”

The Cursed Pirate Girl Boom! Studios / Archaia Written and Illustrated by Jeremy A. Bastian Adventures on and under the high seas lead a cursed pirate girl to encounter mythic creatures, gnarled and crusty pirates, and ghostly apparitions as she tries to find her lost father, one of the dreaded Pirate Captains of the mythical […]

Pullbox Reviews: Gunnerkrigg Court Vol. 2 TP – You WISH your school was like this!

Gunnerkrigg Court: Research Vol. 2 TP Imprint: Archaia Boom! Studios Author: Thomas Siddell Artist: Thomas Siddell Available NOW! The second volume of Thomas Siddell’s popular and award-winning webcomic Gunnerkrigg Court is here published in softcover for the very first time for old fans and new readers alike! Gunnerkrigg Court follows the adventures of Annie as […]

Pullbox Reviews: Toil and Trouble #4 (of 6) – Bubble, Bubble…

Toil and Trouble #4 (of 6) Imprint: Archaia Publisher: Boom! Studios Writer: Mairghread Scott Artists: Kelly & Nichole Matthews Toil and Trouble, better known as Macbeth through the eyes of the Three Witches, rolls along with more in-fighting and interference than you could ever think possible. Previous issues showed the witch Smertae’s displeasure at having […]

Pullbox Reviews: Lantern City #2 – A Steampunk Dystopia begging to be explored…

Lantern City #2 (BOOM!) Writer(s): Matthew Daley, Paul Jenkins Artist(s): Carlos Magno Sander has successfully infiltrated the Airborne division of the Guard, the best and most dangerous branch. Posing as a Captain, Sander will have to act like a leader of his unit, despite having no idea what Guard life is like beyond the public […]

Pullbox Reviews: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches – ‘Cuz Who Doesn’t Love a Good Story?

JIm Henson’s Storyteller: Witches HC (BOOM!) Jim Henson’s The Storyteller is a beloved celebration of fairy tales and folklore. After releasing a critically acclaimed graphic novel we’re thrilled to share more of The Storyteller’s magic. In the spirit of Henson’s inventive imagination, this hardcover collects four stories of witches and witchcraft from all over the […]

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