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Now displaying: April, 2023
Apr 29, 2023

Jace is joined by CEO, Publisher and Co-Founder of Rocketship Entertainment, Tom Akel. Tom is back to talk about the latest offerings from Rocketship and tease some projects coming soon!

Apr 25, 2023

Jace and Rocky from the Comic Boom! YouTube Channel review the DC Comics titles for the week of April 25, 2023. We get a fantastic ending to Blue Beetle: Graduation Day, bringing all the more meaning to the subtitle of the series. Action comics continues to celebrate some great era's of the character and his family. Also Doom Patrol and Green Arrow are off to good starts. Listen in for out thoughts on these titles and a whole lot more.

Apr 21, 2023

Jace chats with Dan Didio about his recently released YA novel Hide or Seek. After steering the DC line for nearly two decades, we can confidently say that Dan knows superhero stories. During his time at DC Dan wrote a number of series including Phantom Stranger, OMAC and Sideways and now he is bringing that writing talent to the YA space with an engrossing novel about a young man who discovers his father is the world's most famous hero. Unfortunately, he finds out because his father has been killed and he is forced to go into hiding with his mother. From that set-up unfolds an action-packed and emotional story that will appeal to readers of all ages. You can find out more about Dan's debut novel below.

 

The guys also touch on Dan's current role at Frank Miller Presents and Dan gives a quick rundown of the titles coming out from the legendary creator's publishing company.

 

PRESS RELEASE:

From the Publisher of Frank Miller Presents Comics and accomplished DC Comics writer, Dan DiDio, comes his first young adult science fiction and fantasy novel, Hide or Seek: The Superpower Protection Program.
 
Nick Pappas is the unknowing son of the god-like hero Odysseus and when his father is murdered on national television, Nick’s whole world is turned upside. He’s taken into the witness protection program, relocated to a small town called Crucible, populated not only with families of of his father’s greatest super-villains.  What’s worse instead of a safe haven, Nick discovers Crucible is a prison designed to contain and train the powers he’s developing.
 
Forced to remain in Crucible by the shadowy creatures called Mirror Men, who guard its border, Nick attempts to discover the extent of his powers and figure out who to trust amongst the eclectic band of kids he meets in town.
 
Steeped in high stakes mystery, inventive superpowers, and friendship, Hide or Seek, captures the tone and excitement of great young adult series, like Percy Jackson and is perfect for dedicated comic fans and lovers of young adult science fiction and fantasy alike.
 
For nearly twenty years, Dan DiDio has served DC Comics. He joined DC in January 2002 as Vice President of Editorial and quickly ascended into the role of Senior Vice President/Executive Editor of DC Comics. In that position, he directed the creative development and helped contemporize the superhero line of titles to bring increased relevancy and diversity.
 
DiDio was also an accomplished writer at DC Comics, having created and redeveloped several comic series at DC, including Sideways, OMAC, Phantom Stranger, and, Metal Men.
 
In 2010, DiDio was named Publisher of DC Entertainment alongside Jim Lee. As Publisher, he directed and oversaw DC Entertainment’s entire publishing business. Currently, Dan is partnered with comic and media legend, Frank Miller, and together they started their own publishing line, Frank Miller Presents.

 

Apr 18, 2023

Jace and Rocky from the Comic boom! YouTube channel break down the DC Comics titles for the week of April 18, 2023. We get a fantastic start in the first issue of Superboy The Man Of Tomorrow, Superman must find a way to defeat Parasite in the pages of his book, while The Flash has the return of a beloved DC duo. Also we get a plethora of Silent Tales that captures the fun of DC perfectly. The Book of the Week for both guys though, is DCeased. The entire creative team sticks the landing on this one with the emotion and impact we have come to expect from this story. Join in for thoughts in this titles and more!

Apr 11, 2023

Jace and Rocky from the Comic Boom! YouTube channel chat about the DC Comics titles for the week of April 11, 2023. They particularly loved the wild shenanigans going down in Danger Street and Jace also gave a lot of love to Superman Lost #2. Join in the fun and listen to details about these books, plus the other issues dropping this week.

Apr 4, 2023

Jace and Rocky from the Comic Boom! YouTube channel talk about the DC titles for the week of April 4, 2023. The One-Minute War in Flash concludes in epic fashion, with action, emotion and plenty of Flash Family moments. Meanwhile, Batman Joker Deadly Duo continues to show it will be a timeless story and Adventures of Superman Jon Kent takes an unexpected turn with a huge, impactful moment. Join us for out thoughts on these books and plenty more from DC this week.

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