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Interview: Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim

One of the books I mentioned in my SLJ article First-Person Graphic Memoirs Bring Events to Life for Students is Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim’s Poppies of Iraq, a collection of anecdotes about Findakly’s childhood in Iraq as the daughter of a French mother and an Iraqi father. Findakly wrote and colored the book, and […]

Review: ‘Camp’

Olive, the lead of Click, returns in another story about friendship, this time at summer camp.

2019 Eisner Nominations

While I was on Spring Break, the Eisner nominations were announced. The Eisner Awards, which is in its 31st year, are named for famed graphic novelist/artist Will Eisner.

This Week’s Comics: White Snake, Black Spot

Koyama Press and Toon Graphics find mystery and fairy tale adventure in the picks from this week’s new comics.

Preview: ‘Archie’s Superteens,’ vol. 1

Our Saturday preview this week is of a new trade paperback, Archie’s Superteens, which is a crossover between the two superhero teams in the Archie universe: The Riverdale gang as Pureheart the Poweful et al. and the Mighty Crusaders. This volume collects the two-volume crossover as well as more Pureheart stories. It goes on sale […]

‘Sheets’ Sequel Due Next Year

The Lion Forge Free Comic Book Day giveaway comic contains a new story by Brenna Thummler with the same characters as her graphic novel Sheets. In A Sheets Story, Marjorie, her father, and her younger brother visit her grandmother, who wants to sew with her. Her ghost friend Wendell has tagged along as well. It’s […]

This Week’s Comics: Friendly Glitch

This week’s picks finds adventure under the sea and in the digital works with titles from Action Lab Comics and Graphix.

Review: ‘Bloom’

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A quiet coming-of-age story set in a coastal family bakery.

Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #34

Here’s an advance look at Teen Titans Go #34: The Titans get swept up in a 73-hour dystopian teen movie marathon, then reenact “The Hungry Games” when they realize there’s only one slice of pizza left! And when a meatball-making contest sponsored by a local Jump City joint (first prize: free heroes for life!) provokes […]

Preview: ‘Archie Giant Comics Gala’

Archie Giant Comics Gala is one of those hefty Archie books stuffed with 400 pages of stories. This one is brand new, and our preview includes a complete classic story. Look for the book in comic shops on Wednesday. Enjoy!