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Review: ‘Tales of the Fortress of Solitude’ Chapter Books

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Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: The Last City of Krypton Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: A Buried Starship Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: The Robot that Barked Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: Rays of Doom By Michael Dahl Illustrated by Luciano Vecchio and Tim Levins Capstone Reading Level: Grades 1-3 Interest […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Jughead and Archie Jumbo Digest’ #25

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Dan Parent has a new lead story in Jughead and Archie Jumbo Digest #25, which is due out on Wednesday, and we’ve got a preview of it, as well as a classic Archie tale from years gone by. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #23

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Scooby and the gang go west in this exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #23, and they end up on the trail of a ghost that’s stealing everything in town: Quick Draw McGraw may be the high-falutin’est, fastest-shootin’est lawman on the lone prairie, but he needs help from Scooby and the gang when faced with that […]

This Week’s Comics: Your Dragon is in Another Castle

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On this week’s list of new releases, it isn’t so bad being second in line. Dark Horse Comics releases To Castle Catula, the second volume of Angel Catbird. Hyperion Books keeps the Olympic tradition going with graphic adaptation of Heroes of Olympus Volume 2: The Son of Neptune, while IDW Publishing releases Volume 2 of […]

Review: ‘Adele in Sand Land’

Adele in Sand Land By Claude Ponti Toon Books When I was a kid, my mother used to buy me a lot of books at garage sales. Many of them dated back to the period 1900-1940 and had a crazy, old-fashioned, almost scary look to them. I loved them—they were so far from the sanitized […]

Links: Gumby Returns to Comics, Lumberjanes Cross Over to Prose

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Gumby is returning to comics in a new series from Papercutz, filling that Gumby-shaped hole that opened up in everybody’s lives with the demise of the last Gumby comic, in 2008 or so. Papercutz will publish new comics based on the Gumby animated shorts, and there’s more Gumby in the pipeline as well: Primavision, which […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #20

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Time for some Saturday morning cartoons! Teen Titans Go #20 fights February’s snow and slush with a story about spring break and a heart-warming (not really) Valentine’s Day tale. Here’s the 411: Robin’s “Poetry Jam” was supposed to be romantic, but things are about to get really gross instead. We’re shocked. Then it’s time for […]

This Week’s Comics: Steven Madness

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Don’t look for love in all the wrong places—you can find it here on this week’s list of new releases! Graphix releases the second volume of Bunny Vs Monkey, now with a laser-firing hovercraft, kitten cannon, and hamster mobile. Marvel Comics has a new issue of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #17, with thrilling scenes of students learning […]

Interview: Joey Weiser Talks ‘Mermin’

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Joey Weiser’s Mermin started out as, literally, a “fish out of water” story: A strange sea creature washes up on a beach, a boy takes him home, and we get to watch Mermin—the mer-man from Mer—cause general chaos at his new friend Pete’s home and school. But from the very beginning there are hints of […]

Review: Snow White

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I’ve always had a soft spot for retold or fractured fairy tales. I marvel at the ingenuity of an author to take an existing story, keep it recognizable, and give it a unique spin. There’s a long history of fractured fairy tales from Gail Carson Levine’s Ella Enchanted to Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Just Ella. And […]