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Review: ‘Batman & Robin Crime Scene Investigations’

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This set of four hardcover storybooks makes up a new series in which the famous caped crimefighters use forensic investigation techniques to solve crimes. It’s a clever way to encourage scientific thinking and understanding the real-life background behind superhero adventures. The Felon’s Fowl Flames: Batman & Robin Use Fire Investigation to Crack the Case The […]

Review: ‘Ace’ and ‘Jumpa’

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Ace: The Origin of Batman’s Hound and Jumpa: The Origin of Wonder Woman’s Kanga Writer: Steve Korte Artist: Art Baltazar Stone Arch Books; $4.95 (each) The latest offering from DC Comics and Capstone’s DC Super-Pets collaboration, which focuses on the adventures of the pets of DC superheroes and supervillains as designed and drawn by artist […]

Links: ‘Drama’ Among the Most Challenged Books—Again

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The American Library Association released its list of the 10 most challenged books of 2017 last week, and this year, there was only one graphic novel: Raina Telgemeier’s Drama, which has become sort of a perennial. Some important takeaways from this year’s list is that more than ever, books for children and teens are being […]

This Week’s Comics: Violette Time

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Highlights from this week’s new releases include American Mythology Productions releasing a special issue of the classic cat and mouse cartoon with the Pink Panther Vs The Inspector #1. IDW Publishing goes where only kids would dare with the trade paperback Underwhere while Kids Can Press shows what superhero assistants are made of with Nick […]

Review: ‘Laid Back Camp’ Vol. 1

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Laid Back Camp Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Afro Yen Press; $13.00 Rated T for Teen One of the many virtues of manga is the seeming endlessness of the available subject matter; think of any subject, no matter how mundane, and chances are there is a Japanese comic series about it (And, if not, well, there likely […]

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier & Roger Langridge Team Up on ‘Criminy’

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Big news from Dark Horse this week, and we’ve got the scoop: Roger Langridge (Snarked!, Abigail and the Snowman, The Baker Street Peculiars) and Ryan Ferrier (Kennel Block Blues, D4ve) are teaming up on a new middle-grade graphic novel, Criminy: Criminy follows Daggum Criminy as his peaceful life is suddenly interrupted when pirates invade his […]

Review: ‘Giant Spider & Me’ Vol. 1

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Giant Spider & Me: A Post-Apocalyptic Tale Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Kikori Morino Seven Seas Entertainment; $12.99 Teen Kikori Morino’s Giant Spider & Me is a manga series about a lonely young girl who befriends a giant mutant spider sometime after the end of life on Earth as we know it. It’s a cooking manga. That […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #92

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More Sunday fun! Here’s a preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #92: It’s the annual Mystery-Con International—a convention honoring sleuths from all over the world—and this year, Mystery, Inc. are the guests of honor! But when the booth of some of their biggest fans is ROBBED of some valuable merchandise, our heroes have to go […]

Preview: ‘Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #262

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We’re kicking off Sunday morning with a bit of horror-movie fun in our preview of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #262, which goes on sale on April 11. In the brand new lead story by Bill Golliher and Dan Parent, the girls watch a horror movie but the real terror comes afterward, when their […]

This Week’s Comics: Monster Hedgehogs

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With so much going on this week, it’s hard to pick just a few titles to highlight! First Second releases another Science Comics, this time featuring Nature’s Perfect Hunter, Sharks. Little Brown Books for Young Readers has not one, but two new volumes of Catstronauts, while Rodale Kids drops a new volume in the Team […]