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Review: ‘Alice: From Dream to Dream’

Alice: From Dream to Dream

Alice: From Dream to Dream By Giulio Macaione, English adaptation by Jackie Ball Boom! Studios, $14.99 Recommended for teens and up Macaione makes his US comic debut in this beautifully illustrated graphic novel about forced empathy, having to learn more about others whether we want to or not. That’s a skill that needs more emphasis […]

Preview: ‘Betty and Veronica Friends Forever: Storybook Tales’ #1


Here’s a first look at a new Archie series: Betty and Veronica Friends Forever: Storybook Tales #1, in which the title duo appear as characters in classic fairy tales. This preview is a complete story—it’s based on The Emperor’s New Clothes, but with Veronica in the lead role, things turn out a little differently than […]

Preview: Monster Truck Mashup in ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #95


Saturday morning cartoons meet Sunday evening monster trucks in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #95: Sunday! Sunday! SUNDAY! And Scooby and the gang are spectators at the local monster truck mash-up! But when the Diesel Dragon invades the track driven by the barbaric Black Knightmare, can anyone stop them? A certain Machine is here to solve […]

This Week’s Comics: Knightmare Door

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Highlights from this week’s comics include magical mayhem from IDW Publishing with Magica De Spell Giant Halloween Hex #1. Kids Can Press continues the Time Travel Guides with Stowing Away With Vikings, while Lion Forge introduces a new hero with a green thumb with Timothy Top Volume 1: The Green Pig. The List: ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS […]

Interview and Preview: ‘Enola Holmes’ Graphic Novel

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Later this month, IDW Publishing will release The Case of the Missing Marquess, the first graphic novel based on Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes YA novels. Enola Holmes is the much younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes—she’s just 14 years old—and in this first story, she dodges their attempts to send her to boarding school […]

Review: ‘Rainbow Brite #1′

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Rainbow Brite #1 Writer: Jeremy Whitley Artist: Brittney Williams Dynamite Entertainment; $3.99 All Ages I had no intention of reading the first issue of the new Rainbow Brite comic book, because I am particularly ignorant of the character, her story and milieu. Created in the early 1980s by Hallmark Cards with the intention of making […]

Graphix Announces Two New Raina Telgemeier Books

Guts by Raina Telgemeier

The most exciting news of the New York Comic Con, just held, for anyone involved with graphic novels for young people was Graphix’s announcement of two new Raina Telgemeier books coming in 2019. Guts returns to the area that made her a superstar. It’s a graphic memoir, coming in September 2019, set before Smile. Telgemeier […]

This Past Week’s Comics: Stitched Conspiracy

Conspiracy of Ravens

Highlights from this week’s new releases includes the return of Albatross Funnybooks’ all ages scary title Spookhouse 2 #1 just in time for the Halloween season. Dynamite Entertainment brings back an 80s favorite with a new look at Rainbow Brite #1, while First Second releases a new printing of the adventures of Unsinkable Walker Bean. […]

Preview: ‘Archie Halloween Spectacular’ #1


Here’s a pre-Halloween treat: A full story by writer Dan Parent and penciller Bill Golliher from the Archie Halloween Spectacular #1, which goes on sale on October 10. Enjoy!

Review: ‘Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine’

Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine

Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine Written by Tory Woollcott, Illustrated by Alex Graudins First Second, $12.99 (paperback), $19.99 (hardcover) Ages 9-13 The Science Comics line is a wonderful marker for quality educational comics, and who better to teach about The Brain than a mad scientist? Fahama is helping her crazily determined younger […]