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Blog Tour: ‘Dare to Disappoint’


Ozge Samanci’s Dare to Disappoint is a graphic memoir about growing up in Turkey. Here’s the blurb: Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Ozge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Ozge, like her sister, to become an engineer. She tried to hear […]

Preview: ‘Archie’ #4


Here’s a sneak peek at the next issue of Archie, in which the infamous “lipstick incident” is revealed. Archie Comics rebooted their flagship title earlier this year, with writer Mark Waid scripting a slightly more realistic version of Riverdale; in this issue, Annie Wu takes over the art duties from Fiona Staples. We liked the […]

Review: ‘Goosebumps: Slappy’s Tales of Horror’

Goosebumps Slappy Tales

This isn’t the first adaptation of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series by Graphix, but it’s been a while since they released one. So it’s not surprising that they gave it a try with the release, early this fall, of the new Goosebumps movie. While the movie may have come and gone, the books are still ever […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘He-Man: The Eternity War’ #12

HEMEW 12 Print Cover

Today’s preview is of the action-packed He-Man: The Eternity War #12; here’s the blurb: By the Power of Grayskull, the universe stands on the brink of annihilation! Only He-Man can save us. But to do so, he must first escape the clutches of King Hssss, the serpent Master of Disguise! Can He-Man overcome a monster […]

This Week’s Comics: Furrever Winter

Furrever Friends Haiku

Unseasonably warm for your usual November? Cool down with some of the new releases this week! IDW Publishing releases a new volume of My Little Pony Adventures in Friendship, featuring Princess Luna and Discord. Dark Horse Comics wraps up Plants Vs Zombies: Grown Sweet Home with issue 6, as does DC Comics for the highly […]

Review: ‘Star Wars: Shattered Empire’

Star Wars: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens–Shattered Empire Writer: Greg Rucka Artists: Marco Chechetto, Angel Unzueta and Emilio Laiso Marvel; $17 Rated T+ While it didn’t get anywhere near the huge promotional push that the first issues of Marvel’s ongoing Star Wars series did, the Greg Rucka-written Shattered Empire miniseries, now available in […]

Review: ‘Secret Coders’

Secret Coders

Can a good story really be told while trying to teach kids how to code? With the push for more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning and higher STEM standards in our country’s public schools, it’s no surprise that someone out there is trying to incorporate good storytelling and science. But a story about […]

Preview: Jughead #2


Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson’s rebooted Jughead is a gem, starring a character that’s fresh but still very much of a piece with the original. Issue #2 pays homage to one of the great weird Jughead storylines of all time, the Time Police. (Check out my writeup of the NYCC panel for Zdarsky and Henderson’s […]

This Week’s Comics: Love Mirka

Love Vol 2

It’s another full week of new releases you don’t want to miss. DC Comics releases a new collection of the late 1990s series Superman Adventures. Dynamite Entertainment keeps the grump going with Grumpy Cat, #2 and Papercutz releases a new series, Breadwinners, about a couple of ducks and their love of bread. The List: ACTION […]

Links: ‘Naruto’ Creator Talks


Entertainment Weekly interviews Masashi Kishmoto, the creator of Naruto, about his recently concluded series, which is one of the best selling manga in North America. Kishimoto confesses he didn’t expect that: “During the series, manga exploded, and I must say that part of what made Naruto successful was the globalization of manga, and the fact […]