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All ages comics and manga for 8/3/11


As we hit the dog days of August, the return to school looms over kids and teachers. In the meantime, publishers are keeping the all ages book coming! Dark Horse releases the second volume of the Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus for tweens, while Viz Media releases the next volume in the Pokemon Adventures series. In case […]

Interview: Ben Hatke

On Sunday, June 26th, while attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions. Keep in mind, exhibit halls are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of […]

Review: Dork Diaries: Tales of a Not-So-Talented Pop Star


Reluctant and avid readers alike will devour the latest installment of the Dork Diaries.  Filled with angst, humor, and terrific cartoon drawings, this latest installment does not disappoint.

Review: Freshman: Tales of 9th Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense


Ah, freshman year: the beginning of high school, the most wonderful years of your life. WHATEVER. Annie and her friends are beginning to suspect that getting older and heading to high school may not be all it’s cracked up to be. Are they ready for a year of shifting friendships, stubborn lockers, first crushes, team […]

Richie Rich and Gumby are back!


Two classic comics properties are back, with new content and a new look. ICv2 reports that Ape Entertainment will launch two Richie Rich series this fall. Ape, which also publishes the Strawberry Shortcake comics and the creator-owned comic Scratch 9, tested the waters with a four-issue Richie Rich miniseries and have now decided to do […]

Review: Hera


Finished all the current Rick Riordan books?  Looking for some more Greek Mythology to satiate you or your child’s curiosity?  Then if you haven’t gotten lost in George O’Connor’s Olympian series, it’s only the start of August. There’s still a whole month left to summer vacation, so it isn’t too late!