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Links: The return of Captain Underpants

Katherine Dacey
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Make room on your shelves, librarians: two more Captain Underpants books are headed your way! The first, entitled Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers, will debut in August 2012; the second, Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers, is slated for a January 2013. Also in the mix are [...]

All ages comics and manga for 01/11/12

Lori Henderson
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It’s a new year, but all the old favorites return for another month of fun and adventure! Mega Man starts a new arc at Archie Comics. Papercutz has new volumes of both Geronimo Stilton and Smurfs, and did you check out Archvillian, one of the picks from last week? Well, now you can get the [...]

Interview: Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham

Eva Volin

On July 22nd through 24th, while attending San Diego International Comic-Con, 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 background noise. Let me [...]

Review: Star Bus: Attack of the Cling-Ons

Snow Wildsmith
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“The voyages of the District 177 Star Bus! An ongoing mission for one gang of geeks…To seek out strange, alien video games…comics…and 3D movies. To boldly go where no bus has gone before!” But before the intrepid crew of the Star Bus can get to the comic book convention and deliver their passenger, famous science [...]

Review: Graphic Mystery #5: The Ancient Formula

Esther Keller
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The Manga Math mysteries attempts to teach a math concept with real world applications within a story told in comic form.

Links: Good grief, Charlie Brown!

Katherine Dacey
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CBR’s Tim O’Shea sits down with Paige Braddock to discuss KABOOM!’s new Peanuts comic. Braddock played several important roles in bringing these comics to press; not only is she the Creative Director of Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, she’s also the inker and colorist for the series. Their biggest challenge: remaining faithful to the spirit [...]

All ages comics and manga for 01/04/12

Lori Henderson
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2012 starts off with a small but enterprising list. Boom! Studios premieres its ongoing Peanuts series this week. British publisher Markosia has some titles that tweens and teens may enjoy, and Viz Media has the next volume of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, the second series in the incredibly popular franchise. The List: ARCHIE COMICS Betty & Veronica [...]

Interview: Tony Cliff

Eva Volin
Photo courtesy of Dave Roman and used with permission.

On July 22nd through 24th, while attending San Diego International Comic-Con, 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 background noise. Let me [...]

Review: Balloon Toons New Releases

Snow Wildsmith
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I enjoyed the first Balloon Toons titles so much, that I bought myself their newest releases, even though I don’t have small children of my own. As with the first set of titles, the newest Balloon Toons are fun and eye-catching and offer a nice mix of storylines, so new readers are sure to find [...]

Cybils nominations are up!

Brigid Alverson
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The finalists for the Cybils—the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards—are up, and here are the nominations in the graphic novels categories: Elementary/Middle Grade Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, by Barry Deutsch Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists, by various authors Sidekicks, by Dan Santat Wonderstruck, by Brian Selznick [...]