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All ages comics and manga for 3/28/12

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It’s the final week of the month, and the list is again looking a little sparse. BOOM! Studios has the newest issue of Roger Langridge’s Snarked, while Kodansha releases new volumes of all three of their kid friendly titles, Animal Land, Deltora Quest and Shugo Chara Chan. The List: ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS Archie #631, $2.99 […]

Interview: Rafael Rosado and Jorge Aguirre

Giants Beware! by Rafael Rosado and Jorge Aguirre

As you may have noticed, the folks here at GC4K really like spunky heroines. We like ’em strong, we like ’em opinionated, we like ’em to be self-starters, and we don’t mind at all if they’re a bit rebellious. Claudette, the heroine of Giants Beware! is all of these things. (She’s also a bit of […]

Links: Stan Lee’s not-so-Mighty return?


J. Caleb Mozzocco gives mixed marks to Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, a new kid-friendly superhero series published by Archie Comics. “It is a pretty bad comic book, and I’d go so far as to say that it’s a remarkably, even exceptionally bad comic book,” Mozzocco opines. “But there’s still an irrepressible, hard-to-hate charm about the […]

Review: Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn & Red Rackham’s Treasure – Young Readers Editions

Created by Belgian comic book creator Hergé in 1929, Tintin, the intrepid young reporter has become not only a cultural icon in Belgium, alongside his creator, but a worldwide phenomenon. Highlighted this past holiday season by the full-length feature film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, directed by Steven Spielberg and co-produced […]

All ages comics and manga for 3/21/12


Spring starts this week, and as we say good-bye to winter, so must we also say good-bye to Tiny Titans, whose last issue comes out this week. But with the new green that comes with spring, comes new titles: Archie debuts their new series with legendary comic creator Stan Lee, and his Mighty 7, and […]

Review: Two Rudyard Kipling Tales Adapted for Comics


I love a good folktale, fairy tale, fable, and myth. So I was excited when I opened a recent box from Capstone and pulled out two of their new graphic novels, both of which are adaptations of classic Rudyard Kipling Just So Stories. While I haven’t loved all of Capstone’s “safe” and educational titles in […]

Links: Manga Mondays

VIZ Media has teamed up with Barnes & Noble for a new promotion: Manga Mondays. Beginning March 19th, BN will run a weekly sale in which the first volumes of select VIZ manga will be discounted by 50%. The first featured titles are Gin Tama, Honey & Clover, and Yakitate!! Japan. Speaking of VIZ, the […]

Preview: The Hunger Pains


Papercutz Slices are the modern-day reincarnation of the Mad Magazine satire, goofy, book-length parodies of popular works such as Harry Potter and Twilight. written by Stefan Petrucha (who also scripts their Nancy Drew graphic novels) and illustrated with by Rick Parker, who admits he draws his inspiration from the early days of Mad. Now it’s […]

All ages comics and manga for 3/14/12

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Did you get your slice of Pie for PI Day? If not, grab a slice and sit down with some of this week’s comics! Archaia releases the next issue in its Mouse Guard mini series, Black Axe. Boom! Studios has the second issue of the popular Adventure Time, and Papercutz prepares for the upcoming Summer […]

Review: Kitty & Dino


An aloof house cat is in for a surprise when her family’s son brings home an amazing find — a dinosaur egg! Kitty’s not sure that a baby dinosaur makes a good companion, but who can resist those pleading eyes? Kitty & Dino Sara Richard Ages 3-6 Yen Press, April 2012, ISBN 978-0-31613351-7 48 pages, […]