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Review: Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Movie Trilogy

Lori Henderson
Pokemon Darkrai

Pokemon is a franchise that has been going strong for nearly 15 years in the US. What started as a video game RPG has become a merchandising empire with a TV series, movies, toys, a trading card game, and comic books and manga. The manga is further split between two continuities; the Pokemon Adventures, Diamond [...]

Links: And the Glyph Award goes to…

Katherine Dacey

Earlier this week, Rich Watson unveiled the 2012 Glyph Award nominees. Among the kid- and teen-friendly titles that made the cut were Princeless (Jeremy Whitley and Mia Goodwin) and Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli). Now in their seventh year, the Glyph Awards honor “the best in comics made by, for, and [...]

All ages comics and manga for 3/07/12

Lori Henderson
Toy_Story_Vol_1_1

This week’s list is only slightly better than last, but it’s a good week to be a manga reader. Vertical has the next volume of the adventures of the adorable kitten Chi in Chi’s Sweet Home. If flying dogs are more your cup of tea, then check out the second volume of Fluffy Fluffy Cinnamoroll. [...]

Will Great Graphic Novels for Teens disappear from public view?

Brigid Alverson

Hey, YALSA, don’t mess with a good thing! YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens list always sparks a lot of discussion among readers and bloggers—some of the nominations are surprising, and it’s always a good resource if you’re looking for something good to read. So it’s good news that nominations for this year’s list are [...]

Warriors manga live on… for now

Brigid Alverson
Warriors 1 and 2

When the manga publisher Tokyopop closed its doors last year, many readers were left without the end of their favorite series. Fans of the Warriors graphic novels, based on Erin Hunter’s prose novels about cats living in clans, have been spared that fate, however: The books were produced under a joint agreement with HarperCollins, which [...]

Links: Friends with Friends With Boys

Brigid Alverson
FWB

Faith Erin Hicks’s Friends With Boys will be released soon, but just until tomorrow, you can read the entire graphic novel online at her website, for free, but just until tomorrow, March 6. Be warned, it’s so good that you will end up going out and buying your own copy anyway, so don’t feel guilty. [...]

Preview: Possessions, Book 3: The Better House Trap

Brigid Alverson
POSSESSIONS COVER

Possessions: The Better House Trap, which was published late last month, is the third book in Ray Fawkes’s series about Gurgazon the pit demon, who is trapped in the house of an eccentric old lady who likes to collect ghosts and other supernatural creatures. The book is filled with slapstick humor; last year, at C2E2, [...]

All ages comics and manga for 2/29/12

Lori Henderson
Ralph-Wiggum-Comics

February gets to be a little longer this year, giving it an extra week for comics, but unfortunately publishers aren’t so obliging. It’s a very short list, with just four publishers releasing titles this week. Ape Entertainment releases a couple of Strawberry Shortcake digests for on-the-go reading. Archie has the second trade of their popular [...]