Steve Morris says goodbye to The Dandy, the venerable British kids’ comic that will cease print publication later this year.
Marvel will package an Avengers: Season One graphic novel with the Blu-Ray version of the Avengers movie for Wal-Mart; this appears to be the only way the book will be available, at least for now.
Jamal Igle, who once drew Supergirl, has done a variant cover for Life With Archie #26 that features the Riverdale gang as Pureheart the Powerful and his posse. Igle is also trying to fund his creator-owned comic, Molly Danger, via a Kickstarter campaign; the comic will be the story of a ten-year-old girl with super powers.
The Guardian’s Teacher Network blog rounds up some resources for bringing comics into the classroom.
Reviews: Raina Telegemeier’s new book, Drama, gets a glowing review from Ada Calhoun in the New York Times. Sarah Boslaugh reviews Christopher Hart’s latest how-to-draw book, Manga for the Beginner: Kawaii, at PLAYBACK:stl. Drew McCabe looks at Peanuts #1, Godzilla vs. Megalon, and an ancient Sad Sack comic at Comic Attack. Other reviews of note:
Joseph Lambert on Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller (The Comics Journal)
Michael May on Courtney Crumrin (Robot 6)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Guinea Pig: Pet Shop Private Eye, Books 4 and 5 (Comics Worth Reading)
Matt Wilkie on The Muppets: The Four Seasons: Summer (ToughPigs)