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Preview: Garfield #6

Brigid Alverson
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It’s time for some Halloween silliness: Garfield #6 will be out next week from BOOM! Studios, and this issue kicks off in a museum of Egyptian antiquities. What could possibly go wrong?

All ages comics and manga for 9/26/12

Lori Henderson
Showcase Amethyst

Now that Fall is officially here, thoughts can now move toward the autumn holidays, with Halloween coming up first! Bongo Comics has the yearly tradition of the Simpsons Treehouse of Horror, with the new issue coming out this week. Archie Comics has the gang going to an “old-fashioned” Halloween party. Find out what that means [...]

Q&A with creator Nathan Hale, Part 2

Mike Pawuk

Nathan Hale is the creator of the new series Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales from Amulet Books. It’s a fun graphic novel approach to true stories from the United States told from the point of view of Nathan Hale – the real life spy – who has been given the gift of insight into the country’s [...]

Q&A with creator Nathan Hale, Part 1

Mike Pawuk

Nathan Hale is the creator of the new series Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales from Amulet Books. It’s a fun graphic novel approach to true stories from the United States told from the point of view of Nathan Hale – the real life spy – who has been given the gift of insight into the country’s [...]

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales

Mike Pawuk

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales by Nathan Hale Vol. 1: One Dead Spy 978-1-4197-0396-6. 128 pp. Vol. 2: Big Bad Ironclad 978-1-4197-0395-9. 128 pp. Published by Amulet Books, 2012 Recommended for grades 5-8 “I regret that I have but one life to live for my country.” And with his famous last words, Nathan Hale, spy for [...]

Preview: Archie #637

Brigid Alverson
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This fairy tale-themed Archie comic won’t be available in comics shops until Wednesday, but we’re giving you a sneak preview today! As readers of the Life With Archie magazine know, strange things happen to the Riverdale gang when they go into the woods…

All ages comics and manga for 9/19/12

Lori Henderson
Angelic Layer 1

With autumn just about to begin, it’s sad to have to say goodbye to some great titles! BOOM! Studios must bid a fond farewell to Roger Langridge’s Snarked!, with the final issue being released this week. Let’s hope they’ll all be back for a second series. Dark Horse completes its omnibus editions of CLAMP’s Cardcaptor [...]

Links: Fruit Ninja, dirty politics, and shoujo manga

Brigid Alverson

Jo Rioux, the artist for Kids Can Press’s Sam and Friends Mysteries and the writer and artist of The Golden Twine, talks about her artistic process and how she got started in the biz. David Hedgecock, the president of Ape Entertainment, discusses the company’s upcoming Fruit Ninja comics at Comic Book Resources. Ape also publishes [...]

Review: Crogan’s Loyalty by Chris Schweizer

Mike Pawuk

Crogan’s Loyalty Written and Illustrated by Chris Schweizer Oni Press, 2012 ISBN 978-1-934964-40-8. The adventures of the Crogan family continue… Since the first book in the series, Crogan’s Vengeance, was released in 2008, Chris Schweizer has set out to tell the ambitious family history of the Crogans from the days of pirates, with “Catfoot” Crogan, [...]

Review: A Devil and Her Love Song, Volume 1

Lori Henderson
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How do you learn to like other people when you don’t even like yourself? Making new friends is hard enough without the added personal issues. But that is Maria Kawai’s dilemma. Expelled from her old school, she must start over at Totsuka High. But fitting in isn’t her strong point, as her razor sharp tongue [...]