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All ages comics and manga for 11/28/12

Lori Henderson
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As November disappears into the rear view mirror, we look ahead to Christmas and find books on this week’s list to put under the tree or to distract prying eyes. Archie Comics releases the next volume in the Sonic The Hedgehog Archives, and Kodansha continues its release of the manga adaptation of the tween adventure [...]

Interview: Faith Erin Hicks

Eva Volin

On Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, while attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, 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 [...]

A Mom’s Journey into Homestuck Part 3

Lori Henderson
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Some of you out there may be wondering why Homestuck should get so much attention. It’s just a webcomic some kids read, right? Let me put it this way. In September, creator Andrew Hussie created a Kickstarter project, a crowd-sourcing funding site, to make a video game of Homestuck. He wanted to get $700,000 in [...]

The Good Comics for Kids 2012 Gift Guide

Brigid Alverson
Donald Duck Lost in the Andes

It’s holiday time, and our bloggers have you covered with suggestions for everything from stocking stuffers to gifts for nieces and nephews to that One Big Thing you know the comics fan in your life would like. I’ll start things off with some ideas for books that really feel like something special. When I was [...]

All ages comics and manga for 11/21/12

Lori Henderson
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Fight off (or speed up) that turkey coma with some titles from this week’s list! Archie Comics releases a special issue of their quarterly magazine Sonic Super Special with an issue of pull-out posters of Sonic and his friends. Kodansha releases another volume of their kid friendly title Animal Land, and Marvel Comics releases two [...]

Top 20 Star Wars Graphic Novels, Part 4 of 4

Mike Pawuk

Lastly, below are my top five Star Wars graphic novels/series published by Dark Horse Comics—they are in no particular order except for the last three – which are my personal top picks. Dark Horse Comics has done a phenomenal job with the Star Wars license, and though the acquisition of Star Wars by Disney Studios [...]

Top 20 Star Wars Graphic Novels, Part 3 of 4

Mike Pawuk

As we anticipate the future of Star Wars under Disney, let’s continue our series on my top 20 Star Wars graphic novels published by Dark Horse Comics. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 10) Star Wars: Darth Maul. 2001. 96 pp. 978-1-56971-542-0. When The Phantom Menace came out, fans wanted [...]

Top 20 Star Wars Graphic Novels, Part 2 of 4

Mike Pawuk

As we’re looking forward to the future of Star Wars now that it’s a part of Disney, let’s continue our look at the best Dark Horse Comics Star Wars graphic novels – either stand alone stories or series published by the company over the last 22 years. Dark Horse has done a phenomenal job with [...]

Top 20 Star Wars Graphic Novels, Part 1 of 4

Mike Pawuk

Ever since the news broke out on October 30th about Walt Disney’s acquisition of George Lucas’ Lucasfilm company Star Wars, there’s also begun speculation about the future of Star Wars license at Dark Horse Comics, where it’s been a staple of their line of comic books since 1991. Will Star Wars be published now by [...]

Preview: Smurf Soup!

Brigid Alverson
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How about a little pre-holiday silliness to start off your weekend? The Smurfs: Smurf Soup, the 13th volume of Peyo’s Smurfs comic to be published by Papercutz, came out this past week. Let’s take a look!