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Review: Mad Super Spectacular: Superman, Man of Steel #1

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Written and drawn by The Usual Gang of Idiots DC Comics, $4.99 DC uses the occasion of a release of yet another Superman feature film, the franchise’s sixth, to gather-up and repackage a slew of their previous Superman movie parodies into this themed special that’s cover-to-cover Superman jokes, dating as far back as 1966 and […]

Preview: Archie Double Digest #242

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It’s Archie time! Here’s a preview of Archie Double Digest #242, which will be out in comics shops tomorrow and in the rest of the world two weeks later. The catalog information is after the preview. Enjoy! ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #242 When Archie has to make some quick cash to compensate for an accident he […]

Review: The Malevolent Mr. Burns

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The Malevolent Mr. Burns #1 Written by Gail Simone, Ian Boothby, Nathan Kane, Dean Rankine Drawn by Mike Kazaleh, Chris Houghton, Tone Rodriguez, Rankine, Jason Ho and Mike Rote Bongo Comics, $3.99   In its 24 seasons on the air (so far), The Simpsons has gradually generated one of the biggest and richest supporting casts […]

This Week’s Comics: Monster Hearts

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With the weather being so wacky, some good comics are perfect to take your mind off the heat and humidity! Can’t get enough of Adventure Time? How about a whole encyclopedia of fun facts and info about the land of Ooo? Abrams released the hardcover this week. If you prefer something more old school, as […]

Interview: Johane Matte

On Wednesday, July 11 through Sunday, July 15, while attending the Comic-Con International 2012 in San Diego, 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, comic book conventions are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is […]

Review: Zombillenium, Vol. 1: Gretchen

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Zombillenium, Vol. 1: Gretchen. Written and Illustrated by Arthur de Pins NMB Publishing, 2013 48 pp. 978-1-56163-734-8, hardcover Looking for an amusement part with real bite? Welcome to Zombillenium – a horror-inspired theme park managed by family man (and vampire) Francis von Bloodt and staffed by actual monsters, including mummies, vampires, werewolves, witches, skeletons, zombies, […]

Review: Batman ’66 #1

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Batman ’66 #1  Written by Jeff Parker, drawn by Jonathan Case DC Comics, $3.99 Rated E, for Everyone Congratulations, Comic Books!  You have apparently finally made it! For years, for decades, for at least a generation, the medium as a whole has been haunted by the success of the campy, comedic 1966-68 Batman TV show, […]

Exclusive: Papercutz to Publish Rio Graphic Novels

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The children’s graphic novel Papercutz, already home to the Smurfs, Annoying Orange, and Lego Ninjago graphic novels, is adding another licensed property to its lineup: A series of graphic novels based on the movie Rio, which will fill in the story between the original movie, which came out in 2011, and the sequel, Rio 2, […]

This Week’s Comics: Dr. McNinja Dances

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It’s the week of San Diego Comic-Con, so as usual, publishers are keeping their releases light. Nonetheless, there are some goodies to be had for non-attendees. Action Lab releases the second trade in their popular title Princeless. The Sonic the Hedgehog/Mega Man crossover hits its penultimate issue in Sonic Universe #54 from Archie Comics, and […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Return of the Heroes in a Half-Shell

Leonardo. Michelangelo. Raphael. Donatello. They may be known by the art community as four Renaissance artists who forever changed the face of the art world, but to many fans around the world, those four names are better known as the members of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Though their origins have changed slightly over the […]