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This Week’s Comics: Baltazar-ific

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Beat back the last of the dog days of August and enjoy the long Labor Day weekend with sweet comics! Archie Comics releases the third volume of their re-imagined series Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Magic Within. Issue 3 of the popular Cartoon Network series Regular Show comes out this week from BOOM! Studios, while […]

Review: Dragon Ball 3-in-1 Volume 1

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Son Goku lives alone in the wilds, away from civilization, when he literally runs into Bulma, a girl on her summer vacation, searching for the 7 legendary Dragon Balls. If the balls are found and brought together, the dragon Shenlong will appear and grant one wish. Goku has one of the balls, but he’s not […]

Preview: Betty & Veronica Double Digest #215


It’s beauty vs. the budget in this month’s issue of Betty & Veronica Double Digest, which went on sale yesterday in finer comics shops everywhere. Check out our preview (and that lovely cover by Gisele Lagace and Tito Pena); there’s more information at the end of the post. BETTY AND VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #215 When […]

Review: Batman Beyond Universe #1


Batman Beyond Universe #1 Written by Kyle Higgins and Christos N. Gage Drawn by Thony Silas and Dan Coello DC Comics, $3.99 Rated T, for Teen Of all the Batman animated series to come and go from television since Batman: The Animated Series debuted in 1992, Batman Beyond was the shortest lived, at just 52 […]

Preview: Annoying Orange, vol. 3

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The third Annoying Orange graphic novel is out today from Papercutz, and it’s as full of laughs as the first two. Here’s the blurb: Annoying Orange, Pear, Apple, Passion Fruit, and the rest star in five all-new juicy stories that explore the darker side of the supermarket. The forgotten scandals, the crazy kidnappings, the mysterious […]

Review: The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels

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The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels Based on the books by Gertrude Chandler Warner Published by Albert Whitman and Company The Boxcar Children were a beloved children’s series when I was growing up, and these graphic-novel adaptations have a sort of old-fashioned charm to them. It doesn’t seem to have occurred to anyone to update them […]

Preview: Herobear and the Kid: The Inheritance #1


Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid is one of those timeless stories with a touch of magic to it. Ten-year-old Tyler’s grandfather has just died, leaving him a stuffed bear and a pocket watch as his inheritance. Tyler’s family has just moved into his grandfather’s house, which means Tyler is starting at a new school—and […]

This Week’s Comics: MegaKISS


If you have young children and/or emerging readers who love superheroes, Capstone Press has you covered! They have released several books based on DC superheroes featuring Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. IDW extends their My Little Pony Micro-series with a new issue featuring the Cutie Mark Crusaders, while Marvel releases the Pixar Presents magazine that […]

Links: Archie goes to India

Alex and Cleo, the main characters in Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock's Four Points

Hope Larson is following up her graphic adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time with an original graphic novel, Four Points, about twins who make their way across the country (having adventures on the way) in the 1860s. Rebecca Mock is illustrating the story, which will be released in two volumes. Archie and his pals are […]

Interview: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

On Saturday, April 27th, while attending the Texas Library Association’s Annual Conference in Fort Worth, I managed to slow Jarrett down long enough to ask him the exact same questions I ask every other kids comics creator I run across. Keep in mind, exhibit halls are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a […]