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Review: Desmond Pucket

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AMP Comics for Kids adds another Hybrid novel to the ever growing list of comics and prose mishmash titles. On sale in just two weeks, this will be a popular pick for students waiting for the next Diary of a Wimpy Kid or simply looking for a Diary read-alike. Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic Mark […]

Preview: Peanuts #12

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BOOM! Studios has been publishing new Peanuts comics, which isn’t as odd as it sounds—back when the creator of Peanuts, Charles Schulz, was still alive, there was a monthly comic that was done by other people. So there’s precedent for this. Here’s the blurb for Peanuts #12, which came out this past week: Taking on […]

Interview: Charise Mericle Harper on her Fairy Tale Comics story

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that Charise Mericle Harper thinks in words and pictures, to the extent that when we interviewed the prolific author and artist about her contribution to the new Fairy Tale Comics anthology, she prefaced her answers with this caveat: “Since I didn’t provide images to accompany these questions, […]

This Week’s Comics: Powerpuff Bones

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Fall is finally in the air, making it a great time to settle down with some good comics. Halloween is fast approaching, and as usual it is heralded by Bongo Comics’ Simpsons Treehouse of Horror. Dark Horse Comics releases the second issue of Itty Bitty Hellboy for some scary fun for the little kids, while […]

Review: The Aerosmurf

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The Aerosmurf Written and drawn by Peyo Papercutz, $5.99 The latest volume of Papercutz’s welcome translations and publication of Peyo’s Smurfs comics takes its title from the name of the first story in the 56-page collection, but this one (the sixteenth in the series, already!) is much more of an anthology than some of the […]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Double Digest #216

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Halloween is coming, and the Riverdale crowd is ready! Check our our preview of Betty and Veronica Double Digest #216, which will be out in comics shops tomorrow; catalog info follows after the preview. BETTY AND VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #216 Things are about to get very spooooky for The Archies when they plan to shoot […]

Review: Pippi Fixes Everything

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Pippi Fixes Everything Written by Astrid Lindgren Drawn by Ingrid Van Nyman Translated by Tiina Nunnally Drawn & Quarterly, $14.95 Although best known as the heroine of author Astrid Lindgren’s late 1940s prose books and their film adaptations, Pippi Longstocking also starred in comics created by Lindgren with artist Ingrid Van Nyman, the Scandinavian artist […]

Preview: Benny Breakiron, vol. 2

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The second volume of Benny Breakiron, the other comic by Smurfs creator Peyo, is out next week, and here’s the 411: Madame Adolphine is a kind, gentle old lady, and a good friend of the super-strong Benny Breakiron. So why is she robbing a bank, banging a man on the head with a mallet, and […]

This Week’s Comics: Smash Turtles

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Prepare for autumn with some fun titles from this week’s new comics! With the massive Mega Man/Sonic the Hedgehog crossover finished, Mega Man starts a new arc with issue #29. Sonic Universe prepares for International Talk Like A Pirate Day with part 2 of “Pirate Plunder Panic,” and Adventure Time wraps up another story arc, […]

Interview: Gene Luen Yang on Boxers & Saints

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As the 19th century turned into the 20th century, China was wracked by what has become known as The Boxer Rebellion. It was a violent uprising in which poor, rural, nationalist Chinese fought back against the pernicious influence of imperial Western powers on their own country and their culture, using whatever weapons they had available […]