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Links: Wimpy Kid and Herobear Rise Again

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Jeff Kinney reveals the secret origin of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and shares a bit of art from the next book. In a video shot at New York Comic Con, Mike Kunkel talks about his return to Herobear and the Kid. BOOM! Studios, the publisher of the Adventure Time and Regular Show comics, has […]

Preview: Adventure Time Spooktacular


The Adventure Time cartoon seems to be infinitely changeable, so it’s not surprising that they get their scare on for Halloween. Here’s a look at Adventure Time Spooktacular #1, which is out in comics shops today from BOOM! Studios. This issue includes four stories and a preview of the Steven Universe comic, which is based […]

Review: Samurai Jack #1

Samurai Jack #1 Written by Jim Zub Illustrated by Andy Suriano Published by IDW Publishing IDW Publishing is fast becoming known as the hot spot for licensed properties: They’re the home to such popular franchises as My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Transformers, Ghostbusters, GI Joe, Star Trek, and The Powerpuff Girls, to name a […]

Review: The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #19

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The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #19 Written by Doug Moench, Ian Boothby and Len Wein Art by Mike Kazaleh, Tone Rodriguez and Dan Brereton Bongo Comics, $4.99 The Halloween-themed “Treehouse of Horror” episodes tend to be the very best episodes of any given season of The Simpsons, and they’re usually still well worth tuning in […]

This Week’s Comics: Samurai Bat


Indulge in some sweet treats and trades from this week’s new releases. Archie Comics releases the second trade of the Storybook series, this time with the Archie gang in fairy tales featuring princesses. IDW Publishing has a double dose of sweet trades with My Little Pony: Pony Tales featuring stories of the Mane 6, and […]

Review: Star Wars: Jedi Academy

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Star Wars: Jedi Academy Written and drawn by Jeffrey Brown Scholastic, $12.99 Cartoonist Jeffrey Brown made a name for himself in the 2000s with a series of self-published black-and-white, highly confessional autobiographical graphic novels, like Clumsy, Unlikely and AEIOU. More recently, Brown has made many more fans with his Darth Vader & Son and Vader’s […]

Preview: Archie Comics Spectacular: It’s a Date!


Romance is in the air in Riverdale in the latest Archie collection, Archie Comics Specatacular: It’s a Date!, which features 128 pages of stories about romance. The standard Archie-Betty-Veronica triangle is there, of course, but we also get to see stories about other couples, such as Moose and Midge and Chuck and Nancy. The collection […]

Interview: Jeffrey Brown

On Saturday, June 29, and Sunday, June 30, while attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, 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 […]

Review: Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

Nothing can Possibly go wrong

Stuck between his best friend’s aspirations to take his robotics club to the national competition and his ex-girlfriend’s need for new uniforms for her cheerleading squad, Charlie Nolan, captain of the basketball team though he had it rough, until a phone call from his mother, currently divorced from his father and living in California has […]

This Week’s Comics: Dragon Explorer

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With Halloween fast approaching, the nights get spookier. Enhance that feeling with some seasonal comics! Amulet Books releases The Misadventures of Salem Hyde, a witch fit for younger readers. Tweens and teens will love the continued re-release of Courtney Crumrin’s adventures, now in color, with this week’s release of Monsterous Holiday. And while it’s not […]