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This Week’s Comics: Mr. Peabody’s Digest

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While away the long weekend with turkey sandwiches and some of this week’s new releases! Archie Comics releases a new issue of the Sonic Super Special Magazine featuring a comic adaptation of the new Sonic the Hedgehog video game, Sonic Lost Worlds. Kodansha Comics has the second volume of Sherlock Bones, featuring the cutest version […]

Famliar titles on the Angouleme shortlist

Zita la Fille de l'Espace

The Angoulême International Comics Festival (or, to call it by its proper name, the Festival International de la Bande Dessinee) is the largest comics festival in Europe and the second largest in the world. It truly is an international festival, drawing guests and attendees from all over the world. The festival has its own awards, […]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Double Digest #218


Here’s a pre-Thansgiving treat: A preview of Betty and Veronica Double Digest #218, which leads off with a vintage story illustrated by Dan DeCarlo, who set the modern version of the Archie house style, and inked by his son, Jimmy. Full information is after the preview; the digest will be out in comic shops on […]

Links: Scooby Doo teams up with Batman


DC is launching a new series, Scooby-Doo Team Up!, and here’s the backstory: When DC editor Kristy Quinn asked writer Sholly Fisch to pitch ideas for a Scooby Doo-meets-Batman one-shot, he sent in six, figuring they would pick one—but they gave him a mini-series instead, and decided to extend the crossovers beyond Batman to other […]

Preview: Fraggle Rock Classics, vol. 2

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Take a trip down memory lane with this preview of the second volume of Fraggle Rock Classics. This volume completes the reprinting of the original comics, which were first published in 1985-86. Archaia Entertainment (which is now part of BOOM! Studios) has published two volumes of new Fraggle Rock stories (based on the Jim Henson […]

This Week’s Comics: Ben 10 Team Up


It’s a cartoon-a-palooza on this week’s new comics list, with both old and new shows making a showing. BOOM! Studios has new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show. IDW releases new issues of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Samurai Jack, and Bongo Comics prepares from winter with one of the granddaddys of […]

Interview: Paul Pope

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 […]

Betty & Veronica cover reveal: Cute and cuter


The folks at Archie Comics gave us a sneak peek at two covers (regular and variant) for Betty & Veronica #270, which will be out in February. Feel the cuteness! And if you like these, check out my interview with longtime Archie editor Victor Gorelick and comics historian Craig Yoe about their latest book, The […]

Links: Tiny Titans are back!

Tiny Titans

Great news for fans of DC’s Tiny Titans: Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani are back at work on the series, which features cute, big-headed versions of the classic DC superheroes. This time, as before, the stories will be one-shots, but there will also be an overarching story arc, the pair told CBR. Disney’s upcoming Space […]

This Week’s Comics: Sugary Worlds Collide

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This is a short list of new releases, but there’s still plenty to enjoy. Ape Entertainment releases the second issue of their miniseries Genie the Genius. Archie Comics has another enormous collection of both old and new Archie stories in Archie 1000-Page Comics Jamboree, and IDW Publishing releases My Little Pony Art Gallery, allowing fans […]