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 characters as well. The article includes an exclusive preview, and if you can’t get enough of this story, check out the Comic Book Resources interview with Fisch as well.
The British Comic Awards were given out this weekend, and the winner in the Young People’s Comic Awards category is Garen Ewing’s The Rainbow Orchid.
Jim Zubkavich writes about the delights and challenges of writing the Samurai Jack comic for IDW—and there’s an exclusive preview with this story as well!
Artist Colleen Coover talks about her teen-friendly caper comic Bandette, her work on the digital comic Batman ’66, and more.
Can you get enough interviews with Gene Luen Yang? Well, here’s another: Rob McMonigal interrogates him about Boxers & Saints.
Ken Tucker on Battling Boy, March, Templar, and Frankenstein (The New York Times)
Richard Bruton on vol. 42 of Lucky Luke (Forbidden Planet)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Comics Worth Reading)
Augie DeBlieck, Jr., on vol. 2 of The Smurfs Anthology (Comic Book Resources)
Johanna Draper Carlson on books 1-3 of Survive! Inside the Human Body (Comics Worth Reading)