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Previews: Ring out the old year with Betty and Veronica

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We have a double dose of previews from Archie Comics today to finish out 2013 in style. Because tomorrow is a holiday, both these titles are available in comics shops today, and you will find them in other outlets in a couple of weeks. In the meantime, enjoy! Catalog information is after each preview. BETTY […]

Review: Curses! Foiled Agen

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In our GC4K’s Book Club discussion of Foiled, much of the “complaint” was that the book was mostly a set-up for a future story.  But for those who read Foiled, and wanted to know more about Aliera’s world, then they’ll be happy to grab the next installment, because the story continued and it was a […]

Pokemon Catches eReaders

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Viz Media, through their kids imprint Perfect Square, has announced that their Pokemon titles will now be available on multiple eReaders and in eBook stores. Starting on December 17, 2013, four Pokemon titles, Pokemon Adventures, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!, Pokemon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, and Pokemon Black and White are available in iBooks and […]

Review: Beautiful Creatures

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Reading the graphic adaptation of Beautiful Creatures made me think of a bad movie adaptation.  The artwork is beautiful and really caters to manga fans, but readers who’ve read the book or listened to the audio version will find so much missing from this title. Beautiful Creatures Written by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, Illustrated […]

Comics for Christmas morning

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If you’re like me, you’ll be heading to do the last of your Christmas shopping right about now. Comics were always a big part of our Christmas when I was growing up—we always had an Archie or Casper comic in our stockings, and our Irish relatives would send us boxes of colorful Christmas annuals. So […]

Review: Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: Christmas on Bear Mountain

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Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: Christmas On Bear Mountain By Carl Barks Fantgraphics Books, $28.99 Few things say “Christmas” like an installment of Fantagraphics’ Carl Barks Library, featuring a generous slice of The Good Duck Artist’s practically unparalleled cartooning. That’s partly because Barks’s Disney comics were and are enormously well crafted and equally enormously entertaining, timeless […]

This Week’s Comics: Go Luna!

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Are you ready for Christmas? Need a last minute stocking stuffer? Then check out some of the comics on this week’s list! Dark Horse finishes its all ages version of Hellboy with Itty Bitty Hellboy #5. DC Comics continues the campyness of the 1966 Batman TV series with Batman ’66, which will please old fans […]

Preview: The Midas Flesh #1

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Remember the myth of King Midas, whose touch turned everything to gold? The Midas Flesh takes that story and runs with it: Midas never had a chance to have second thoughts, because everything that touched anything he touched turned to gold as well, until the entire earth was just one lump of gold. Thousands of […]

Review: Teen Titans Go! #1

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Teen Titans Go! #1 Written by Sholly Fisch and Merrill Hagan Art by Ben Bates and Jorge Corona DC Comics; $2.99 Rated E, for Everyone Okay, stay with me here, because this might be a bit complicated. In 2003, Cartoon Network launched an animated series called Teen Titans, adapting DC’s Teen Titans comics into a […]

First round of Free Comic Book Day titles announced

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It’s not even Christmas yet, but the folks behind Free Comic Book Day are already thinking about next spring. Free Comic Book Day (often abbreviated as FCBD) is a promotional event designed to bring customers into brick-and-mortar comics shops with the promise of free comics, selections from a special set put together for the occasion. […]