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Review: Little Robot

Little Robot

As the 2016 new releases start to flood the market, here’s a look at some of the titles we didn’t have a chance to review. Little Robot By Ben Hatke. First Second Books. 2015. ISBN 9781626720800 HC, $16.99. 136pp. Grades 2 and up Little Robot is by the artist best known for Zita the Space […]

Links: Angouleme Selections Include ‘Nimona,’ ‘Walker Bean’

The official selections for the Angouleme International Comics Festival have been announced, and a number of children’s and YA books, including Nimona, Ms. Marvel, and The Unsinkable Walker Bean, have made the cut. Jennifer Sheehan does a thorough job of reporting on a comics course offered at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania, interviewing the […]

Colleen Doran to Illustrate Neil Gaiman’s ‘Troll Bridge’

Troll Bridge

Here’s something to look forward to in the New Year: Dark Horse has announced that Colleen Doran (A Distant Soil, Sandman) will adapt Neil Gaiman’s short story Troll Bridge into graphic novel form. The book comes out next September; the full press release is below. As announced last week, Dark Horse Books is pleased to […]

This Week’s Comics: Batman From U.N.C.L.E.

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Looking for something to use that Christmas money/gift card on? Look no further than this week’s new releases. Ape Entertainment returns with a new issue of Sesame Street filled with science and dinosaurs! BOOM! Studios has a few trades including Teen Dog, and Titan Comics finishes up the first year of Doctor Who: The Twelfth […]

Preview: ‘The Legend of Wonder Woman’ #7

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Here’s a sneak peek at the digital-first comic The Legend of Wonder Woman #7: Themyscira is alive with the sounds of Amazons on the hunt. Will they find their prey before Diana has a chance to rescue the outsider who fell from the sky? If you like what you see, it’s out on December 24 […]

Links: Supergirl Comic Is on the Way

Adventures of Supergirl

Good news for fans of the Supergirl TV show: DC will publish a digital-first Adventures of Supergirl comic that will be set in the same universe, although it won’t be based directly on the show. Not comics, but comics-adjacent: Scholastic is preparing a line of “Backstories” novels, 120-page middle-grade biographies of Superman, Wonder Woman, and […]

Exclusive Preview: He-Man: The Eternity War #13

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If you like good old-fashioned comics battle adventure stories, this is the comic for you! He-Man: The Eternity War #13 is available in comic shops next Wednesday; check out the preview pages below for a taste.

This Week’s Comics: Choose Your Own Jem

Jem Holiday Special

Need help filling that list or stuffing a stocking? Check out the new releases out this week! BOOM! Studios completes the second Adventure Time mini series featuring Fionna and Cake with Cake Wars #6. Dark Horse Comics releases the second part of the Avatar the Last Airbender series Smoke and Shadow, while DC Comics wraps […]

Free Comic Book Day 2016 Comics Announced

Archie 1 FCBD

The Free Comic Book Day folks have announced the 2016 free comics lineup, and as always, there are some awesome kids’ titles in the mix. For those not quite in the know, Free Comic Book Day is a promotion held the first Saturday in May in which comics retailers offer a selection of free comics […]

Review: A Silent Voice, Volume 1

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A Silent Voice, Volume 1 By Yoshitoki Oima Kodansha Comics; $10.99 There’s a manga about everything, so I wasn’t surprised to learn that someone had created one to discuss bullying. And though I appreciate manga more than I am a fan of it, I was eager to read A Silent Voice and see how it […]