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Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Back to School Annual’ #271

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Can Archie really be heading back to Riverdale High for his 271st year? No, it’s just the crazy naming/numbering scheme of the Archie Comics digests. This one features a brand-new back-to-school story as well as a vintage one where Jughead punks everyone by not getting in trouble. The digest goes on sale in comic shops […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #232

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It’s the old exploding carrot trick! International spy Pete “The Puma” Puma is no match for Bugs Bunny in this week’s preview of Looney Tunes #232. It’s out in comic shops next Wednesday, but you can get an early preview here. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Miraculous Cats and Lady Bugs

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Need to cool down from all this summer heat? Pick up some cool books from this week’s new releases. Joe Books gets the coolest with Frozen #1, an ongoing series featuring new adventures in Arendale. BOOM! Studios starts a new series, Adventure Time Comics, letting cartoonists have their way with the Land of Ooo and […]

Review: ‘Compass South’

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The worst part of this book? That I already finished. After all, when I first noticed it was 224 pages, I thought, even in comic form this might keep me busy for a little while—but before I knew it the book was done and I wanted more! The good news? There are three more planned […]

Review: ‘Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol. 1: BFF’

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol. 1: BFF Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder Artist: Natacha Bustos Marvel; $17.99 Rated T for Teen Meet Lunella LaFayette, a super-genius nine-year-old fourth grader and amateur inventor who lives with her parents on Yancy Street in New York City…and only reluctantly attends a public school that can’t teach […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #250

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Comic-Con International in San Diego, the biggest comics convention in the U.S., has wrapped up, and we’ll have lots of news and features for you soon, but while we’re making our way home, here’s an exclusive preview of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #250 to kick off your week. As always, the lead story in […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #17

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We have a preview of one of our favorite DC comics for you this Comic-Con weekend: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #17, which features Scooby and the gang teaming up with Hawkman and Hawkgirl to solve the mystery of whether or not Midway City is haunted. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Mighty Friends

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Need to hide from the heat of another scorching summer weekend? Pick up some cool comics to read in between even cooler SDCC announcements! Bongo Comics lets Lisa loose in the latest Simpson Comics #231. Lion Forge finishes their mini series for the 80s property Madballs, while Vertical Comics wallows in cuteness with the third […]

Review: ‘Nichijou,’ vol. 1

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Nichijou, vol. 1 Writer/artist: Keiichi Arawi Vertical Comics; $10.95 When it comes to manga about high school, Keiichi Arawi’s Nichijou occupies a perfect sweet spot on the strangeness spectrum. It’s far, far away from the non-stop nonsense of, say, Cromartie High School or, to name a personal favorite, School Rumble. But it’s not, despite the […]

Manga Publishers Expand Catalogs with New License Announcements from Anime Expo 2016

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Over the Fourth of July weekend, Anime and Manga fans converged on the Los Angeles Convention Center for the 24th annual Anime Expo. While anime has been the focus of the convention, in recent years manga publishers have been coming to the more specialized event to announce their new licenses. This year, five manga publishers […]