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Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #7

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Let’s start the week with some retro Archie! Archie Comics is celebrating three-quarters of a century of Archie and his pals, and they are pulling some old and not-so-old stories out of the vault, along with bonus art and other extras, for a series of anniversary digests. Here’s an exclusive preview of Archie 75th Anniversary […]

This Week’s Comics: Myth and Science

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This week’s new releases are ready to take you on a journey through time and magic. BOOM! Studios releases the official sequel to the original fantasy film with Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1. First Second Books sets out to sweep readers through time with Time Museum Volume 1, while Marvel Comics […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Super Powers’ #5

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Here’s an exclusive look at a new DC series by Tiny Titans favorites Art Baltazar and Franco. In his review of Super Powers #1, J. Caleb Mozzocco commented that the series seemed to be more story-driven than gag-driven, and in fact, the comic is rated 12+ despite its lighthearted artwork. The drama continues in Super […]

Review: ‘Mickey’s Craziest Adventures’

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Mickey’s Craziest Adventures Writer: Lewis Trondheim Aritst: Keramidas IDW; $14.99 The conceit of this clever collaboration between Lewis Trondheim and Nicola Keramidas is that the pair discovered an incomplete “lost” spin-off comic of Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories entitled Mickey’s Quest, a series so forgotten that it was never archived at Disney, was never republished […]

Review: ‘Tales of the Fortress of Solitude’ Chapter Books

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Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: The Last City of Krypton Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: A Buried Starship Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: The Robot that Barked Tales of the Fortress of Solitude: Rays of Doom By Michael Dahl Illustrated by Luciano Vecchio and Tim Levins Capstone Reading Level: Grades 1-3 Interest […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Jughead and Archie Jumbo Digest’ #25

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Dan Parent has a new lead story in Jughead and Archie Jumbo Digest #25, which is due out on Wednesday, and we’ve got a preview of it, as well as a classic Archie tale from years gone by. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #23

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Scooby and the gang go west in this exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #23, and they end up on the trail of a ghost that’s stealing everything in town: Quick Draw McGraw may be the high-falutin’est, fastest-shootin’est lawman on the lone prairie, but he needs help from Scooby and the gang when faced with that […]

This Week’s Comics: Your Dragon is in Another Castle

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On this week’s list of new releases, it isn’t so bad being second in line. Dark Horse Comics releases To Castle Catula, the second volume of Angel Catbird. Hyperion Books keeps the Olympic tradition going with graphic adaptation of Heroes of Olympus Volume 2: The Son of Neptune, while IDW Publishing releases Volume 2 of […]

Review: ‘Adele in Sand Land’

Adele in Sand Land By Claude Ponti Toon Books When I was a kid, my mother used to buy me a lot of books at garage sales. Many of them dated back to the period 1900-1940 and had a crazy, old-fashioned, almost scary look to them. I loved them—they were so far from the sanitized […]

Links: Gumby Returns to Comics, Lumberjanes Cross Over to Prose

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Gumby is returning to comics in a new series from Papercutz, filling that Gumby-shaped hole that opened up in everybody’s lives with the demise of the last Gumby comic, in 2008 or so. Papercutz will publish new comics based on the Gumby animated shorts, and there’s more Gumby in the pipeline as well: Primavision, which […]