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Quick Reviews: Bro-Bots, Big Nate, and More!

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The holidays are right around the corner, so here’s a handful of quick takes on some kids’ graphic novels that would make great gifts—or excellent additions to any library. Brief Histories of Everyday Objects, by Andy Warner Picador, $20 Ages 10 Up This is my favorite book right now, and when my nieces and nephew […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #19

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Let’s kick off this pre-holiday Monday with an exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go #19. Here’s the scoop: The prank war to end all prank wars has erupted in Titans Tower, but for some reason, Beast Boy seems to be out-pranking everyone—he even dodged Cyborg’s barrage of stankballs. It’s like he knows what pranks are […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Jughead and Archie Winter Annual’ #24

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It’s snowing in Riverdale, and the gang are enjoying the season in Jughead and Archie Winter Annual #24. In the new lead story, written and penciled by Dan Parent, Archie and Jughead take Jughead’s little sister Jellybean sledding, and in two classic stories, we see Archie mess up skating (even when he’s not on the […]

Angouleme Youth Award Finalists Announced

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The finalists have been announced for the Angoulême International Comics Festival’s Prix Jeunesse, which will be awarded at the festival itself, held in Angoulême, France, in January. Angoulême is a truly international festival, and the nominees reflect the interest the French audience has in imported graphic novels; at the same time, French graphic novels are […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest’ #249

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The ice-fishing craze hits Riverdale in Dan Parent’s new lead story for Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #249. What, you didn’t know there was an ice fishing craze? Where’ve ya been? Learn more and have a couple of chuckles besides in our exclusive preview. The digest goes on sale in comic shops on Wednesday. […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #252

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Why are Betty and Veronica putting up Halloween decorations in December? Learn the answers to these and many other important questions in Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #252, on sale in comic shops next Wednesday. In the meantime, you can satisfy your curiosity about the window stickers by reading our preview of Dan […]

Exclusive: Judd Winick to Co-Write Garfield Graphic Novel for BOOM!

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Big news from BOOM! Studios: Today they are announcing their second Garfield original graphic novel, Garfield: Unreality TV, which will be written by Scott Nickel, Mark Evanier, and Judd Winick and illustrated by Winick and Antonio Alfaro. Winick is the author of the Eisner-nominated Pedro and Me, which won many awards and was a YALSA […]

Blog Tour: Gene Luen Yang on Coding

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In addition to being an award-winning cartoonist, MacArthur Fellow, and the Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang is a former high school computer science teacher, and he brought that expertise in both coding and writing to his graphic novel series Secret Coders (ably illustrated by Mike Holmes). So of course he’s going to […]

Interview: First Second Designer Andrew Arnold

Andrew Arnold has a dual career: He’s the new (since August) associate director of art and design for the graphic novel imprint First Second, and he’s also a comics creator himself—he is one of the co-authors of Adventures in Cartooning (together with James Sturm and Alexis Frederick-Frost) and its many sequels and spinoffs. First Second, […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #234

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Time for more comics fun with our exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #234: Yosemite Sam, that crooked riverboat gambler, is an old hand at dealing off the bottom, top and even the sides of the deck, so he figures Porky Pig will be an easy mark in a rigged game of poker. After all, Porky […]