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‘March’ Wins the National Book Award

March: Book Three, by Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, has won the National Book Award in the Young People’s Literature category. This is the first time a graphic novel has won a National Book Award. Publisher’s Weekly senior editor Calvin Reid was there, and he described Lewis’s tearful response, as he recalled […]

Review: ‘Haikyu!!’ vols. 1-3

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Haikyu!! vols. 1-3 By Haruichi Furudate Teen Viz, $9.99 On the one hand, Haikyu!! is a bit of a tough sell for anyone who isn’t fascinated by volleyball. On the other hand, manga-ka Haruichi Furudate does a pretty good job of not only explaining things as he goes along but also giving the reader a […]

Exclusive Preview: Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #274

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The holiday season is almost upon us, and preparations are being made in Riverdale! Our exclusive preview of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #274 includes two stories, one about Archie and Jughead going to the mall, the other about Archie trying to figure out where exactly to hang the mistletoe. The digest goes on sale on […]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #75

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Scooby and the gang go behind the scenes of a fantasy-adventure TV show in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #75. Here’s the bird’s eye lowdown: Ordinarily, nothing would make Daphne happier than meeting the star of her favorite TV action show, Zorna the Warrior Woman. But when the set of her show is haunted by the […]

Scholastic Picks Up ‘Princess Princess’ for Book Clubs

Oni Press sent out a press release this morning to let us know that Katie O’Neill’s Princess Princess Ever After has been licensed by Scholastic for their Reading Club program. A new edition is being printed just for Scholastic, who will make it available to their book clubs and for other school book fairs and […]

Exclusive Preview: Archie Giant Comics 75th Anniversary Book

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More Archie 75th anniversary goodness! The Archie Giant Comics 75 Anniversary Book is a jumbo collection of 480 pages of vintage and modern Archie stories. It’s out in comic shops on November 9. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #3

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Archie Comics is celebrating its 75th birthday this year, and they are going through the vaults to bring out all sorts of interesting old comics. This preview of Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #3, due out in comic shops next week, includes a look at Archie’s debut—and Betty’s as well. These early characters look very different […]

Scott Westerfeld, Shannon Hale on First Second’s Spring 2017 List

The graphic novel imprint First Second, which celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, has just unveiled its full Spring 2017 list. Here’s a look at the kids’ and teens’ titles, which include some familiar names from the world of prose. Spill Zone, by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland: Scott Westerfeld makes his comics debut with […]

Links: R.L. Stine to Write Marvel Comics

Goosebumps writer R.L. Stine revealed on Reddit that he is writing comics. “I’m writing a series of comic books for Marvel– my first comics ever,” he said. “But I’m not allowed to talk about them yet.” Marvel had no comment. Publishers Weekly’s list of this year’s best books for middle-grade readers includes two graphic novels, […]

Preview: Betty & Veronica Holiday Annual Digest #248

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OK, yeah, it’s Halloween, but we’re going to rush the season just a bit, because before the candy goes stale, we’ll all be thinking about the holiday season. Betty and Veronica are just getting started in the lead story of Betty & Veronica Holiday Annual Digest #248; as always, the digest features a new story […]