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Links: Girl Detectives Rule!

Goldie Vance

BOOM! Studios has announced a new teen detective series, Goldie Vance, and CBR has the story, with interviews with writer Hope Larson (Mercury, A Wrinkle in Time) and artist Britney Williams (Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat). The detective is a 16-year-old girl, but the series is pitched at readers of all ages, and it’s part of […]

Raina Telgemeier Unveils Cover and Preview of ‘Ghosts’

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Raina Telgemeier, who currently holds six spots on the New York Times graphic books best-seller list with her books Smile, Sisters, Drama, and three Baby-Sitters Club adaptations, is hard at work on her next book, Ghosts. Entertainment Weekly got the exclusive cover reveal, and they also posted a preview, which we have embedded below. (Click […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #65

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Start your Saturday right with our exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #65: When the gang’s weekly aerobics class at their local gym is interrupted by the ghostly Fitness Freak, shaping up turns to freaking out! Suddenly, the gym’s patrons can’t get away fast enough. (Too bad Scooby and Shaggy forgot that stationary bikes […]

Five Questions for Ambassador Gene Luen Yang

As we reported earlier this week, Gene Luen Yang has been named the the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2016-2017. Yang is the first graphic novel creator to be named to this post, and he has become something of a groundbreaker in this respect: His American Born Chinese was the first graphic novel […]

Cover Reveal: ‘Into the Outlands’

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We’re happy to present the first look at the cover of Into the Outlands: Quirk’s Quest, by Robert Christie and Deborah Lang, which will be published by First Second in Fall 2016. You can see more—including the comic itself, which is being posted as a webcomic—at Crutonia.com, but here’s a quick overview: Captain Quenterindy Quirk […]

Capstone Has Fun with DC Superheroes

Amazing Adventures of Superman

Capstone, which publishes books primarily aimed at the library and graphic novel market, has been producing a lot of books featuring DC superheroes—Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Justice League—over the past few years. One part of their publishing program is producing oversized, hardcover edition of kid-friendly DC comics, including Franco Aureliani and Art Baltazar’s Tiny […]

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 […]

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 […]