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Preview: Invader Zim #1

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The news broke in February that Oni Press would be publishing an Invader Zim comic, with a creative team that includes Invader Zim creator Jhonen Vasquez and several veterans of the animated cartoon, which ran from 2001 to 2006 on Nickelodeon. The comic will be rated 13+, and the first issue will be out in […]

Links: The Return of Miles Morales

Marvel is bringing Miles Morales back as Spider-Man in the main continuity of the series; previously, Morales wore the Spidey-suit in the alternate universe of Ultimate Comics Spider-Man. Brian Bendis, who created the original Miles, is back as the writer of this series. At the Barnes & Noble blog, I rounded up some Attack on […]

Links: Winnipeg Library Re-shelves Tintin Book—in Adult Collection

The Winnipeg Public Library system has restored Tintin in America to its shelves after removing the book for review last March, but the library is now shelving it in the adult collection rather than as a children’s book. E-mails from the library released in March show that the youth services librarians had in fact decided […]

One Day Left to Get Jim Henson Comics at Humble Bundle

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We’ve written before about Humble Bundle, which sells “bundles” of DRM-free comics, books, and games with a pay-what-you-want model. Their latest deal, which expires tomorrow, is a Jim Henson Bundle featuring both comics and novels: The classic and newer versions of the Fraggle Rock comics, the Dark Crystal graphic novels and prose novels, the Storyteller […]

Preview: Teen Titans Go! #10

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Ready for some Saturday morning comics? Writers Amy Wolfram and Sholly Fisch and artist Jorge Corona bring the funny in Teen Titans Go! #10. Here’s what it’s about: After responding to an ad in a comic book, Beast Boy is the proud owner of a brand new pair of Hypno-Specs – and he’s not afraid […]

Preview: Clarence #1

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Debuting today, Clarence is a new series in BOOM! Studios’ kaBOOM line, based on the Cartoon Network series and written by Liz Prince, the creator of Tomboy, with art by Evan Palmer (Munchkin) Here’s the blurb: Clarence is a typical fourth grader who’s always on the search for fun with everyone, finding adventures everywhere from […]

Beauty and the BEA

I interviewed Annie Goetzinger, the creator of Girl in Dior, a book that combines gorgeous drawings of Dior fashions with a history of the House of Dior, told from an insider’s point of view. Just a quick reminder that it’s not too late to sign up for the webcast From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest […]

Preview: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #58

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It’s Saturday morning, time for some cartoon fun! Here’s an advance look at Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #58, and here’s the 411: “GET OFF MY CLAAAAAAIMM!!” yells the ghostly Spindletop Wildcatter, as he chases the gang off what he claims to be his land. When the Mystery Inc. visits the local natural history museum to […]

Hear About the Hottest Graphic Novels of Fall in the SLJ Webcast

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What’s looking good for the fall? Join me and a panel of publishing folk as we talk about the graphic novels that are coming out in the next few months from DC, Dark Horse, Archie Comics, Del Rey, Marvel, Titan, and Viz Media. We’ll be talking about movie adaptations, favorite characters from Batman to Buffy […]

Preview: ‘Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard,’ vol. 3, #3

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How about a little Mouse Guard to finish out the weekend? Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard is a series of short stories set in the universe of David Petersen’s longer Mouse Guard story, and he has assembled a number of talented creators to tell them. Here’s the blurb: The mice at the June Alley […]