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Links: You Go, Squirrel Girl!

Marvel announced a new Squirrel Girl original graphic novel this weekend: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe, by Ryan North and Erica Henderson. We picked the first collected edition of the Squirrel Girl comic (also by North and Henderson) as one of our top ten graphic novels of 2015. Johanna Draper Carlson […]

Interview: Israel Idonije on ‘The Protectors’

Israel Idonije grew up reading comics, and in 2007, in the middle of his career in professional football (he was a defensive lineman for the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants), he began sketching out some ideas for a comic of his own. Being a pretty smart guy, Idonije didn’t make it a vanity […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Digest’ #242


Here’s some Archie Comics fun: An exclusive preview of Betty & Veronica Digest #242, which leads off with another new story in Dan Parent’s series “The Many Loves of Archie Andrews,” and then follows up with snippets of two older stories, including a classic by Eisner Hall of Fame member Harry Lucey. Here are the […]

Links: More Tales of Delilah Dirk


Good news for fans of Tony Cliff’s Delilah Dirk: There’s a third volume on the way, Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules. Entertainment Weekly has some gorgeous art and an interview with Cliff: “Part of the inspiration for the Delilah Dirk series was reading mainstream superhero comics back in the late ’90s and finding […]

Exclusive Preview: World of Archie Comics Double Digest #57


Archie goes viral, and not in a good way, in this month’s World of Archie Comics Double Digest #57, out Wednesday in comic shops: A video of his emotional reaction to a movie causes him all sorts of problems in this very modern lead story by Tim and Pat Kennedy. We’ve got a preview of […]

‘Lumberjanes’ to Cross Over with ‘Gotham Academy’

Lumberjanes x Gotham Academy cover

BOOM! Studios’ adventures-at-summer-camp comic Lumberjanes and DC’s Batman spinoff Gotham Academy will cross over in a limited-edition miniseries, the first such collaboration between BOOM! and DC. The comic, which will launch in June, has a stellar creative team: Writer Chynna Clugston-Flores (Blue Monday) and artist Rosemary Valero-O’Connell (Lumberjanes), with the first cover (above) by Mingjue […]

Links: President Pens Peanuts Prologue

President Barack Obama, a Peanuts fan of long standing, has written the foreword for volume 25 of Fantagraphics’ archival collection The Complete Peanuts; volume 25 wraps up the published newspaper strips and throws in a Peanuts predecessor, Li’l Folks, and there’s a final volume coming that collects some odds and ends that weren’t part of […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Comics Annual’ #19


Here’s some weekend comics fun: An exclusive preview of Archie’s Funhouse Comics Annual #19, which features a new lead story written by James Gartler and illustrated by Dan Parent. Here’s the scoop: Veronica puts all thoughts of Archie aside when her parents reveal that one of her old friends from summer camp has blossomed into […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #67


Here’s more Saturday morning comics fun with a sneak preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #67. Here’s what Scooby and the gang are up to this month: A late-night campout in the woods is bound to make Scooby and Shaggy nervous. Spooky campfire stories about a spectral madman with a hook for a hand are […]

Preview: Jughead & Archie Comics Double Digest #19


Let’s start the week off with some comics! Each of the Archie digests starts out with a new story in the traditional style, and in Jughead & Archie Comics Double Digest #19, it’s a classic Archie setup—Archie tries to help out Mr. Lodge—with a thoroughly modern twist: When Mr. Lodge needs some assistance fixing up […]