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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 […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #4

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Archie Comics has been emptying out the vaults over the past year to celebrate its 75th anniversary with a whole slew of digests and collections. This latest one, Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #4, celebrates Betty and Veronica, and it will be out on Wednesday in comic shops. Enjoy!

Links: Best of the Year, Read-Alikes, and Coming Attractions

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2016 was a tough year in a lot of ways, but it was a great year for graphic novels. Check out our list of the top ten graphic novels of the year, which includes plenty of good old-fashioned adventure stories and one very serious and important graphic novel, March: Book Three. There’s lots of good […]

Monet’s Mouse the Star of New Kickstarter

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Uncivilized Books, a longtime publisher of literary and alternative graphic novels, is running a Kickstarter campaign right now to fund the launch of their children’s imprint, Odod, and the lineup is impressive. For starters, they are plan to publish the four-volume graphic novel series Musnet, by the French artist Kickliy. Musnet is a coming-of-age story […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Christmas Annual’

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The Thanksgiving leftovers are almost gone, and it’s time for some holiday fun. Here’s a sneak peek at Archie’s Funhouse Christmas Annual, featuring a new story by Dan Parent (Archie puts on antlers—what could possibly go wrong?) and a classic from years gone by. The digest is out on November 30. Enjoy!

Rebellion to Bring Back ‘Boy Wizard’ Story

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A 12-year-old boy learns he is a powerful magician—but there is a dark side to this new magical world. Does that sound familiar? We’re not talking about Harry Potter here, but The Journal of Luke Kirby, by writer Alan McKenzie and artist John Ridgway, which ran in the UK comic 2000AD from 1998 to 1995—predating […]

‘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 […]