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Exclusive Preview: Betty & Veronica Jumbo Digest #261

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Let’s start our Saturday morning with some Betty and Veronica fun! Here’s a first look at Betty & Veronica Jumbo Digest #261, which kicks off with a brand new story by Bill Golliher and Dan Parent. It goes on sale next Wednesday. Enjoy!

Links: ‘Avatar’ Anthology Announced

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We already knew that Faith Erin Hicks is taking over as the writer of the Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novels, as previous writer Gene Luen Yang moves on to other projects. Yesterday, publisher Dark Horse had another announcement: They will also publish a one-shot Avatar anthology, titled Avatar: The Last Airbender—Team Avatar Tales, featuring […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #35

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We’re kicking off Saturday morning with an exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #35, in which Scooby and the gang go for a picnic in Jellystone Park—and Yogi Bear confiscates their lunch. But things don’t go as planned: Ranger Smith is sure Yogi Bear is up to his old tricks when a ghost scares visitors out […]

YALSA Releases Great Graphic Novels for Teens List

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The Young Adult Library Services Association, a.k.a. YALSA, has posted its 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. This year’s list includes 115 titles, selected from 190 nominations, and it’s quite wide-ranging. Here’s the top ten: The Backstagers, by James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh (BOOM! Studios) Black Hammer, vol. 1: Secret Origins, by Jeff […]

Review: ‘Fish Girl’

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Fish Girl By Donna Jo Napoli and David Weisner Clarion Books Grades 5-7 Fish Girl is a modern fairy tale, and like so many of the old ones, it’s a story of abuse and escape. It’s beautifully drawn, well told, and carries a message of great value: Question authority. Beyond that, it may help certain […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #76

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This President’s Weekend preview of World of Archie Jumbo Digest #76 kicks off with a brand new story from writer Alex Simmons (who is also the moving force behind the Kids Comic Con in the Bronx) and another Archie veteran, artist Bill Galvan. The digest will be out on February 21. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #90

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It’s trouble with bubbles for the Mystery Inc. gang in this week’s preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #90: Ghosts may wear sheets, but our heroes never expected to find one haunting their local laundromat! Will Shaggy be doomed to wear dirty socks forever? It gives whole new meaning to the phrase “Bubble, bubble, toil […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #258

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On this chilly weekend, check out some cool cartoons from the upcoming edition of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #258. In the brand-new lead story, Veronica decides to make her cousin Harper’s hand-sewn handbags go viral. The classic stories feature Betty being Betty, Veronica being Veronica, and there’s a slice of a story featuring Chuck […]

Exclusive: First Second Announces ‘Displacement’

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We’ve got some big news this morning: A new graphic novel announcement from First Second. Displacement, by Kiku Hughes, is a middle-grade graphic novel about family and history: In 1942, Ernestina Teranishi and her parents were taken from their home in San Francisco and forced into an American concentration camp. They were among the 120,000 […]

Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #34

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Daphne and Velma join the Birds of Prey in today’s preview from Scooby-Doo Team-Up #34, which is due out in comic shops on Wednesday: Batgirl, Black Canary and their teammates call themselves “Birds of Prey,” but they may become prey themselves when Gotham City’s besieged by mythical birds. Still, they might be able to unravel […]