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This Week’s Comics: Poke-Doo!

Lori Henderson
Pokemon Adventures 22

Surprise Mom this Mother’s Day with some comics that the whole family can enjoy. Cat-loving moms won’t want to pass up the extra-large issue of Garfield #25, celebrating 2 years at BOOM! Studios. Indulge mom with some nostalgia with new Powerpuff Girls or Rocky and Bullwinkle from IDW Publishing, or help her find that elusive [...]

This Week’s Comics: Cardfighter Cleopatra

Lori Henderson
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It’s Free Comic Book Day this weekend, and publishers have made sure there are plenty of titles to check out! Boom! Studios has not one but two specials with the 2014 Annual for Adventure Time, and Garfield Pet Force. IDW Publishing debuts their first issue of Dexter’s Laboratory, a new My Little Pony Friendship is [...]

Review: Dragons in the Library

Lori Henderson
Dragons in the Library

While wondering around Artists Alley at Wondercon 2014, I came across a table that had prints and playing cards of dragons. I love dragons, so I had to stop. Among the artwork for sale was a picture book about dragons and books, so I had to pick it up. Dragons in the Library By Jessica [...]

This Week’s Comics: The Origin of Saving Time

Lori Henderson
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Relive the 1990s with some of the new releases out this week! Archie releases the 259th issue of 90s video game icon Sonic the Hedgehog. IDW has a double dose of 90s classics with the second volume of Samurai Jack Classics, a re-release of the original Cartoon Network comic, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures [...]

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Sunny Volume 1

Lori Henderson
Sunny 01

Star Kids Home is a foster home for kids who for one reason or another, have been given up by their parents. The children range from toddler to middle school and come from different situations and with different problems, but one thing they share is Sunny, an old car that doesn’t run—except in the kids’ [...]

Wondercon 2014: Kids Comics at IDW Publishing

Lori Henderson
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On Sunday, IDW Publishing had a panel exclusively for their kids comics line. The panel wasn’t packed, but it was decently attended for a Sunday afternoon. There were both kids and adults attending. The panel was led by Sarah Gaydos, editor from IDW. She was joined by Carlos Guzman, another editor, Derek Fridolfs, writer for [...]

Wondercon 2014: Roar Comics For Everyone

Lori Henderson
Lion Forge booth

When we arrived at Wondercon on Saturday, we hadn’t planned on attending the Lion Forge/Roar Comics panel, but it was taking place in the room where the panel we wanted to attend was going to be, so we sat down early. I was vaguely aware of Lion Forge as a company that was bringing back [...]

This Week’s Comics: AW YEAH Eisner Time!

Lori Henderson
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Enjoy a spring basket full of this week’s new releases! For the sports-minded, Archie Comics has a collection of stories in the Archie Comics Spectacular Sports Time trade. For a more poignant story, Disney Press has the true account of a half-American, half-Japanese boy’s experiences in the internment camps during World War II with Gaijin [...]

Fan-built Windblade storms the Transformers Universe

Lori Henderson
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This week, a new Transformer is joining the IDW comics universe as well as the Hasbro toy line. Windblade is a character that was created by fans on the Hasbro website, the first Fan-Built-Bot and created a bit of stir because of her gender. That’s right, Windblade is female, and she is joining the predominately [...]

This Week’s Comics: Rio at Dark

Lori Henderson
Lilith Dark

Get hopping with the new comics and graphic novels out this week. Marvel releases a trade of their all ages series Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., based on the TV series. Papercutz lets loose with new volumes of Annoying Orange and Disney Fairies, and just for gamers, Scholastic has a handbook for the video [...]