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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 [...]

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 [...]

Preview: Uglydoll: My Hero

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s a look at the latest Uglydoll graphic novel from Viz, Uglydoll: My Hero? This is the fourth in their series of whimsical graphic novels about the plush toys created by the husband-and-wife team of David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim (you can read all about it in my interview with David). The graphic novel just [...]

This Week’s Comics: Batter Up Little Samurai

Lori Henderson
Peanuts batter up

Catch some high flying new releases from this week’s new comics. Get your fill of Moose and Squirrel stories with the Rocky and Bullwinkle Classics from IDW PUblishing. For younger readers, the ever silent Hello Kitty has a Surprise from Perfect Square. Or if you prefer something not so cute, Perfect Square also has a new [...]

This Week’s Comics: Pizza for Moose and Squirrel

Lori Henderson
Glorkian Warrior Pizza

This week’s new comics deliver the fun! Cinebook is back with new volumes of Iznogoud. IDW collects their prequel to the soon-to-be-released movie Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, and Yumcha Studios has the second volume of their tasty action series Dim Sum Warriors. The List: BONGO COMICS Simpsons Illustrated #10, $3.99 BOOM! STUDIOS Bravest Warriors [...]

Review: Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Slaves of the Republic

Mike Pawuk

Star Wars: The Clone Wars- Slaves of the Republic Written by Henry Gilroy Illustrated by Scott Hepburn, Ramon Perez, and Lucas Marangon Published by Dark Horse Comics, 2009 ISBN 978-1595823496 136 pp $9.99 For ages 8-up Dark Horse Comics may be losing their beloved Star Wars license at the end of the year, but they’ve [...]

Links: Dates set for Sisters and Amulet; new Jimmy Gownley book debuts

Brigid Alverson
Sisters

Scholastic has announced a release date of August 26 for two new graphic novels, Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters and the sixth volume of Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet. Amelia Rules creator Jimmy Gownley visited several Catholic schools near his hometown of Girardville, Pennsylvania, to tell students about his new book, The Dumbest Idea Ever (which our own J. [...]

This Week’s Comics: Hitting It Big

Lori Henderson
Samurai Jack 6

It’s all the hits all of the time with this week’s new releases! Action Lab Entertainment has a new printing of their big hit Princeless, volume 1. BOOM! Studios has a new issue of their big hit Adventure Time, and IDW Publishing spreads the magic with a new issue of their big hit My Little [...]

Review: Pokemon Black and White Pocket Comics

Lori Henderson
Pokemon BW Pocket Comics

Pokemon is an enduring franchise that not only keeps its original fans but continues to pull in new ones. With so many Pokemon already, and new ones being introduced with each new generation, there’s a lot to know and learn about these creatures. Pokemon Black and White Pocket Comics By Santa Harukaze All Ages Viz [...]

This Week’s Comics: Amazing Agent Smurf

Lori Henderson
Amazing Agent Luna 4

If you’ve got kids home from school break, then get them out from behind a screen and in front of some of this week’s new comics! BOOM! Studios releases the third volume of their new Peanuts series. Marvel assembles the first arc of Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble into an easy-to-carry-and-read digest, and IDW releases a [...]