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Review: ‘Cyborg #1′

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Cyborg #1 Written by David F. Walker Art by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado DC Comics; $3 Rated T for Teen So what we have here is your basic good news, bad news situation. The good news is that Cyborg, long-time Titan, more recent Justice Leaguer, and maybe DC’s most prominent and widely-recognized superhero of […]

Review: ‘Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories’

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Sora, Donald, and Goofy continue on their journey to find their friends Riku and King Mickey, who were locked in the darkness. They are detoured along the way by a mysterious hooded stranger who leads them to the ominous Castle Oblivion. There, they may find clues that will lead them to their friends—but at the […]

This Week’s Comics: Sharknado in Riverdale

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Don’t feel awkward about checking out the new comic releases this week! Graphix releases a new all color edition of the first volume of Raina Telgemeier’s Baby-Sitters Club. IDW Publishing pours on the Disney magic with new issues of Mickey Mouse, Uncle Scrooge and Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories, while DC’s Batman ‘66 brings in […]

This Week’s Comics: Wishing Wars

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Make your summertime easy with some of the book from this week’s new releases. BOOM! Studios releases the next issue of the multi-Eisner award winning series Lumberjanes as well as the first collected trade of Steven Universe. Bongo Comics has the third volume of the Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium for some tongue-twisting fun, and for […]

Notes from the Best and Worst Graphic Novels for Kids panel at ALA

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As a convener of the Graphic Novels Member Interest Group, I got to be involved in much of the graphic novel programming at the American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco (of which there was a lot). The session that is quickly becoming my favorite is our Best/Worst panel, now in its second year. […]

This Week’s Comics: Just in Time for SDCC

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It’s time for San Diego Comic Con! If you’re not going (like most of us), pick a pile of comics from your local comic shop, then go somewhere crowded and stand in line to simulate the experience! Read the latest issue of Titan Comics’ Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor while pretending to wait in line […]

New Graphic Novel series by Avatar/Korra creator Bryan Konietzo announced for 2017!

Fans of the popular Nickelodeon shows Avatar: the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra have great news to rejoice about this week. The shows’ co-creator, Bryan Konietzo, and First Second books, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing, announced a new graphic novel series Threadworlds with a release date for the first volume to be in […]

Review: ‘Bandette Vol. 2: Stealers, Keepers!’

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Bandette Vol. 2: Stealers, Keepers! Written by Paul Tobin Art by Colleen Coover Dark Horse Comics, $15 Among the 40 pages worth of extra material at the end of the second volume of Bandette is a five-page feature called “Designing Bandette,” in which artist Colleen Coover walks readers through the various inspirations of the various […]

This Week’s Comics: Of Mice and Princesses

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Keep the kids entertained this Fourth of July until it’s time for fireworks with some of the new releases from this week’s new comics list. You can’t have a Fourth of July without a Boom, so pick up the latest issue of Sonic Boom from Archie Comics as they continue their massive crossover, “Worlds Unite.” […]

Kids’ Comics Award Winners Announced

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Back in May, we announced the nominees for the Kids Comics Revolution Awards, in which children were invited to vote for their favorite graphic novels. The results are in! Since all the books are worth a look, we’ll give you the full list of nominees, with the winner in bold. Favorite Comic Book Hero: El […]