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Links: Big news at Archie; Disney teases new Marvel comic

Brigid Alverson
Glorkian Warrior

James Kochalka talks about his newest book, The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza, which is being published by First Second—at the same time his newest Johnny Boo book is coming out from Top Shelf. Film and television writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is joining Archie Comics as chief creative officer; his job is to develop existing Archie [...]

This Week’s Comics: Dumbest Adventure Ever

Lori Henderson
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Prepare for the extra hour of daylight in the evening with some new books from this week’s list. Dark Horse Comics has a new volume in the Avatar the Last Airbender series with part 1 of The Rift. IDW Publishing releases a new picture book of the Michael Recycle series as the title character takes [...]

This Week’s Comics: Jellaby Diaries

Lori Henderson
Jellaby 1

February winds down with a not-to-shabby list this week. Action Lab Entertainment completes the release of its Encore Edition of the first Princeless series. Pocket Books releases the second trade of Peanuts classic comic strips tailored to appeal to middle school kids, and IDW Publishing has a special issue of Samurai Jack with their Special [...]

This Week’s Comics: Gotham Time!

Lori Henderson
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It’s like a flashback to Christmas with such a small list of new comics! But there are still some must read titles. Bongo Comics releases the latest issue of Simpsons Comics, which is almost as old as the TV series! Speaking of old TV, DC Comics has the next issue of Batman ’66, featuring the [...]

Kevin Keller to become The Equalizer

Brigid Alverson
Kevin Keller #14

Diehard Archie fans know that the Riverdale gang occasionally do a turn as superheroes; Archie Andrews first donned the cape of Pureheart the Powerful back in 1965, and he even had his own Pureheart comic for a short while. There was also an Archie Super-Teens comic in the 1990s that only ran for four issues. [...]

Links: First Second to publish new Gene Yang book as digital comics

Brigid Alverson
The Shadow Hero

First Second will be publishing Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew’s new book, The Shadow Hero, as a monthly digital comic starting this week. The full graphic novel, collecting all six issues, will be released on July 15. The serialization is appropriate: The Shadow Hero creates an origin story for The Green Turtle, the first [...]

This Week’s Comics: Tippy’s Tail

Lori Henderson
Tippy Night Parade

Share the love of comics with some of this week’s new releases! Action Lab Entertainment has a new NFL Rush Zone Special just for the Super Bowl. BOOM! Studios collects more Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors with new trades for both, and DC Comics releases the newest Batman Li’l Gotham. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT [...]

Links: Herobear returns, Bo Obama makes a cameo

Brigid Alverson
Herobear

BOOM! Studios brought Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid back in a new edition last year, and now Kunkel says it’s time for more Herobear adventures. It’s been about two weeks since First Second announced that novelist Rainbow Rowell and graphic novel creator Faith Erin Hicks will be collaborating on a new graphic novel; here’s [...]

This Week’s Comics: Bravo Axe Cop

Lori Henderson
Bravoman

All that white outside getting you down? Add some color with this week’s comics! Archie Comics releases the fourth volume of their collected Sabrina the Teenage Witch The Magic Within. DC Comics finally releases the second trade with the second half of Superman Family Adventures, and IDW Publishing releases the second volume of My Little [...]

This Week’s Comics: Winter Cheer

Lori Henderson
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Spent a snow day or two engrossed in some of this week’s comics. Bravest Warrior fans will want to pick up the 2014 Annual from Boom! Studios. Hulk fans will want to finish off their Agents of S.M.A.S.H. mini-series with the last issue out from Marvel Comics, and a must have for Pokemon fans is [...]