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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 [...]

Check out SLJ/LJ’s hottest graphic novels webcast

Brigid Alverson
Betty Diary

If you want an advance look at some of the best upcoming graphic novels of 2014, join me on March 19, when I’ll be moderating the SLJ/LJ webcast “From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2014.” I’ll be talking about upcoming releases from DC, Vertigo, Kodansha, Dark Horse, and Archie with some of [...]

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
adventure_time_v3_ogn

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
adventure_time_025_a

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 [...]