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Interview: Martin Cendreda on ‘An Apple and an Adventure’

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BOOM! Studios has started publishing picture books from time to time, and they are always interesting—every one is different. The latest is Martin Cendreda’s An Apple and an Adventure, an alphabet book that stars a young girl having fun with her animal and dinosaur friends. This ABC book has a really old-fashioned look, with an […]

Interview & Exclusive Preview: Dan Parent on ‘Your Pal Archie’

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Archie Comics made a major change two years ago when it rebooted its iconic properties with a new, more naturalistic style and slightly more “mature” storylines. Fans of the classic Archie style could still get the old stories—and some new ones in the traditional style—in Archie’s many monthly digests. And then, earlier this year, Archie […]

This Week’s Comics: Moonstruck Batman

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Pass the time between San Diego Comic Con Live Streams with some comics from this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment introduces Miraculous Adventures, the first original illustrated story of Ladybug and Cat Noir. IDW Publishing releases the massive Amelia Cole Omnibus, which features all 30 issues in one book, while Viz Media completes their […]

Review: ‘DC Super Hero Girls: Summer Olympus’

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DC Super Hero Girls: Summer Olympus Writer: Shea Fontana Artist: Yancey Labat DC Comics; $9.99 How are you spending your summer vacation? Perhaps you would like to spend it reading about how Wonder Woman, Supergirl and the other kids at Super Hero High in Metropolis are spending their summer vacation? That’s the premise of Shea […]

This Week’s Comics: Fly Time

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Penultimate issues abound in this week’s new releases. DC Comics prepares to end Gotham Academy Second Semester with #11. BOOM! Studios nears the end of their quest with Misfit City #3 while IDW Publishing winds up another My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic story arc that features Spike and Pinkie Pie trying to stop an […]

Interview: James Tynion IV on ‘Backstagers’

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James Tynion IV and Rian Sigh have wrapped up their eight-issue series Backstagers, and the first of two volumes of the collected edition will be out on July 19. I interviewed Tynion for my article on middle-grade comics with LGBTQ characters that ran in SLJ in May, and since I only had room for a […]

This Week’s Comics: Plum Hanazuki

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Old titles and new return on this week’s list of new releases. American Mythology Productions continues their release of classic comic and animated characters with Casper the Friendly Ghost #1. Zodiac Starforce returns to Dark Horse in the new miniseries Cries of the Fire Prince, and Papercutz brings back a classic of claymation in his […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Summer Annual’ #70

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More Archie! World of Archie Summer Annual #70 kicks off with an original story written by Dan Parent (does this man ever sleep?): In “Club Dread,” Veronica brings the gang to a fun-filled island resort. But she doesn’t tell them about the horror-themed murder mystery event that happens at night! Find out when the digest […]

Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #11

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We’re enjoying some all-American Archie comics this Independence Day. If you missed the “Archie Marries” storyline the first time around—or if you just feel like taking a walk down Memory Lane—then Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #11 is for you: It recaps the story that started all the fuss. The comic is out on July 5. […]

This Week’s Comics: Infinite Bananas

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Pick up some star-spangled new releases from this week’s list. The teen detectives of Mystery Inc. join up with the super stretchy, super hero Plastic Man in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #27. Steven and Jamie keep the show on the road in Beach City in Steven Universe #5, while Little Brown Book For Young Readers releases the […]