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Previews: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #61


Let’s kick off this Labor Day weekend with an advance peek at Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #61. Here’s the executive summary: Usually, Shaggy and Scooby are the ones running scared, so the mystery’s even more mysterious when Velma’s being hounded by a courtroom creature her teammates can’t see! Velma’s not the type to cry wolf […]

This Week’s Comics: Family Goosebumps

Goosebumps Slappy Tales

The end of summer is just around the corner, as are some of books on this week’s list. Action Lab Entertainment finishes the runs of Adventures of Aero-Girl and Kids of the Roundtable, while IDW Publishing finishes the first arc of Jem and the Holograms.  Capstone Press has something for younger readers with books featuring stories […]

Review: The Courageous Princess

courageous princess

The Courageous Princess was part of my library’s core Graphic Novel collection. Though I hadn’t more than glanced through the title at the time, I had purchased it, because at the time it was one of the few female heroines in comics. And I liked it even more that this female heroine wasn’t scantily dressed […]

This Week’s Comics: Zodiac Dumplins

Zodiac Starforce 1

Get on the sunny side of this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment releases the second trade of Hero Cats. Graphix has a new semi-autobiography in Sunny Side-Up, while Titan Comics releases two classic Dreamworks comics, Shrek and Madagascar, in one volume, Dreamworks Classics Volume 1. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT Hero Cats Volume 2 […]

Review: Space Dumplins


Craig Thompson is most noted for his award winning titles Blankets and Habibi. In a departure from his adult titles, Thompson has ventured into the world of comics for kids in this excellent futuristic space adventure. Space Dumplins By Craig Thompson. Graphix. August 2015. ISBN 9780545565417 HC, $24.99. 320pp. Grades 4 and up Violet loves […]

This Week’s Comics: Amazing Adventures

Princess Ugg v2

Pick up a pile of books from this week’s list. Archie Comics completes the Sonic the Hedgehog/Mega Man/Capcom mega crossover with Mega Man #52, while IDW releases Samurai Jack Vol 4, the trade that collects the final issues of the series. Yen Press releases vol. 6 of Barakamon, one of their few all ages titles, […]

Review: Bizarro #1-2

Bizarro 1

Bizarro, an imperfect clone of Superman, and Jimmy Olsen, photojournalist for the Daily Planet and friend of Clark Kent, embark on a journey of discovery as the pair, joined by Colin the Chupacabra, take a roadtrip to that land of Bizarro America, Canada. Review: Bizarro #1-2 Written by Heath Corson; Art by Gustavo Duarte; Coloring […]

This Week’s Comics: Wind Doctors


Get this new comic releases while they are like the weather, hot, hot, hot! Sonic the Hedgehog hits #275 with a double size issue that is also the penultimate issue in the Archie Comics huge crossover Worlds Unite. Over at BOOM! Studios, Bravest Warriors has its own penultimate issue as the series prepares to wrap […]

Review: ‘The Kurdles’


The Kurdles By Robert Goodin Fantagraphics Books; $25 The title characters of Robert Goodin’s all-ages graphic novel are a motley assortment of characters who live in a place called Kurdleton, somewhere in the woods. They consist of Phineas, a scarecrow-like doll; Hank, an anthropomorphic unicorn in a T-shirt and jeans; Pentapus, a five-legged cephalopod-sort in […]

Ultimate Spider-Man Comes to MarvelKids Website


Marvel has just announced that it is adding Ultimate Spider-Man adventures to its website. In an effort to grow its younger audience and bring them into the Marvel Universe, fans will be able to read a new digital issue each week, starting with Ultimate Spider-Man #1: I Think I’m Paranoid. In addition to the […]