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Review: ‘Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World’

Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World

Under the Canopy: Trees Around the World Written by Iris Volant, illustrated by Cynthia Alonso Flying Eye Books, $19.95 Ages 6 and up This gorgeous, oversized picture book will create new appreciation for nature, obviously, but also for cultures around the world. Each page describes a particular type of tree—such as willow, coconut, birch, or […]

Preview: Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #290


Let’s start the Fourth of July week with some antics from the all American boy: Archie! Here’s a preview of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #290, which will be out in stores this week. The preview includes a brand-new lead story and a super-cute Little Archie story about a pet contest. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Anthropomorphic Round-Up

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Animals are taking over this week’s list of new releases. First Second releases the first volume of their new series about rabbits, foxes, and magic in Cottons: The Secret of the Wind. Harper Collins Publishers re-releases the collected graphic novel Ravenpaw’s Path, based on the popular Warriors series, now in color, while IDW Publishing loads […]

Review: ‘Mickey Mouse: The Delta Dimension’ and ‘Donald Duck: Uncle Scrooge’s Money Rocket’


Fantagraphics continues to expand its line of well curated, beautifully designed collections of classic Disney comics beyond their original Carl Barks and Floyd Gottfredson libraries. The publisher’s latest effort is the Disney Masters series, each volume of which features the work of a single international artist working in the long-form adventure tradition established and perfected […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #39


In the latest action-packed issue of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #39, Scooby and the gang turn the clock back 75 years, fly in an invisible plane with Wonder Woman’s mom, and face down an immortal villain who’s working with the Nazis: To stop a spectral menace in the 21st century, the gang will have to travel back […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #364


Let’s start the week with some summer comics fun: An early look at Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #364, with a new lead story about a trip to Mars! (Well, sort of…) The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Rainy Day at the Academy

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Highlights from this week’s list of new releases include a superhero extravaganza from Archie Comic Publications with Archie’s Superteens Vs Crusaders #1. Boom! Studios returns to Regular Show with the new miniseries 25 Years Later #1 while Keenspot Entertainment releases Fruit Ninja Ancient Origins #1, based on the popular mobile game. The List ARCHIE COMIC […]

Review: ‘Underwhere’


Underwhere Writers: Kevin Eastman and Paul Jenkins Artists: Kevin Eastman and Mark Martin IDW Publishing; $14.99 There are a handful of character design sketches in the back of this slim trade paperback volume that hint at the age and unusual provenance of its contents. Each of these drawings, many of which differ somewhat from the […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #93


Let’s take a look at the latest exploits of Scooby-Doo and the rest of the Mystery, Inc., gang in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #93: Off on a long-overdue vacation, Scooby and the gang travel to a photographic safari park, where their only plan is to get up close with nature. But nature gets a whole […]

This Week’s Comics: Paris By Night

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Highlights from this week’s list of new releases include the second volume of First Second’s fantasy series for elementary readers, Quirk’s Quest: The Lost and the Found. Papercutz releases a 3-in-1 Edition of the Dreamworks-based series Trolls, while the Inklings from Viz Media’s Splatoon Volume 3 make a splash of their own. The List: AMERICAN […]