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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 [...]

Preview: Adventure Time: 2014 Winter Special #1

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s a great preview to take off the winter chill: Adventure Time: 2014 Winter Special #1, out this week from BOOM! Studios. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Dinonauts

Lori Henderson
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With Polar Vortex part deux on the way, pick up some good comics now to settle in with! Two girls apparently aren’t enough for Archie, as Archie Comics releases the trade of the “Archie Marries Valerie” storyline with Archie’s Valentine: A Rock and Roll Romance. Dynamite Entertainment continues their flashback for all ages with L’il [...]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Double Digest #220

Brigid Alverson
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In the lead story of Betty and Veronica Double Digest #220, Veronica gets a necklace with a special power: When she kisses someone, she can see their first kiss. What could possibly go wrong? The digest will be out in comics shops today and in other outlets in a couple of weeks. Here’s a sneak [...]

Exclusive interview and cover reveal: Stratford Zoo

Brigid Alverson
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Stratford Zoo, due out next fall from First Second, is a Shakespeare graphic novel with a twist: The play is enacted by animals in a zoo. The series, written by Ian Lendler and illustrated by Zack Gaillongo (of Broxo and Ewoks fame), kicks off with a fur-and-feathers production of Macbeth, and the second volume will [...]

This Week’s Comics: Battlestar Kingdom

Lori Henderson
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With the holidays over, this week’s list is populated with plenty of licensed titles. Archie Comics has new issues of old time titles Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog. Boom! Studios has its Cartoon Network line up with new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show, while IDW Publishing shows off old and new shows [...]

Preview: Jughead Double Digest #199

Brigid Alverson
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Jughead is my favorite Archie character. His standoffish attitude makes it easier for the writers to put him in ridiculous situations that just wouldn’t work for the other characters. In the lead story of Jughead #199, for instance, he randomly moves a sign and somehow changes Riverdale forever. The digest will be out in comics [...]

Review: Star Wars: Ewoks – Shadows of Endor

Mike Pawuk

Star Wars: Ewoks – Shadows of Endor Written and Illustrated by Zack Giallongo Published by Dark Horse Comics ISBN 978-1-61655-174-2 80 pp. Even though Dark Horse Comics will be losing the Star Wars license at the end of 2014, they have made they’ve made quite a wonderful selection of stories since 1991. The books have [...]