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Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #219

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s a throwback to classic Saturday morning cartoons: An exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #219, which is due out from DC Comics on June 4. It’s a Road Runner story that honors the classic tropes in a new way, with Wile E. Coyote going to hear a motivational speaker who seems to be speaking directly [...]

The Week’s Comics: Samurai Jack’s Hazardous Tales

Lori Henderson
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While Mother Nature can’t make up its mind, it shouldn’t be too hard to find something to read on this week’s list. Archie Comics starts another crossover with Mega Man meeting Mega Man X in the latest Mega Man. IDW Publishing delves into Celestia’s origin in the new My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and [...]

‘Amazing World of Gumball’ comic to debut in June

Brigid Alverson
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BOOM! Studios has built up quite a line of all ages comics in its kaBOOM imprint, and The Amazing World of Gumball is a good example of how it works. It’s based on the Cartoon Network show of the same name, and it features the work of a well known webcomics creator—in this case, writer [...]

This Week’s Comics: Super Petshop Friends

Lori Henderson
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Prepare for another long weekend with some fun titles from this week’s list. Bongo Comics is ready for summer with the latest Simpsons Summer Shindig. Dark Horse Comics has the next installment of the saga of Axe Cop with #1 of The American Choppers, while Papercutz has a new series Toto Trouble, where getting into [...]

Review: Godzilla: Awakening

Mike Pawuk
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Godzilla: Awakening Written by Max Borenstein and Greg Borenstein Illustrated by Eric Battle, Yvel Guichet, and Alan Quah Legendary Pictures/DC Comics, 2014 80pp ISBN 9781401250355 $19.95, hardcover Godzilla is back in a big way in theaters this summer. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the original film, the brand new U.S. release of the famous monster [...]

This Week’s Comics: Legends of Bee and Puppycat

Lori Henderson
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There are a lot of great comics out this week. BOOM! Studios continues their commitment to books for all ages with their new series Lumberjanes #2. Disney releases a double dose of graphic novels with original title Space Mountain and an adaptation of the movie Frankenweenie, and Oni Press continues their Special Editions of Courtney [...]

Dragon Riding Comics Style

Lori Henderson
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The movie, How To Train Your Dragon was a big hit for Dreamworks. I know my youngest daughter loved it so much that she would watch it over and over. And it’s hard to argue when the main character is a black dragon with big green eyes that acts just like an overgrown cat. The [...]

This Week’s Comics: Poke-Doo!

Lori Henderson
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Surprise Mom this Mother’s Day with some comics that the whole family can enjoy. Cat-loving moms won’t want to pass up the extra-large issue of Garfield #25, celebrating 2 years at BOOM! Studios. Indulge mom with some nostalgia with new Powerpuff Girls or Rocky and Bullwinkle from IDW Publishing, or help her find that elusive [...]

This Week’s Comics: Cardfighter Cleopatra

Lori Henderson
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It’s Free Comic Book Day this weekend, and publishers have made sure there are plenty of titles to check out! Boom! Studios has not one but two specials with the 2014 Annual for Adventure Time, and Garfield Pet Force. IDW Publishing debuts their first issue of Dexter’s Laboratory, a new My Little Pony Friendship is [...]

Adventures in Book Clubbing: Reading Zita the Spacegirl

Eva Volin
Book Clubbers holding up their copies of Zita the Spacegirl

Several weeks ago, I got an email from the lovely and talented Gina Gagliano asking if I’d be willing, in public, to say why I love Zita the Spacegirl. “Of course!” I replied. I’ve never kept my love of Zita a secret, after all. But then I started thinking. Who cares why I love Zita? [...]