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Preview: Jughead #2

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Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson’s rebooted Jughead is a gem, starring a character that’s fresh but still very much of a piece with the original. Issue #2 pays homage to one of the great weird Jughead storylines of all time, the Time Police. (Check out my writeup of the NYCC panel for Zdarsky and Henderson’s […]

This Week’s Comics: Love Mirka

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It’s another full week of new releases you don’t want to miss. DC Comics releases a new collection of the late 1990s series Superman Adventures. Dynamite Entertainment keeps the grump going with Grumpy Cat, #2 and Papercutz releases a new series, Breadwinners, about a couple of ducks and their love of bread. The List: ACTION […]

Review: ‘Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1:–Vader’

Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1–Vader Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Salvador Larroca Marvel Comics; $19.99 Rated T for Teen Marvel’s second monthly ongoing Star Wars series is also the first to star Darth Vader, although the Dark Lord of The Sith has been the protagonist of several excellent miniseries created by the franchise’s previous license-holder, […]

This Week’s Comics: V is for…Manga?

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As winter starts to creep in, it’s a good idea to stock up on good books to read by the fireside. DC Comics completes its DCYou all-ages Bat-Mite series while continuing Scooby-Doo Team-Up with a team of superhero ghosts. Papercutz debuts a new series about a cat and dog looking to escape stardom with Scarlett […]

Review: ‘G-Man,’ Vols. 1-3

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There aren’t many kid superheroes, so a young audience will love the G-Man series. They’ll want to read all 3 volumes and keep up with all of G-Man’s adventures. The only drawback? When the 3 volumes are done, they’ll want more. And right now it’s only the 3 volumes. G-Man: Learning to Fly v. 1 […]

This Week’s Comics: Spooktacular Comics

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There were so many things coming out this Halloween week, it’s as hard to pick one as it was for the Ghostbusters to catch Slimer! Dark Horse Comics continues the Plants Vs Zombies series with the new miniseries Garden Warfare #1. Fresh from the Marvel Secret Wars comes the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1, an off-beat […]

Halloween ComicFest 2015

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Along with all the tricks and treats that come with this time of year, there comes something else. Not something wicked, but something wonderful: Halloween ComicFest is back, and it’s taking place on the special day itself, October 31st! Like Free Comic Book Day, Halloween ComicFest is a day where participating comic shops give away […]

Review: ‘Jem and The Holograms: Showtime’

Jem and The Holograms: Showtime Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Sophie Campbell IDW Publishing; $19.99 Jem and The Holograms began life as a 1980s Hasbro toy line with an accompanying cartoon series from Marvel Productions and Sunbow Productions, the same trinity of companies responsible for other ’80s toy/cartoon juggernauts G.I. Joe and The Transformers. Where Jem […]

This Week’s Comics: Salem, Betty and Veronica

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It’s another week with lots to choose from! AMP! Comics for Kids has a new Peanuts collection featuring that lovable beagle Snoopy in Snoopy Contact. BOOM! Studios releases the seventh Adventure Time collection, while IDW’s new incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Amazing Adventures, introduces the Mutanimals in its latest issue. The List: ACTION […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go!’ #12

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Time for some Saturday morning fun with our exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go! #12: Raven thought things couldn’t get any worse after Starfire posted an online dating profile…until she posted one for Raven, too! But she quickly learns things can get a whole lot worse when their “perfect dates” start showing up at their […]