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Review: The Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Volume 1


A young kitten wanders away from her mother and siblings while out on a walk and is found by a young boy and his mother. The Yamadas take the kitten in, and in the process of trying to find a home for her, she ends up wiggling her way into their hearts, despite their apartment […]

This Week’s Comics: Holographic Treehouse

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This week’s list is all about the leading ladies. Action Lab Entertainment releases issues of Nutmeg and Princeless: Raven The Pirate Princess. BOOM! Studios has new issues of Adventure Time With Fionna and Cake and Lumberjanes, while Dark Horse Comics releases the final volume in the Courage Princess trilogy. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT Nutmeg […]

Roundtable: Gotham Academy


It’s an exciting time for superhero comics. DC and Marvel have both begun paying attention to the diversity of their fans and are starting to publish comics with wider audiences in mind. DC in particular has always had something for younger kids (though not nearly enough), but in October 2014 they initiated a significant push towards reaching […]

Review: ‘Peanuts: It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown!’


Peanuts: It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown! Writer: Vicki Scott Artists: Vicki Scott and Paige Braddock BOOM! Studios; $14 There’s an interview with cartoonist Vicki Scott presented among the pages of behind-the-scenes material in the back of her original graphic novel, It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown!, in which she mentions looking to the animated specials for inspiration in […]

This Week’s Comics: Little Warriors to the End

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Sweltering heat getting you down? The pick up some of the cool comics on this week’s list! Sonic the Hedgehog #276 from Archie Comics starts a new story arc but is still feeling the effects of the Worlds Unite crossover. Angry Birds gets a superhero makeover with the first issue of the miniseries Super Angry […]

Links: Dragons and Robots and Frankenfrogs, Oh My!

Hero Complex has a preview of Ben Hatke’s new book, Little Robot, as well as an interview with Hatke, who is also the author of the Zita the Spacegirl books. And here’s an in-depth interview with Ben by Alex Dueben. Archaia, which has published a number of comics based on Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, has […]

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

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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

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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

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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 […]