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This Week’s Comics: A Festival of Mummies

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Highlights from this week’s new releases include Fruit Ninja Volume 1 Frenzy Force, from Andrews McMeel’s Amp imprint, which tells the story behind the popular game. First Second travels to The Melody Kingdom in the third volume of the Cucumber Quest series, while Kids Can Press lets the dogs out in their companion series to […]

Preview: ‘Archie and Me Digest’ #7

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Let’s start off the week with some laffs! Here’s a preview of Archie and Me Digest #7, with a brand-new lead story with a tried-and-true plot: Archie breaks his father’s treasured vinyl record. This preview also includes some older stories, including one by classic Archie artist Bob Bolling. The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. […]

This Week’s Comics: Fungal Field of Dreams

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Highlights from this week’s new releases include BOOM! Studios heading down to Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock for issue #1 of a new story. Lerner Publishing Group continues their wordless series Game for Adventure with volume 3 Chavo the Invisible while Random House for Young Readers releases the second volume of 5 Worlds, The Cobalt Prince. […]

Review: ‘Scales & Scoundrels Vol.1: Into the Dragon’s Maw’

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Scales & Scoundrels Vol. 1: Into the Dragon’s Maw Writer: Sebastian Girner Artist: Galaad Image Comics; $9.99 Rated E for Everyone If Scales & Scoundrels‘ alliterative two-word title with an ampersand reminds you of a particular tabletop role-playing game, that’s more than likely intentional. Indeed, writer Sebastian Girner and artist Galaad’s fantasy series opens with […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Comics Digest’ #261

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Let’s start off the week with a preview! Betty and Veronica go on a college tour in the new lead story to Betty & Veronica Friends Comics Digest #261, and things go sideways when the school mascot gets into the act. Then we have a couple of pages of classic B&V tales. The digest goes […]

Free Comic Book Day Comic Highlights

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As Esther previously wrote, this coming Saturday, May 5, is this year’s Free Comic Book Day. There are 50 different comics that could potentially be available at participating stores, so this is necessarily a brief rundown of the Gold Sponsor All Ages titles. Also, please remember that this national holiday for comics is free to […]

This Week’s Comics: Ghost Dogs and Cute Kittens

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May the Fourth be with you as you enjoy Free Comic Book Day this weekend! Besides getting some free comics, support your LCS by also picking up some titles from this week’s new releases. First Second releases the first volume Chasma Knights, a new series about making old toys new again. Lion Forge has a […]

Review: ‘Be A Star, Wonder Woman’

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Be A Star, Wonder Woman Writer: Michael Dahl Artist: Omar Lozano Picture Window Books; $15.95 Yes, the name of the blog is Good Comics For Kids, and this is a picture book rather than a comic, but I think we can all agree that the fact that this stars comic book superhero Wonder Woman puts […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #78

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Today’s preview features an Archie character we weren’t familiar with: In the brand-new lead story to World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #78, Brigitte Reilly is— Wait, who? Brigitte Reilly is one of the lesser known characters in the Archieverse, but Wikipedia tells us she is an exchange student who has been around since the […]

This Week’s Comics: Cats and Myths

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This week’s new releases have gone to the dogs! (And cats.) American Mythology Productions releases issue #3 of the old school superhero series, Underdog. BOOM! Studios has two new original graphic novels of Garfield, while DC Comics and Marvel Comics release new issues of their dog-centric comics Scooby-Doo Team-Up #67 and Lockjaw #3. The List: […]