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Review: ‘Beetle & The Hollowbones’

Goblin witch-in-training Beetle has to figure out to save her local mall in order to save the afterlife of her ghostly best friend who haunts it, and has to figure out if her old best friend is an ally or enemy in Aliza Layne’s debut graphic novel.

Review: When Stars Are Scattered

Today, Esther reviews Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed’s true story of a child’s experiences in a refugee camp in Kenya.

Review: ‘Shirley & Jamila Save Their Summer’

Shirley and Jamila are both in danger of losing their summers to camps neither has any desire to go to, but by joining forces they are able to save their own summers…and those of several other neighborhood kids in Gillian Goerz’s fun take on the kid detective genre.

Review: ‘Kerry and the Knight of the Forest’

Kerry strays from the path and gets lost in a dark and haunted forest, but that’s where the similarities to most fairy tales end in Andi Watson’s surprise-filled new graphic novel.

Review: ‘History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire’

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Today Esther reviews one of the first graphic novels in First Second’s new History Line.

Review: ‘The Black Mage’

Today, Johanna reviews ‘The Black Mage,’ a story about the first Black student at a magical academy.

Review: ‘Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure’

The sequel to ‘Bolivar’ is a puzzle book in which a young girl goes on a culinary tour of New York City with the dinosaur who lives next door.

Review: The ‘Peter & Ernesto’ Series

Johanna looks at three graphic novels about a pair of sloths with very different personalities.

Review: Primer

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There’s a new superhero in the DC universe, and she gets her power from … paint? Esther tells you all about it in her review of ‘Primer.’

Review: ‘Betty and Veronica: The Bond of Friendship’

Career Day at Riverdale High has Betty and Veronica contemplating their futures, and how they might fit into one another’s lives, in this delightful original graphic novel by Jamie Lee Rotante and Brittney Williams.