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Review: ‘The Mighty Crusaders, Book One’

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Archie’s answer to 1960s superhero team comics has once again returned in the pages of The Mighty Crusaders, which mixes and matches characters and concepts from previous incarnations for a book that feels at once old school and fresh.

Review: ‘The Avant-Guards’ #1

The Avant-Guards

A mixed group tries to form a sports team at an all-female drama college.

Review: ‘Disney Manga: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey,’ Book One

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Jack’ dog Zero gets the spotlight in the first volume of this sequel to ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas.’

Review: ‘Grand Theft Horse’

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More than just another horse story, ‘Grand Theft Horse’ is about one woman fighting the horse racing system for the right to train her horse humanely.

Review: ‘Young Justice #1′

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Brian Michael Bendis’ new Wonder Comics imprint from DC is off to a strong start with Young Justice #1, in which he and artist Patrick Gleason relaunch the seemingly unrelaunchable team of teenage superheroes.

Review: The Unwanted

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I’ve had a copy of this book sitting on my desk, read, and ready to review for sometime. But given that this title received so much attention during this year’s book award season, I had to prioritize this review.

Review: ‘Norroway Book 1: The Black Bull of Norroway’

Black Bull of Norroway

Sisters Kit and Cat Seaton transform an obscure old fairy tale into a engaging new fantasy in Norroway, a sort of Beauty and The Beast by way of Avatar: The Last Airbender. The first book in the series kicks off an epic adventure in which an unlikely pair face curses and the forces of fate.

Review: ‘Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White’

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Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White By Lila Quintero Weaver The University of Alabama Press Not rated, but suitable for ages 12 and up Content note: This book includes several instances of “the n-word,” always used in a historical context. Lila Quintero Weaver’s Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White is a graphic memoir […]

Review: Pandora’s Legacy

Pandora's Legacy

‘Pandora’s Legacy’ puts a new spin on the legend of Pandora’s box and sets it in modern times, making this a good pick for fans of Rick Riordan’s ‘The Lightning Thief.’

Review: ‘Satoko and Nada’ Volume 1

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Two young women, one Japanese and the other Muslim, room together and learn about each other’s culture.