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Monthly mini-reviews: ‘Donut The Destroyer’, ‘When Stars Are Scattered’ and more

When Stars Are Scattered and Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed offer two quite different looks at the refugee experience, while Donut The Destroyer and Young Justice Vol. 2 offer two quite different takes on teenage superheroics.

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.

Review: ‘Quick and Easy Guides’ From Limerence Press

Today Johanna looks at three sex education comics that take an inclusive approach and are appropriate for older teens and adults.

Review: ‘Stepping Stones’

Comics memoirist Lucy Knisley’s successfully conquers a new genre in ‘Stepping Stones,’ her first graphic novel for kids, Protagonist Jen struggles adjusting to a new life in a new place with a new family, facing frustrations that will feel familiar to any kid…or anyone who used to be a kid.

Review: Two Trips with Mouse

Johanna goes to the extremes today, with reviews of two TOON books for early readers: ‘A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse’ and the Eisner Award-nominated ‘A Trip to the Top of the Volcano with Mouse.’

Review: ‘Persona 5,’ Volumes 1-2

The popular JRPG video game gets a manga adaptation that allows non-players to enjoy the characters and story.

Review: ‘The Lost Carnival’

Before he became Batman’s Boy Wonder, Dick Grayson was a circus acrobat having adventures of his own in Michael Moreci and Sas Milledge’s ‘The Lost Carnival.’