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Review: ‘Pumpkinheads’

The long-awaited collaboration from the super-team of Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks is finally here, and it’s a winning romantic comedy set among the autumnal kitsch of a commercial pumpkin patch.

Review: ‘Rey and Pals’

Cartoonist Jeffrey Brown gives the new generation of Star Wars heroes and villains the Vader and Son treatment in Rey and Pals.

Review: ‘Superman of Smallville’

Everyone’s gotta start somewhere, and for Superman, that somewhere was Smallville. Art Baltazar and Franco reintroduces us to the Man of Steel when he was still just a boy in their new original graphic novel, Superman of Smallville.

Review: Science Comics: Cats, Nature and Nurture

First Second’s line of Science Comics looks at the not-so-humble cat, from prehistory to the domestic breeds of today.

Review: ‘Operatic’

Kyo Maclear and Byron Eggenschwiler reveal the music genre best-suited to provide the soundtrack to the lives of teenagers in their innovative and excellent Operatic

Review: ‘Dr. Stone,’ vols. 1-6

Humanity has been turned to stone. Its only hope is a teenage who believes in the power of science.

Review: ‘Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir’

Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John MuirWriter: Julie BertagnaArtist: William GoldsmithYosemite Conservancy; $17.99 One of the most challenging aspects of writing a biography must be deciding what to leave out. It must be doubly so when the subject has had a particularly long, full and influential life, one replete with compelling, must-tell anecdotes and an […]

Review: ‘Dracula, Starring Mickey Mouse’ and ‘Frankenstein, Starring Donald Duck’

Bruno Enna and Fabio Celoni cast Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck in Dracula and Frankenstein, the strongest offerings yet from the Dark Horse-published Disney adaptations of works of classic literature.

Review: Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children

My reading has been a bit morbid this summer. I finally finished the adaptation of Anne Frank’s Diary. I’ve read 2 accounts of the Japanese Internment. I’m in middle of a story about Nazi Saboteurs and to round it all out, I picked up another graphic novel about the Holocaust.

Review: ‘Science Comics: Bats, Learning to Fly’

First Second’s Science Comics line looks at the flying fuzzies that are anything but rodents; the Bat.