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Review: ‘Shazam!’ #1

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WIth a movie in the works, DC launches a new ‘Shazam!’ series.

Review: ‘Hex Vet: Witches in Training’

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Two apprentice veterinarians for magical creatures work to protect their patients when left in charge of the office.

Review: ‘Crush’

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This is my 17th year in middle school. Sure, I should probably graduate, but I do like the age a lot. It makes work exciting most days. When I read certain books, I just feel like the author (artist) has captured what goes on in a given day. The Berrybrook Middle School series just gets […]

Review: ‘Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass’

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The Lumberjanes go for their orienteering badges—and are kidnapped by robot butlers.

Review: ‘The City on the Other Side’

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Are you looking for an engrossing story? One that will take you to another world? Do you want to read about fantastical creatures? Wars? The imminent demise of planet Earth? That and more is all in this little graphic novel by Scott and Robinson. The City on the Other Side By Mairghread Scott. Robin Robinson […]

Review: ‘Estranged’

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Though I was never an avid fantasy reader growing up, I was well versed enough in fairy tales and mythology to know the basics about changelings: Fairies disguise their own child as human and exchange it for a human child. Why? Estranged tackles that question and offers a powerful statement on what makes a family […]

Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ #58

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Wonder Woman #58 Writer: G. Willow Wilson Artists: Cary Nord and Mick Gray DC Comics; $3.99 Rated T for Teen G. Willow Wilson, the comics writer and novelist probably best known for her work on Marvel’s Ms. Marvel, returns to DC Comics to take over the adventures of the premiere female superhero: Wonder Woman. Given […]

Review: ‘Marvel Rising’

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Marvel Rising Writers: Devin Grayson, Ryan North and G. Willow Wilson Artists: Georges Duarte, Irene Strychalski, Ramon Bachs and others Marvel; $9.99 Rated T for Teen Marvel Rising is a multi-media franchise featuring various newer, younger, and more diverse Marvel Comics heroes in animation, toys, and, of course, comics. Rather than a comic book spin-off […]

Review: ‘Fake Blood’

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The start of a new school year is always promising. Shiny new school supplies. New teachers. And for many, the promise of something different. For AJ it starts out the same, but soon enough his greatest wish will come true. Fake Blood By Whitney Gardner. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 2018. ISBN 9781481495561 […]

Review: ‘Gillbert Vol. 1: The Little Merman’

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Gillbert Vol. 1: The Little Merman Writer/artist: Art Baltazar Papercutz; $9.99 The star of cartoonist Art Baltazar’s new original graphic novel for kids is referred to as a merman, although he more closely resembles an anthropomorphic iguana. His name is Gillbert. Because he lives under the sea and has gills, you see. Midway through the […]