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Review: ‘Batgirl Vol. 3: Mindfields’

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Batgirl Vol. 3: Mindfields Writers: Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher Artists: Babs Tarr, Bengal and others DC Comics; $16.99 Rated T for Teen This is the third and final collection of the 18-issue run on DC’s Batgirl by the writing team of Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher and primary artist Babs Tarr, a run that […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest’ #22

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Let’s kick off the week with some comics! In the brand-new lead story to Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest #22, Archie decides to bake a birthday cake for Betty, undeterred by his complete lack of ability or experience. Oh, and Jughead helps out. The title of this story is a bit of a spoiler—”Caketastrophe!” We […]

This Week’s Comics: Crazy CatBird Princess

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This week’s list has gone to the dogs! And cats, and lots of monsters. Dynamite Entertainment continues to adapt internet animal sensations to comics with the release of the first issue of Boo: The World’s Cutest Dog. First Second releases a new take on the Jack the Giant Killer fairy tale with Mighty Jack, and […]

Cover Reveal: ‘Science Comics: Flying Machines’

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You’re seeing it here first: Today we have an exclusive first look at the cover for the latest entry in First Second’s Science Comics line, Science Comics: Flying Machines, by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks. We have a couple of the interior pages for you too with a look at the young Wilbur and Orville […]

My Love Story!! Volume 1

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Takeo Goda is a GIANT guy with a GIANT heart. Too bad the girls don’t want him! (They want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa.) Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his […]

Trailer: The Tapper Twins Run for President

Geoff Rodkey’s Tapper Twins books aren’t comics, but they are done in a sort of mixed-media format, with both twins telling their side of the story as oral histories, with annotations, text messages, drawings, and other odd bits thrown in. They’re also quite funny. The third book, The Tapper Twins Run for President, is just […]

Review: ‘Dog Man’

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Dog Man Writer/artist: Dav Pilkey Scholastic; $12.99 If you’ve read Captain Underpants, Dav Pilkey’s 12-novel, almost 20-year-old series of illustrated children’s novels, then you are already well aware of George Beard and Harold Hutchins, the two fourth-graders from Piqua, Ohio whose homemade comics the Captain sprung from. If you haven’t, don’t worry; you don’t need […]

Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Celebration Digest’ #1

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Archie Comics celebrates its 75th year in the biz by launching a new digest series. Out this week in comic shops, Archie 75th Anniversary Celebration Digest #1 features classic stories, vintage covers, and commentaries from artists and writers. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #73

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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #73 gets all meta: Four color fear! When Velma’s favorite graphic novel character leaps off the comic page to terrorize the city, it’s up to the Mystery Gang to become dark fright detectives to stop this imaginary character from becoming a real life super-villain. Yes, that’s right, it’s a comic about […]

This Week’s Comics: Prehistoric Edition

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So much good stuff is coming out this week, it’s hard to know where to start—or stop! DC Comics releases the first annual for Gotham Academy, in which a case threatens to break up the detective club. First Second has the second volume of Secret Coders, titled Paths and Portals, a great introduction to programming. […]