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Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Double Digest #18′

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We’re starting the week off with some good clean fun: An exclusive preview of Archie’s Funhouse Double Digest #18. This one kicks off with an original story by Bill Golliher and Fernando Ruiz: Poor Pop Tate is at wits’ end and could use a break—thankfully Archie & the gang have volunteered to run the Chocklit […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up #14′

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DC Comics continues pairing up its classic characters with the Mystery Inc. gang in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #14, with Aquaman as this month’s special guest. Here’s the blurb: The surface world is threatened by an ancient menace from beneath the sea! This looks like a job for Scuba-Doo! Aquaman, Scooby and the gang will have to […]

This Week’s Comics: The Ice King Cometh

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It’s a short release week for a short work/school week. Archie Comics releases a new collection of new and classic comics in Archie Giant Comics Jackpot. BOOM! Studios has issue #2 of their second themed series Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Dragons, and the Avengers adventures continue in Marvel Comics Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Season Two […]

What to Read? Check out YALSA and the Cybils

Looking for some good reads? The Young Adult Library Services Association and the Cybils nominating committee have some suggestions for you. For the curious, links are included to our reviews and other coverage. So if you’re in the path of the big blizzard we’re expecting on the East Coast, pick up some of these along […]

Exclusive Preview: Betty & Veronica Comics Annual #240

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We have a special treat for this post-holiday Tuesday: An exclusive preview of Betty & Veronica Annual #240. I know what you’re thinking: “Whoa, their 240th annual? Did the Founding Fathers have copies of Betty & Veronica hidden inside their hand-written copies of the Declaration of Independence?” Sadly, no; this publication is usually called Betty […]

Read ‘The Montgomery Story’ Online

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is a link to the online version of Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story, a comic book that was originally published in 1957 by a group called the Fellowship of Reconciliation. The comic tells the story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and there’s a section in […]

This Week’s Comics: Mighty Luna

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The fun never ends with this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment releases the trade of their Princeless spin-off Raven The Pirate Princess, Captain Raven and the All-Girl Pirate Crew. DC Comics starts a new arc in Gotham Academy as yearbook time gets the kids reminiscing over some lost adventures, and Vertical Comics releases the […]

Review: ‘The Legend of Wonder Woman’ #1

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The Legend of Wonder Woman #1 Writer: Renae De Liz Artists: Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon DC Comics; $3.99 DC’s digital-first Wonder Woman anthology comic Sensation Comics may have come to an end, but the publisher’s replacement for the series is a pretty perfect one: A nine-issue, digital-first series focusing on the fantastical origins […]

Links: Girl Detectives Rule!

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BOOM! Studios has announced a new teen detective series, Goldie Vance, and CBR has the story, with interviews with writer Hope Larson (Mercury, A Wrinkle in Time) and artist Britney Williams (Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat). The detective is a 16-year-old girl, but the series is pitched at readers of all ages, and it’s part of […]

Raina Telgemeier Unveils Cover and Preview of ‘Ghosts’

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Raina Telgemeier, who currently holds six spots on the New York Times graphic books best-seller list with her books Smile, Sisters, Drama, and three Baby-Sitters Club adaptations, is hard at work on her next book, Ghosts. Entertainment Weekly got the exclusive cover reveal, and they also posted a preview, which we have embedded below. (Click […]