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This Week’s Comics: Saving the Universe

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This week Boom! Studios and DC Comics are in the spotlight along with this week’s new comic book releases for readers 12 and under.

Review: ‘The Cardboard Kingdom’

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“Give a kid a cardboard box….” You’ll often hear parents quip that their child was more interested in the box rather than the new toy. And I know when my groceries are delivered in cardboard boxes, my kids beg me to keep it around. It becomes a house, a bus, and anything their imagination allows. Chad Sell and his many collaborators use this concept to create a rich story about a group of neighborhood kids that allows their imagination and ours to soar.

Guest Review: ‘The Scarlet Letter’

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Guest reviewer Erica Friedman thinks Manga Classics improved on Hawthorne’s original version of the Scarlet Letter by making one character a bit more relatable.

Review: Disney Manga Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

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A Disney Manga faithfully captures the major beats of Tim Burton’s holiday movie.

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #45


Scooby and the gang team up with Mister Miracle in this preview of ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #45, due out on January 2, 2019.

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #269


Tuesday may be New Year’s Day, but Wednesday is New Comics Day! Here’s an early look at Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #269, which will be available in comic shops on January 2. We have a preview of the new lead story and an entire classic story with a winter theme and art by […]

Review: ‘Transformers: Bumblebee–Win If You Dare’


Transformers: Bumblebee—Win If You Dare Writer: James Asmus Artists: Marcelo Ferreira, Athila Fabbio and Valentina Pinto IDW Publishing; $9.99 So you’ve just seen Bumblebee, the latest of the six live-action Transformers feature films…as well as the best and most all-ages friendly of them all. And you want to spend more time with that group of […]

Review: ‘Batman and The Justice League Vol. 1′

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A Japanese creator brings a fresh eye to some iconic superheroes.

Kristen Gudsnuk’s ‘Making Friends’ Has Sequel Coming

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Kristen Gudsnuk’s ‘Making Friends’ will have a sequel story out next July.

This Week’s Comics: Imbalance in the Resistance

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This week’s new comics include a new Avatar: The Last Airbender story, written by Faith Erin Hicks, a Star Wars Adventures comic, a science comic about polar bears, and a Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur trade.