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Review: ‘Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1′

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Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1 Writers: Paul Dini and Marc Andreyoko Artist: Laura Braga DC Comics; $3.99 Rated T for Teen There are a couple of categories of inter-company comic book crossovers. There are those that sound ideal from the get-go and seem like perfectly natural pairings, like Batman/The Shadow or Lumberjanes/Gotham […]

Trailer: ‘Spooky & the Strange Tales: Monster Inn’

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We’re kicking off the first week of October with a spooky book trailer to get us into the Halloween spirit! Spooky & the Strange Tales: Monster Inn by Carine-M and Élian Black’mor, a lighthearted story about a mysterious little girl staying in a boardinghouse for monsters. Check it out: Carine-M and Élian Black’mor are a […]

This Week’s Comics: Pashmina Tales

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Crazy weather getting you down, or allergies flaring up? Grab some of the new titles from this week’s list for some relief!  First Second releases the 4th volume of their fantastic Secret Coders series, Robots and Repeats. Marvel collects more issues of their zany hit The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl with volume 6, while Seven Seas […]

Review: ‘Kigurumi Guardians’ Vol. 1

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Kigurumi Guardians, vol. 1 Writer/artist: Lily Hoshino Kodansha Comics; $12.99 For ages 13+ Manga has become such a pervasive presence in the North American comics market over the last few decades that readers can easily become inured to the sorts of weirdness that our cousins in Japan can somehow shape into long, popular, mass-media narratives. […]

Preview: Looney Tunes #239

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We’ve got another preview for you today: Looney Tunes #239, which sends Daffy, Bugs, and the gang off to the final frontier: When Captain Bugs Bunny faces the wrath of Fudd, it’s not only the scwewy wabbit who asks “What’s space opera, Doc?” Will Bugs live long and prosper? And what about Daffy Duck, Elmer […]

Review: ‘Calla Cthulhu’

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Calla Cthulhu Writers: Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer Artists: Erin Humiston and Mario A. Gonzalez Dark Horse Books; $12.99 Rated 14+ The mythos of cosmic horror that H.P. Lovecraft created and curated during his short writing career has always proved a curiously inviting and creatively fertile milieu for other writers to work in, on, and […]

Preview: ‘B and V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #256

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The Archie gang are getting into the Halloween spirit in B and V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #256—and that starts with the brand new lead story, “They’re Creepy and They’re Kooky…” We’ve got a taste of that, plus some classic Betty and Veronica fun, to start off your week. The comic is due out on […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #30

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The folks at FEMA are stumped when they get a warning of impending disaster—from the Gnome King. Who you gonna call? Depends, apparently, as one agent calls Mystery Inc. and the other calls the Challengers of the Unknown—and that brings out the competitive side of both teams. See what happens in our exclusive preview of […]

This Week’s Comics: Graveyard Treehouse

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Take a break from raking leaves to rake in some titles from this week’s new releases. Remember Regular Show? BOOM! Studios does as they release the title’s 9th trade. IDW Publishing starts a new Samurai Jack series with Samurai Jack Quantum Jack #1 while Vertical Comics finishes up their surreal slice-of-life series Nichijou with volume […]

Review: ‘Man-Thing By R.L. Stine’

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Man-Thing By R.L. Stine Writer: R.L. Stine Artists: German Peralta, Tyler Crook and others Marvel Entertainment; $15.99 Rated T+ for teens 13 and up The trade paperback collection of juvenile fiction juggernaut R.L. Stine’s recent five-issue Man-Thing miniseries contains a brief prose introduction from the author that contains some downright shocking information. Stine writes that […]