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This Week’s Comics: Epic Adventures

Mickey Mouse Gift of Sun Lord

Winter weather got you down? Perk yourself up with some of this week’s new releases! Action Lab Entertainment concludes the “Crow King Saga” in Hero Cats #9. IDW PUblishing brings back Angry Birds Comics with a new issue #1, while Titan Comics starts a new season of Doctor Who with The Twelfth Doctor Year Two. […]

Gene Luen Yang Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

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On Monday, the Children’s Book Council in conjunction with the Every Child a Reader, and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress announced that graphic novel creator Gene Luen Yang will be the next National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Yang is no stranger to breaking barriers in the children’s and YA […]

Cover Reveal: ‘Into the Outlands’

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We’re happy to present the first look at the cover of Into the Outlands: Quirk’s Quest, by Robert Christie and Deborah Lang, which will be published by First Second in Fall 2016. You can see more—including the comic itself, which is being posted as a webcomic—at Crutonia.com, but here’s a quick overview: Captain Quenterindy Quirk […]

Capstone Has Fun with DC Superheroes

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Capstone, which publishes books primarily aimed at the library and graphic novel market, has been producing a lot of books featuring DC superheroes—Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Justice League—over the past few years. One part of their publishing program is producing oversized, hardcover edition of kid-friendly DC comics, including Franco Aureliani and Art Baltazar’s Tiny […]

This Week’s Comics: Mega Cadets

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Ring in the new year with all the great new releases this week. BOOM! Studios has a new one-shot for Clarence, titled Rest Stops. Marvel Comics welcomes back Rocket Raccoon And Groot, together again in their own ongoing series, and Seven Seas Entertainment brings to an end their long-running original English language manga Amazing Agent […]

Review: Little Robot

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As the 2016 new releases start to flood the market, here’s a look at some of the titles we didn’t have a chance to review. Little Robot By Ben Hatke. First Second Books. 2015. ISBN 9781626720800 HC, $16.99. 136pp. Grades 2 and up Little Robot is by the artist best known for Zita the Space […]

Links: Angouleme Selections Include ‘Nimona,’ ‘Walker Bean’

The official selections for the Angouleme International Comics Festival have been announced, and a number of children’s and YA books, including Nimona, Ms. Marvel, and The Unsinkable Walker Bean, have made the cut. Jennifer Sheehan does a thorough job of reporting on a comics course offered at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania, interviewing the […]

Colleen Doran to Illustrate Neil Gaiman’s ‘Troll Bridge’

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Here’s something to look forward to in the New Year: Dark Horse has announced that Colleen Doran (A Distant Soil, Sandman) will adapt Neil Gaiman’s short story Troll Bridge into graphic novel form. The book comes out next September; the full press release is below. As announced last week, Dark Horse Books is pleased to […]

This Week’s Comics: Batman From U.N.C.L.E.

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Looking for something to use that Christmas money/gift card on? Look no further than this week’s new releases. Ape Entertainment returns with a new issue of Sesame Street filled with science and dinosaurs! BOOM! Studios has a few trades including Teen Dog, and Titan Comics finishes up the first year of Doctor Who: The Twelfth […]

Preview: ‘The Legend of Wonder Woman’ #7

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Here’s a sneak peek at the digital-first comic The Legend of Wonder Woman #7: Themyscira is alive with the sounds of Amazons on the hunt. Will they find their prey before Diana has a chance to rescue the outsider who fell from the sky? If you like what you see, it’s out on December 24 […]