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Exclusive Preview: World of Archie Double Digest #65

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The Riverdale gang kicks off the weekend with some winter chores: In Dan Parent’s new lead story for World of Archie Double Digest #65, Jughead’s plan to remove the ice from the Lodge mansion’s front steps backfires spectacularly. The digest goes on sale in comic shops on December 28. Enjoy!

Here’s the Lineup for Free Comic Book Day 2017

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As 2016 winds down, the folks behind Free Comic Book Day have announced next year’s lineup, which will include everything from Barbie to Bad Machinery. Free Comic Book Day will be Saturday, May 6, 2017, and on that day, comic shops will offer a selection of specially produced comics for free as a way to […]

Quick Reviews: Bro-Bots, Big Nate, and More!

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The holidays are right around the corner, so here’s a handful of quick takes on some kids’ graphic novels that would make great gifts—or excellent additions to any library. Brief Histories of Everyday Objects, by Andy Warner Picador, $20 Ages 10 Up This is my favorite book right now, and when my nieces and nephew […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #19

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Let’s kick off this pre-holiday Monday with an exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go #19. Here’s the scoop: The prank war to end all prank wars has erupted in Titans Tower, but for some reason, Beast Boy seems to be out-pranking everyone—he even dodged Cyborg’s barrage of stankballs. It’s like he knows what pranks are […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Jughead and Archie Winter Annual’ #24

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It’s snowing in Riverdale, and the gang are enjoying the season in Jughead and Archie Winter Annual #24. In the new lead story, written and penciled by Dan Parent, Archie and Jughead take Jughead’s little sister Jellybean sledding, and in two classic stories, we see Archie mess up skating (even when he’s not on the […]

This Week’s’ Comics: Merry Stoogemas

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Take a break from decking the halls with some of the new releases out this week. BOOM! Studios releases Steven Universe 2016 Special, featuring the citizens of Beach City. Over at DC Comics, Scooby Doo Where Are You #76 gets literary as the gang investigates a library haunted by the ghosts of Shakespeare and Edgar […]

Angouleme Youth Award Finalists Announced

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The finalists have been announced for the Angoulême International Comics Festival’s Prix Jeunesse, which will be awarded at the festival itself, held in Angoulême, France, in January. Angoulême is a truly international festival, and the nominees reflect the interest the French audience has in imported graphic novels; at the same time, French graphic novels are […]

Review: ‘Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea’

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Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea By Ben Clanton Tundra; $7.99 Narwhal the narwhal and Jelly the jellyfish might seem like unlikely friends, but the pair have a few things in common. First and foremost, they share a love of waffles, which one might think would be a true rarity given the watery, unfriendly-to-waffles habitats of […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest’ #249

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The ice-fishing craze hits Riverdale in Dan Parent’s new lead story for Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #249. What, you didn’t know there was an ice fishing craze? Where’ve ya been? Learn more and have a couple of chuckles besides in our exclusive preview. The digest goes on sale in comic shops on Wednesday. […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #252

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Why are Betty and Veronica putting up Halloween decorations in December? Learn the answers to these and many other important questions in Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #252, on sale in comic shops next Wednesday. In the meantime, you can satisfy your curiosity about the window stickers by reading our preview of Dan […]