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This Week’s Comics: I Am Bat-Mite!

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It’s the end of an era in this week’s new releases. Archie Comics is rebooting their flagship title Archie, ending the original series this month on the ominous issue #666. IDW Publishing says goodbye to Samurai Jack with its final issue, #20. But don’t let those get you down. Marvel and DC have new all-ages […]

Hear About the Hottest Graphic Novels of Fall in the SLJ Webcast

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What’s looking good for the fall? Join me and a panel of publishing folk as we talk about the graphic novels that are coming out in the next few months from DC, Dark Horse, Archie Comics, Del Rey, Marvel, Titan, and Viz Media. We’ll be talking about movie adaptations, favorite characters from Batman to Buffy […]

Book Expo America 2015 (Part II)

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On Thursday, May 28th, I was lucky enough to be released from my regular duties as a middle school librarian so I could hop over to the City and spend a day at Book Expo America. I walked up and down the Convention Floor for five hours without a break. I only felt it when […]

Book Expo America 2015 (Part I)

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On Thursday, May 28th, I was lucky enough to be released from my regular duties as a middle school librarian so I could hop over to the City and spend a day at Book Expo America. The first thing I noticed when walking into the exhibit hall at BEA was that Star Wars was everywhere. […]

Preview: ‘Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard,’ vol. 3, #3

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How about a little Mouse Guard to finish out the weekend? Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard is a series of short stories set in the universe of David Petersen’s longer Mouse Guard story, and he has assembled a number of talented creators to tell them. Here’s the blurb: The mice at the June Alley […]

This Week’s Comics: Kid’s Universe

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Kick off the start of the summer season with some of this week’s new releases. BOOM! Studios has a new Bravest Warriors one-shot, Tales from the Holo John. Yes, it is what you think it is. DC Comics has the second volume of Batman Adventures, collecting 10 issues from the Batman The Animated Series inspired […]

Review: A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories

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What do a Duck and Mouse, a Cat, a Bunny, and two elderly Pigs have in common? All the wacky, wild, and funny adventures they go on both together and apart. Whether it’s painting a room, flying a plane, or just waiting for the bus, there are plenty of hijinks to be had. A Cat […]

Review: ‘Terrible Lizard’

Terrible Lizard Written by Cullen Bunn Art by Drew Moss Oni Press; $20 The meaner, snarkier part of my critic’s brain can’t help but wish Cullen Bunn and Drew Moss’ comic book about a little girl and the Tyrannosaurus Rex she befriends was a great deal worse, if only so that it could legitimately be […]

This Week’s Comics: Claudette and Aero-Girl

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Spend Memorial Day weekend taking in some rays while reading some of the books from this week’s new releases. Bongo Comics is ready for summer with some superhero action in Simpsons Summer Shindig #9. IDW Publishing releases the first issue of their new series Donald Duck, and Archie Comics prepares for its huge crossover event […]

First Dwayne McDuffie Award Shortlist Announced

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I’m honored to have been a judge for the inaugural year of this new award! Here’s the full press release. The first annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics will be announced at this year’s Kids Read Comics festival. Named for the highly respected comic book and animation writer and co-founder of Milestone Media who […]