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Review: ‘Olympians, vol. 9: Artemis’

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It feels like yesterday that I was hearing about a new graphic novel series featuring the Greek gods in comic form, and now we’re up to number nine in a planned series of 12. And still it doesn’t disappoint! I admit, I’ve been negligent with this series and have missed a couple of titles—I keep […]

New York Times to Eliminate Graphic Novels Best Seller List

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Thursday’s news of the shrinking of the New York Times graphic novel best seller lists was quickly eclipsed by other events in the news. So, in case you missed it, New York Times Book Review editor, Pamela Paul, announced that a number of the New York Times best seller lists will be discontinued. Among the […]

Review: ‘Superman Vol. 1: Son of Superman’

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Superman Vol. 1: Son of Superman Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason Art by Patrick Gleason, Doug Mahnke, Jorge Jimenez and others DC Comics; $16.99 Rated T for Teen The now twice-monthly Superman title is maybe the all-around best book of DC Comics’ 2016 “Rebirth”-branded relaunch initiative, in which they renumbered all their […]

This Week’s Comics: Voltron ’66

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Pick up some YALSA 2017 Great Graphic Novels for Teens-inspired titles from this week’s new releases. It’s little surprise that BOOM! Studios’ Lumberjanes returns with two volumes that are continued in this week’s issue #34, but IDW’s Jem and the Holograms debuts with their first volume while issue #23 finishes up the latest story arc. […]

Review: ‘Jedi Academy: A New Class’

Jedi Academy: A New Class By Jarrett J. Krosoczka Scholastic; $12.99 When it comes to Star Wars, three has always been something of a magic number, with the film franchise conceived as a trilogy of trilogies. It makes sense then that cartoonist Jeffrey Brown would stop at three Jedi Academy books, following his original with […]

Review: ‘Bera the One-headed Troll’

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Bera the One-headed Troll By Eric Orchard First Second; $17.99 The title of Eric Orchard’s fantasy adventure comic is a rather clever little gag in its own right, as trolls of Bera’s kind often have multiple heads, even if having only one head is the default state for everyone who makes up the reading audience […]

March v. 3 sweeps the ALA Youth Media Awards

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In the last few weeks, John Lewis has garnered much media attention for his boycott of the 2017 Presidential inauguration. But today, Lewis is in the news for the multiple awards for the third volume in the March trilogy. This morning, in Atlanta, Georgia the 2017 ALA Youth Media awards were announced the ALA YMA and […]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #22

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We’re starting the week on a light note, with an exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #22. In this issue, the gang are enjoying a rock concert when Frankenstein Jr. starts doing an Attack on Titan number on the stadium: He might look monstrous, but the robotic Frankenstein Jr. is really a force for justice—at least, […]

This Week’s Comics: Peculiar Rebels

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It’s a soft week in new releases this week, but there are still some outstanding standouts. Action Lab Entertainment continues Miraculous with some wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey elements. IDW Publishing releases the first issue in a new Angry Birds Comics, Game Play, while Titan Entertainment Group has its own transtemporal mystery tour with the ongoing Doctor Who […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Time Shifters’ Free Comic Book Day Comic

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Today we have an exclusive preview of the Scholastic Graphix comic for Free Comic Book Day: Time Shifters. The creator is Chris Grine, and the FCBD comic is a preview of the full-lengh Time Shifters graphic novel, which will be out on May 30. Here’s the catalog info: When Luke investigates an eerie blue glow […]