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Links: Pokemon Goes to the Library

A recent Facebook post from the Thomas J. Harrison Pryor Public Library in Oklahoma.

Things are a little slow this week, as the collective comics industry is busy getting ready for Comic-Con in San Diego. Expect a tsunami of press releases starting Monday; in the meantime, here’s what’s going on. If you’re still puzzling about the Pokemon Go phenomenon, check out the great library-focused explainer by Carla Spina right […]

Review: ‘Birdsong’

Birdsong Writer/artist: James Sturm Toon Books; $12.95 Level One Cartoonist James Sturm’s contribution to Toon Books’ line of comics for kids of all ages is, in fact, not a comic book at all. It is related to the medium though, and is Sturm’s attempt to introduce young readers to the Japanese “paper theater,” an important […]

Interview: Hope Larson on ‘Compass South’

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Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock’s Compass South: Four Points is an adventure-filled graphic novel starring not one but two sets of red-headed twins who are making their way to San Francisco in the mid-19th century in hopes of convincing a rich man that they are his children. This is no travelogue, though; the twins are […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #71

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Scooby and the gang join the army—to look for a ghost that’s haunting the base—in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #71. Check out our exclusive preview below, and then read the rest of the story when the comic comes out on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: New ‘Little Archie’ Story by Bob Bolling

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We have a special treat for you today: A preview of a new Little Archie story by Bob Bolling, who is probably the best known of the Little Archie creators. It’s the lead story in Archie’s Funhouse Summer Annual #21, which will be out in comic shops on Wednesday. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Mega Peanuts

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The summer days will fly by with so many great comics being released this week. Papercutz releases the first graphic novel based on the Cartoon Network series Pig Goat Banana Cricket. Titan Entertainment celebrates another year of Doctor Who comics and the 50th anniversary of the Cybermen with its latest event “Supremacy of the Cybermen,” […]

Harvey Award Nominees Announced

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The nominations for the Harvey Awards, which are nominated and voted on by comics professionals, have been announced, and a number of works for younger readers have made the cut. Here are the nominations for works that are good choices for readers 16 and under. (Giant Days, which is nominated in the best graphic novels […]

Review: ‘Jughead’ Vol. 1

Jughead Vol. 1 Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Erica Henderson Archie Comics; $19.99 Rated Teen When Archie Comics decided to remake their red-headed company namesake in a brand-new comic book in 2015, it was a pretty drastic move, one entailing a new look, a new format and the courting of a new, wider audience. They turned […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Double Digest’ #270

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Here’s some Archie fun to start your holiday weekend! In Tom DeFalco and Dan Parent’s new lead story for Archie Comics Double Digest, Archie tries to crash a model shoot! Check it out and sample a classic Archie tale in our exclusive preview. The comic goes on sale on July 6. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Super Hero Dreams

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A long weekend, BBQ, and fireworks can only be topped off by some books from this week’s new releases. Arcana Studio releases the “Totally Pawesome Edition” of Cat Named Haiku with lots of special features. Graphix goes super silly in Gary’s Garden, while Space Goat Publishing goes back to school with Monster Elementary. The List: […]