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Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #231

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We’re kicking off the weekend a little early today with an exclusive first look at Looney Tunes #231, which will be out in comic shops on June 22. This story goes all meta on us: It’s Daffy Duck versus a comic book artist as Daffy gets erased and painted into the most unusual places and […]

Review: ‘A Goofy Guide to Penguins’

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A Goofy Guide to Penguins Writer: Jean-Luc Coudray Artist: Philippe Coudray Toon Books; $12.95 French cartoonist Phillipe Coudray has already produced a trio of books featuring incredibly clever gag strips starring his Benjamin Bear character for Toon Books. For his latest work from the publisher, he leaves the temperate forest and its funny, furry woodland […]

Review: ‘Kitaro: The Birth of Kitaro’

Kitaro: The Birth of Kitaro Writer/artist: Shigeru Mizuki Drawn and Quarterly; $12.95 The signature work of the late Shigeru Mizuki, who just passed away last year, was his GeGeGe no Kitaro/Hakaba no Kitaro comic. The series originally ran from 1960 to 1969 and starred Mizuki’s own idiosyncratic reinvention of a once-popular kamishibai/paper theater character. Mizuki’s […]

Interview: Ben Hatke on ‘Nobody Likes a Goblin’

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Ben Hatke is a versatile creator: In addition to the three-part Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel series, and the Eisner-nominated Little Robot, his repertoire also includes picture books. His latest book, Nobody Likes a Goblin, published by First Second, is a picture book with a comics sensibility—the words and pictures work together to tell the […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Summer Annual’ #244

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Here’s another Saturday morning preview to brighten your weekend! Magic is in the air when Betty and Veronica find a genie on the beach in the lead story, written and penciled by Archie veteran Dan Parent, in Betty & Veronica Summer Annual #244. We have some pages of classic stories for you as well. The […]

This Week’s Comics: Panther Crossing

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Who let the dogs (and cats) out on this week’s new releases? Action Lab Entertainment introduces a new dog superhero in Spot On Adventure, Vol 1. DC Comics sends Scooby and the gang back to school as everyone else is getting out in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #70, while Dark Horse Comics releases the third […]

Review: Child Soldier

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This title offers young readers a glimpse of a turbulent region that is in another part of the world—but it’s not for sensitive readers. Child Soldier: When boys and Girls are used in War By Jessica Dee Humphreys & Michel Chikwanine. Claudia Davila Kids Can Press. 2015. ISBN 9781771381260 hc, $17.95. 48pp. Grades 5 and […]

Review: ‘The Nameless City Vol. 1′

The Nameless City Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Faith Erin Hicks First Second; $14.99 One-time webcomics creator Faith Erin Hicks’ first published work was the 2007 graphic novel Zombies Calling, and over the course of the nine years since, she’s proved to be a particularly prolific creator, both writing and drawing her own work (original graphic novels […]

Interview: Steven T. Seagle and Jason Adam Katzenstein on ‘Camp Midnight’

What’s worse than being sent off to summer camp against your will? Being sent to a summer camp full of monsters! That’s what happens to Skye, the heroine of Steven T. Seagle and Jason Adam Katzenstein’s Camp Midnight, which came out in April from Image Comics’ Man of Action imprint. Seagle is the co-creator of […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Double Digest’ #269

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Archie and Jughead set up a dog-washing business in the all-new lead story to Archie Comics Double Digest #269, and as always, chaos and hilarity result. Enjoy our exclusive preview of this new story and a classic; the digest will be out in comic shops on June 8.