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Blog Tour: Gene Luen Yang on Coding

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In addition to being an award-winning cartoonist, MacArthur Fellow, and the Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang is a former high school computer science teacher, and he brought that expertise in both coding and writing to his graphic novel series Secret Coders (ably illustrated by Mike Holmes). So of course he’s going to […]

Interview: First Second Designer Andrew Arnold

Andrew Arnold has a dual career: He’s the new (since August) associate director of art and design for the graphic novel imprint First Second, and he’s also a comics creator himself—he is one of the co-authors of Adventures in Cartooning (together with James Sturm and Alexis Frederick-Frost) and its many sequels and spinoffs. First Second, […]

2016 Good Comics for Kids Holiday Gift Guide

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, and perhaps you’ve finished most of your holiday shopping, but there’s always the last minute gift or the small “stocking stuffer,” you want to get. So here are our suggestions for the 2016 Holiday Season for the book lover and/or comic fan in your life. Fruits Basket Collectors […]

Review: ‘Hilda and The Stone Forest’

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Hilda and The Stone Forest By Luke Pearson Flying Eye Books; $19.95 If you have any interest at all in comics, especially those well suited for kids, then chances are you are already quite familiar with cartoonist Luke Pearson’s Hilda character, star of a series of graphic novels. And even if you haven’t read them […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #234

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Time for more comics fun with our exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #234: Yosemite Sam, that crooked riverboat gambler, is an old hand at dealing off the bottom, top and even the sides of the deck, so he figures Porky Pig will be an easy mark in a rigged game of poker. After all, Porky […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #4

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Archie Comics has been emptying out the vaults over the past year to celebrate its 75th anniversary with a whole slew of digests and collections. This latest one, Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #4, celebrates Betty and Veronica, and it will be out on Wednesday in comic shops. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Merry Poke-Christmas

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Can’t take one more dinner with some form of turkey? Escape in one of the new releases from this week’s comics list. Stay in the spooky spirit with Spookhouse #2 from Albatross Funnybooks. BOOM! Studios releases a new Adventure Time graphic novel following Bunny Girl Jo in Islands, and Bongo Comics gets in the holiday […]

Links: Best of the Year, Read-Alikes, and Coming Attractions

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2016 was a tough year in a lot of ways, but it was a great year for graphic novels. Check out our list of the top ten graphic novels of the year, which includes plenty of good old-fashioned adventure stories and one very serious and important graphic novel, March: Book Three. There’s lots of good […]

Monet’s Mouse the Star of New Kickstarter

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Uncivilized Books, a longtime publisher of literary and alternative graphic novels, is running a Kickstarter campaign right now to fund the launch of their children’s imprint, Odod, and the lineup is impressive. For starters, they are plan to publish the four-volume graphic novel series Musnet, by the French artist Kickliy. Musnet is a coming-of-age story […]

Review: ‘Diary of a Tokyo Teen’

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Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes By Christine Mari Inzer Tuttle; $14.99 Given its prominent role in our pop culture, Japan is a place of deep fascination for many young people, especially those immersed in comics, animation, and video games. It […]