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This Week’s Comics: One Trick Scout

One Trick Pony

Your friends will be green with envy as you spring into some of this week’s new releases. First Second releases the next volume in the Olympians series with the nature-loving goddess Artemis. Oni Press collects their balancing-of-nature series Mighty Zodiac while Viz Media returns to Hyrule for the third volume of the Legend of Zelda […]

This Week’s Comics: Secret Deviations

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Prepare for more daylight hours with some of the titles from this week’s new releases! BOOM! Studios completes another Jim Henson’s The Storyteller series with Giants #4 which features an Arabic tale. Joe Books will keep the pirate love alive until the new movie comes out in May with Disney Pirates of the Caribbean #4, […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #79

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Mystery meets magic in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #79, when the Mystery, Inc. gang mix it up with a bunch of magicians: Mystic Mansion will reveal all of its secrets when the gang heads to the world’s premier destination for magic and illusions. After arriving at the cryptic castle they find themselves part of a […]

Review: ‘Jughead’ Vol. 2

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Jughead, vol. 2 Writers: Chip Zdarsky and Ryan North Artist: Derek Charm Archie Comics; $17.99 Rated Teen The first collected volume of the new Jughead comic proved to be a perfect companion title to the new Archie comic, discarding the romance and teen drama to focus exclusively on the jokes and gags, as befits a […]

Review: ‘Road To Riverdale’

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Road To Riverdale Writers: Mark Waid, Chip Zdarsky, Adam Hughes and others Artists: Fiona Staples, Erica Henderson, Hughes and others Archie Comics; $14.99 Rated Teen The title of this special trade paperback collection suggests that its contents are the inspiration for the CW’s fairly bonkers new television series Riverdale, a sort of sexy teen noir […]

This Week’s Comics: Love Guaranteed

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March into some exciting titles from this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment continues to bark up the fun with issue 6 of Action Lab Dog of Wonder. If you missed out on the Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy crossover, Boom! Studios! is releasing the collected trade. And, after a nearly two year hiatus, Cardfight! Vanguard from Vertical […]

Fontana and Garbowska on ‘Super Hero Girls’—and Dinosaurs

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DC’s Super Hero Girls comics imagine what some of the most iconic female characters—Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and even Harley Quinn—would be like if they all went to the same middle school. We talked to writer Shea Fontana and artist Agnes Garbowska about the series a few weeks ago, and now that they are coming […]

Review: ‘Future Quest’ Vol. 1

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Future Quest, vol. 1 Writer: Jeff Parker Artists: Evan Shaner, Steve Rude and others DC Comics; $16.99 DC Comics and Hanna-Barbera share an owner in Warner Bros, and the former has been publishing comics starring the latter’s Scooby-Doo character for years now. Last year, DC began an ambitious—and deeply weird—mini-line of comics starring various Hanna-Barbera […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #7

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Let’s start the week with some retro Archie! Archie Comics is celebrating three-quarters of a century of Archie and his pals, and they are pulling some old and not-so-old stories out of the vault, along with bonus art and other extras, for a series of anniversary digests. Here’s an exclusive preview of Archie 75th Anniversary […]

This Week’s Comics: Myth and Science

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This week’s new releases are ready to take you on a journey through time and magic. BOOM! Studios releases the official sequel to the original fantasy film with Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1. First Second Books sets out to sweep readers through time with Time Museum Volume 1, while Marvel Comics […]