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Exclusive Preview: ‘World of Archie Summer Annual’ #59

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We’re kicking off the week with a preview of World of Archie Summer Annual #59, which features an Archie tale written by Tania Del Rio, who reinvented Sabrina the Teenage Witch in a manga style back in the 2000s, and drawn by prolific Archie writer and artist Dan Parent. Here’s the blurb: When Betty leads […]

This Week’s Comics: Goofy Baseball

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It’s another feast of fun books in this week’s new releases. Amulet Books releases the second volume of Rutabaga: The Adventure Chef. DC Comics wraps up their fantastic storyline “Year Book” in Gotham Academy #18 with some great guest creators, and IDW Publishing has a new Atomic Robo trade, collecting the storyline “Ring of Fire.” […]

Links: Children’s Book Week Roundup—and More!

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Here’s a fascinating story about James Sturm’s Birdsong, just published by TOON Books, which is based on the Japanese storytelling art called kamishibai—and is being used by other artists to create their own performances. The winners of the Children’s Choice Book Awards have been announced, and a graphic novel makes the cut: Judd Winick’s Hilo: […]

Gene Luen Yang Announces ‘Dragon Hoops’

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Gene Luen Yang has announced his next graphic novel, and it’s about… basketball. Yang will write and draw the book, Dragon Hoops, the true story of a Catholic school’s attempt to win the 2015 California state championships: Although Yang didn’t know much about basketball, he was fascinated by the dynamics of a diverse team at […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest’

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Our exclusive preview of Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest features a new lead story by writer J. Torres, author of Alison Dare, Bigfoot Boy, and, most recently, Zodiac Starforce. (He also did the Jinx graphic novel for Archie.) Art is by Tim and Pat Kennedy. A rollerblading double date threatens to embarrass Archie in front […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #69

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It’s Daphne and Velma like you’ve never seen them before! Scooby and the gang get mixed up with a scary roller derby team in this month’s issue, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #69: A night at the roller derby turns into rolling terror! The gang takes Daphne to see hometown favorites The Spooky City Sensations, but […]

‘Camp Midnight’ Creators to Make FCBD Appearances

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Saturday, May 7, is Free Comic Book Day, when comic shops offer a selection of specially printed comics for free (regular comics are not free!). Click here to find the nearest participating comic shop, and pay them a visit. Check with your local library, too, as a lot of libraries have special events. I rounded […]

This Week’s Comics: Cosmic Adventures Forever

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Give Mom some quiet time by keeping the kids engrossed with some of the books from this week’s list. DC Comics continues their Scooby-Doo Team-Up as issue #16 has the kids meeting the Marvel family. IDW Publishing collects the first five Johnny Boos in a Big Boo Box, and Marvel Comics lets Rocket Raccoon and […]

Review: March Grand Prix

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Kean Soo is well known for his contributions to the Flight Anthologies, but for me, his most well-known work is his wonderful comic Jellaby, which was originally published by Hyperion, and then later reprinted by Capstone/Stone Arch books. But luckily his partnership with Capstone didn’t end with reprinting his out of print titles. Instead they […]

Children’s Book Week Interview: Victoria Jamieson

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This week is Children’s Book Week, and John Patrick Green, creator of the soon-to-be-released Hippopotamister, is celebrating with a round of interviews with his fellow comics creators. Here at Good Comics for Kids, he is chatting with Victoria Jamieson, author of Roller Girl (a Newbery Honor book) and the upcoming The Great Pet Escape. If […]