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Review: ‘Love: The Tiger’

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Love: The Tiger Written by Frédéric Brrémaud Drawn by Federico Bertolucci Magnetic Press; $18 This beautifully drawn, oversized hardcover is a typical, day-in-the-life narrative—but that of a magnificent creature that doesn’t really have typical days. For a tiger, like all wild animals, every day is a constant struggle to find enough food and water to […]

This Week’s Comics: Gronk Assemble

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Escape the continuing wacky weather with some comics from this week’s new releases. Archie Comics takes a stay-cation with Betty And Veronica Friends Comic Double Digest #243. IDW Publishing releases the second Angry Birds Comics trade, and Marvel Comics completes their Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy mini-series to keep piling on the MCU magic. […]

Review: ‘Lumberjanes,’ vol. 1

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At Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hard-core Lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed Foxes. Secret Caves. Anagrams. Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are five, rad, butt-kicking best pals determined to have an awesome summer together…and they’re not gonna let a magical quest or array of supernatural critters get […]

Book Trailer Premiere: Dragons Beware!

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Rafael Rosado and Jorge Aguirre’s Giants Beware was a huge hit a few years ago (here’s Mike’s review), and now they’re back with a sequel, Dragons Beware, which debuted this week. Cory Doctorow sings its praises, and shows off the first few pages, at BoingBoing, and here at GC4K, we have a really cute trailer […]

Review: ‘Darth Vader and Friends’

Darth Vader and Friends By Jeffrey Brown Chronicle Books; $14.95 Yes, the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, California just wrapped up, the new Star Wars: Battlefront video game looks incredible, and there was a new trailer for this year’s Episode VII, featuring Old Han Solo and Chewbacca. And that’s all well and good, but […]

The Week’s Comics: The Legend of Wonder

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Enjoy some of the classics with this week’s new releases. Archie Comics releases a HUGE collection of some of the best stories from the title’s seven-decade run in Archie 1000-Page Comics Blow-Out. DC Comics has a new Scooby-Doo Team-Up with the gang meeting the gang from Johnny Quest, and Simon & Schuster releases Meet The […]

Special Preview: Svetlana Chmakova’s ‘Awkward’

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We’re big Svetlana Chmakova fans here, going back to her Tokyopop days (Dramacon) and even earlier. After Dramacon, she moved to Yen Press, where she did Nightschool and then an adaptation of James Patterson’s Witch and Wizard. Now she’s back with something new: Awkward, a middle-school comedy that looks like it’s pitched at somewhat younger […]

Review: Benjamin Bear in Brain Storms!

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Benjamin Bear in Brain Storms! By Philippe Coudray Toon Books; $13 Does familiarity really breed contempt? Because this is the third Toon Books collection of French artist Philippe Coudray’s one-page Benjamin Bear gag comics, and I’m certainly not feeling anything in the general vicinity of contempt for the cartoonist, cartoons or character yet. Quite the […]

Kids Vote on Their Favourite Graphic Novels

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Award programs like the Children’s Book Council’s Children’s Choice Book Awards and the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading Awards give kids the opportunity to read and vote on their favorite books. Both programs do an amazing job of generating excitement around reading and make kids feel like their opinions on books are important. Luckily, […]

Links: Magical Girls, Little Robot, and Dragons Beware

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Jillian Tamaki, who collaborated with her cousin Mariko on Skim and This One Summer, talks about her solo book SuperMutant Magic Academy, which will be out soon. Rafael Rosado, the artist and co-creator of Giants Beware and its upcoming sequel Dragons Beware, talks about his evolution as an artist and how his work as an […]