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Preview: Regular Show: Skips #1

Brigid Alverson
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BOOM! Studios debuts another new series this week: Regular Show: Skips, which is a spinoff of their regular Regular Show series, based on the Cartoon Network show. In case you’re coming late to the party, the show, which has kind of an Adventure Time vibe, is about a blue jay and a raccoon who are [...]

This Week’s Comics: Equestria Spooktacular

Lori Henderson
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As ghosts, ghouls and goblins come out to play, rein in all that mischief with some great comics! Get more Herobear and the Kid with the special Annual from BOOM! Studios. Dark Horse Comics has the third part of Avatar the Last Airbender: The Search, and Papercutz releases a true classic with Classics Illustrated Aesop’s [...]

Preview: Adventure Time Spooktacular

Brigid Alverson
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The Adventure Time cartoon seems to be infinitely changeable, so it’s not surprising that they get their scare on for Halloween. Here’s a look at Adventure Time Spooktacular #1, which is out in comics shops today from BOOM! Studios. This issue includes four stories and a preview of the Steven Universe comic, which is based [...]

Review: Adventure Time with Finn and Jake #1-4

Lori Henderson
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The Lich King is back, and nothing will stand between him and the total destruction of the Land of Ooo. Nothing, that is, but adventuring heroes Finn and Jake! Facing their most destructive foe yet, Finn and Jake must find a way to stop him, and it may just take the combined strength of Ice [...]

Preview: Peanuts #12

Brigid Alverson
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BOOM! Studios has been publishing new Peanuts comics, which isn’t as odd as it sounds—back when the creator of Peanuts, Charles Schulz, was still alive, there was a monthly comic that was done by other people. So there’s precedent for this. Here’s the blurb for Peanuts #12, which came out this past week: Taking on [...]

Preview: Herobear and the Kid: The Inheritance #1

Brigid Alverson
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Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid is one of those timeless stories with a touch of magic to it. Ten-year-old Tyler’s grandfather has just died, leaving him a stuffed bear and a pocket watch as his inheritance. Tyler’s family has just moved into his grandfather’s house, which means Tyler is starting at a new school—and [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #16

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s a look at Adventure Time #16, fresh out this week from BOOM! Studios! As always, this issue is written by Ryan North and illustrated by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, and if you have been dragging your feet on this series, this is a good issue to start with, as it kicks off a [...]

This Week’s Comics: Double the Boom!

Lori Henderson
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If you like to wait for trade paperbacks, this week’s list is a treasure trove of titles! The fifth trade for Mega Man comes out this week from Archie Comics. BOOM! Studios has two for the adventurer and cat lover with the collection of Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens and Garfield, and IDW [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #14

Brigid Alverson
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This month’s Adventure Time #14 wraps up two stories. Finn, Jake, and Princess Marcelline battle a virtual monster in the main arc, written by Ryan North and illustrated by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline, and Finn dodges his fate as the Princess of Rad Hats in a side story by Crogan’s Adventures creator Chris Schweizer. [...]

Review: Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake #1

Lori Henderson
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Adventure Time is a cartoon series that is popular with both boys and girls. In its third season they did a one-off episode that gender-swapped all the characters, which surprisingly became one of their most popular episodes. I know my kids loved it. When we went to Wondercon last year, there was a lot of [...]