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Preview: Adventure Time #16


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!

Adventure Time playing OGN

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


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


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 […]

Interview: Roger Langridge on Popeye

langridge popeye cover

Given Popeye’s penchant for mumbling and mangling pronunciations, one almost never knows what’s going to come out of the sailor’s misshapen mouth—unless the one in question is cartoonist Roger Langridge, who has been putting words into Popeye’s mouth as the writer of IDW’s new Popeye comic book series. Langridge has been making comics since the […]

Preview: Snarked #12: The final issue


The 12th issue of Snarked will be out in comics shops next week, and writer and artist Roger Langridge said on his blog this week that this will be the last issue, at least for now: I’ll be sorry to see the Walrus and Carpenter go off into the sunset, though I’m happy that the […]

Preview: Garfield #5


Here’s a sneak peek at the latest Garfield comic, due out next Wednesday from BOOM! Studios. Written by comics veteran Mark Evanier and illustrated by Gary Barker and Mike DeCarlo, this 32-page issue includes two full-length stories plus one short one. Enjoy! (Click on images to enlarge.)

Preview: Peanuts, vol. 2, #1


BOOM! Studios launched their new line of Peanuts comics a little while, and if that seems rather audacious, given that Charles Schulz was the sole author of the newspaper strip, consider this: I attended the Peanuts panel at San Diego Comic-Con, where I learned, to my surprise, that there were Peanuts comic books in the […]

Preview: Adventure Time #5


A new story arc debuts in Adventure Time #5, which is available now in comics stores. Based on the Cartoon Network show, the Adventure Time comic has quickly developed a following, in part because of its stable of talented artists and writers (this issue features variant covers by Eleanor Davis (Stinky), James Kochalka (Johnny Boo), […]

Preview: Ice Age: Where There’s Thunder


Manny, Sid, and Diego are back, and heading out for another adventure after the continent is set adrift, in Ice Age: Where There’s Thunder, the third Ice Age comic from BOOM! Studios, written by Caleb Monroe and with art by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb, the team that also does BOOM!’s hugely popular Adventure Time […]