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Review: ‘An Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of the Missing Marquess’

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An Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of the Missing Marquess By Serena Blasco, based on the novel by Nancy Springer IDW Publishing, $14.99 From 2006-2010, Nancy Springer wrote six YA mysteries about Enola Holmes, the younger sister of Sherlock. This graphic novel from IDW’s EuroComics imprint adapts the first. Enola has been living with her […]

Review: ‘Mickey and Donald’s Christmas Parade’

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Mickey and Donald’s Christmas Parade Writers: Byron Erickson, Otto Veenhoven, Kirsten de Graaf and others Artists: Mau Heymans, Robert van der Kroft, Stefano Ambrosio IDW Publishing; $14.99 Halloween is just over, but IDW Publishing has already assembled and released a solid collection of Christmas comics from around the world under the title of Mickey and […]

Review: ‘Usagi Yojimbo/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Collection’

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Usagi Yojimbo/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Collection Writer/artists: Stan Sakai and Peter Laird Dark Horse Books; $17.99 Last year IDW, the publisher that currently holds the license to publish comics starring Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters, enlisted Stan Sakai to create a brand-new, full-color crossover between the TMNT and […]

Review: ‘Underwhere’

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Underwhere Writers: Kevin Eastman and Paul Jenkins Artists: Kevin Eastman and Mark Martin IDW Publishing; $14.99 There are a handful of character design sketches in the back of this slim trade paperback volume that hint at the age and unusual provenance of its contents. Each of these drawings, many of which differ somewhat from the […]

Wondercon 2018: Sonic the Hedgehog Town Hall

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Back in July, 2017, Sega moved their flagship character, Sonic the Hedgehog, from Archie Comics, where the publisher has been creating stories for over 24 years, to IDW Publishing. As the new publisher, IDW Publishing held their first Town Hall about the move at New York Comic Con back in October 2017 with several of […]

Review: ‘Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Princess Leia’

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Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Princess Leia Writers: Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet Artist: Elsa Charretier IDW Publishing; $3.99 While the original Star Wars trilogy has always had many female fans, little girls who looked to the space opera for characters that looked like them had Leia and…that’s about it, unless you really wanted to […]

Review: ‘Duck Tales: Treasure Trove’

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Duck Tales: Treasure Trove Writers: Joe Caramagna and Joey Cavalieri Artists: Gianfranco Florio, Andrea Greppi, Luca Usai, and others IDW Publishing; $9.99 Disney’s Donald Duck and his nephews were originally created in the 1930s to star in works of animation. They proved so popular that their adventures were also chronicled in comic books, most notably […]

Review: ‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II’ #1

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Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Freddie Williams II DC Comics; $3.99 Rated T for Teen Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may sound like they go together about as well as some of the pizza toppings enjoyed by the latter in their original cartoon iteration—you know, marshmallows and pepperoni, […]

Review: ‘Walt Disney’s Christmas Classics’

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Walt Disney’s Christmas Classics Writers: Frank Reilly, Carl Fallberg and Floyd Norman Artists: Floyd Gottfredson, Richard Moore, Tony Strobl and others IDW Publishing; $39.99 One of the myriad ways in which American pop culture used to count down to Christmas was in the form of special Christmas-themed newspaper comic strips. From 1936 to 2010, the […]

Review: ‘Star Wars Adventures Vol. 1: Heroes of the Galaxy’

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Star Wars Adventures Vol. 1: Heroes of the Galaxy Writers: Landry Q. Walker, Cavan Scott, and others Artists: Derek Charm, Jon Sommariva and others IDW Publishing; $9.99 IDW Publishing was apparently pretty excited to get the license to publish new comics based on the Star Wars franchise, and who could blame them? The fact that […]