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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 […]

Wondercon 2017: IDW’s Hey Kids! (of All Ages) Comics Panel

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Editor’s note: GC4K writer Lori Henderson attended this year’s WonderCon, which took place on March 31-April 2 in Anaheim, California. This week we will publish several writeups of the panels she attended there, which featured editors and comics creators from different publishers discussing their work. Sunday at Wondercon is Kids Day and is always filled […]

Review: ‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures’

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Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures Writer: Matthew K. Manning Artists: Jon Sommariva and Sean Parsons IDW Publishing; $19.99 Last year’s unlikely Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover series played it safe and straight, and was perhaps as earnest a story featuring such wildly divergent franchises as possible. That had the unfortunate side effect of making it […]

Review: ‘Jem and The Holograms: Showtime’

Jem and The Holograms: Showtime Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Sophie Campbell IDW Publishing; $19.99 Jem and The Holograms began life as a 1980s Hasbro toy line with an accompanying cartoon series from Marvel Productions and Sunbow Productions, the same trinity of companies responsible for other ’80s toy/cartoon juggernauts G.I. Joe and The Transformers. Where Jem […]

Review: Jem and the Holograms #1

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At the beginning of March, I wrote about the reboot of the 80s cartoon Jem and the Holograms as a comic. At the time, I was skeptical about the reboot. Jem and the Holograms is a treasured memory from my childhood and I didn’t want to see it ruined. Fortunately, IDW put the book into […]