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‘Amazing World of Gumball’ comic to debut in June

Brigid Alverson
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BOOM! Studios has built up quite a line of all ages comics in its kaBOOM imprint, and The Amazing World of Gumball is a good example of how it works. It’s based on the Cartoon Network show of the same name, and it features the work of a well known webcomics creator—in this case, writer [...]

This Week’s Comics: Legends of Bee and Puppycat

Lori Henderson
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There are a lot of great comics out this week. BOOM! Studios continues their commitment to books for all ages with their new series Lumberjanes #2. Disney releases a double dose of graphic novels with original title Space Mountain and an adaptation of the movie Frankenweenie, and Oni Press continues their Special Editions of Courtney [...]

Preview: Adventure Time #25

Brigid Alverson
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Adventure Time celebrates its 25th issue, out today, with a guest artists Dustin Nguyen, Jess Fink, Jeffrey Brown, and Jim Rugg joining the regular team of writer Ryan North and artists Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb for a special issue that kicks of with… dinosaurs! And if you haven’t seen it already, check out this [...]

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 [...]

This Week’s Comics: The All Super Pet Edition

Lori Henderson
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Capstone is doing its part to get younger readers interested in superheroes with some board books out this week featuring Superman. Lerner Publishing releases the 10th volume of their adaptation of the The Little Prince, The Planet of Trainiacs, and Marvel has two Disney magazines aimed at young and tween girls, Girls Presents and Princess [...]

WonderCon Anaheim 2013: The Panel that Almost Wasn’t

Lori Henderson
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On Sunday at WonderCon Anaheim, BOOM! Studios’ all-ages imprint KaBOOM! was scheduled to have a panel about all-ages publishing and the newest addition to their line up, The Regular Show, which is based on the Cartoon Network series. This was the panel description: Redefining All-Ages Comics with KaBoom! As the leader in all-ages publishing, KaBOOM! [...]

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. [...]