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WonderCon Anaheim 2013: The Panel that Almost Wasn’t


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


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 […]

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: 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 […]

Links: In the good ol’ summertime

ICv2 reports that July 2012 comic book sales were robust, up 22% over the same time last year. Graphic novel sales were also strong, too, with a 16% increase from July 2011. Although this summer’s crop of superhero movies may have sparked a few sales, the bump can be attributed, in part, to the release […]

Links: SDCC 2012 round-up


Wondering what new kid-friendly comics you might see in the next year, or who won the Eisner for Best Publication for Kids? We’ve got you covered! Below is a round-up of the major news stories to emerge from this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Cuteness alert! Skottie Young (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz) has been […]

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: Snarked #5


Roger Langridge’s comics series Snarked is a lighthearted take on an already lighthearted original, Lewis Carroll’s poem “The Walrus and The Carpenter.” In these comics, Langridge (the writer of BOOM!’s Muppet Show comics and the upcoming Popeye series from IDW) transforms them into a pair of con men, one wily, one… not so much. Snarked […]

Preview: Adventure Time #1


This week, BOOM! Studios debuted a new comic, Adventure Time, based on the Cartoon Network television series of the same name—but with all new stories. Written by Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics—N.B.: This is not a kids’ comic!) and illustrated by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb (Ice Age: Iced In), with a short extra story by […]