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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: ‘Mickey Mouse: The Delta Dimension’ and ‘Donald Duck: Uncle Scrooge’s Money Rocket’

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Fantagraphics continues to expand its line of well curated, beautifully designed collections of classic Disney comics beyond their original Carl Barks and Floyd Gottfredson libraries. The publisher’s latest effort is the Disney Masters series, each volume of which features the work of a single international artist working in the long-form adventure tradition established and perfected […]

Review: ‘Mickey Mouse: Dark Mines of The Phantom Metal’

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Mickey Mouse: Dark Mines of The Phantom Metal Writer/artists: Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Romano Scarpa and others IDW Publishing; $12.99 The latest trade collection of IDW’s Mickey Mouse comics takes its very dramatic title from the lead story, which is the most fantastic and exotic of the three long-form action-adventure stories contained within the 120-page, six-by-nine-inch […]

Review: ‘Mickey’s Craziest Adventures’

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Mickey’s Craziest Adventures Writer: Lewis Trondheim Aritst: Keramidas IDW; $14.99 The conceit of this clever collaboration between Lewis Trondheim and Nicola Keramidas is that the pair discovered an incomplete “lost” spin-off comic of Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories entitled Mickey’s Quest, a series so forgotten that it was never archived at Disney, was never republished […]

Review: Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Color Sundays: “Call of the Wild”

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Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Color Sundays: “Call of the Wild” By Floyd Gottfredson Fantagraphics, $29.99 Running parallel to their complete collection of the daily comic strips of Floyd Gottfredson, who is to Mickey Mouse as Carl Barks is to Donald Duck, Fantagraphics is now collecting Gottfredson’s color Sunday strips, and this is the first of […]

Roundtable: Our favorite holiday graphic novels

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With the air filled with holiday tunes and the TV schedule filled with holiday specials, we thought it would be an opportune time to recommend some of our favorite holiday-themed graphic novels as well. I’ll start with Craig Yoe’s Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories. I love a big, colorful treasury like this, and […]

Links: Is the manga revolution over?

Tokyopop, once a trailblazer in the manga publishing field, has announced another round of layoffs. Among the casualties were Lillian Diaz-Pryzbyl, one of the company’s most talented editors, and Asako Suzuki, a relatively new hire who had played a key leadership role at CMX Manga. What the layoffs mean for Tokyopop is still unclear. Yesterday, […]