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Review: ‘Terrible Lizard’

Terrible Lizard Written by Cullen Bunn Art by Drew Moss Oni Press; $20 The meaner, snarkier part of my critic’s brain can’t help but wish Cullen Bunn and Drew Moss’ comic book about a little girl and the Tyrannosaurus Rex she befriends was a great deal worse, if only so that it could legitimately be […]

Review: Princess Ugg, vol. 1

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Princess Ugg Vol. 1 Written and drawn by Ted Naifeh Oni Press, $15.99 Ted Naifeh, the cartoonist creator of the charming Courtney Crumrin comics, has returned with a new heroine who has little in common with her noseless, sharp-featured, black-and-white forebearer. Her name is Princess Ulga—”Ugg” is a derisive nickname her peers at Princess School […]

Review: ‘Terrible Lizard’ #1

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This November, Oni Press is launching a new, five-issue series by Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun) and Drew Moss, Terrible Lizard, which sets out to be a mix of action, adventure, and a fantastic array of monsters. Terrible Lizard #1 By Cullen Bunn and Drew Moss Oni Press, November 2014 32 pp. $3.99 Recommended for […]

Review: I Was the Cat

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Have you ever looked at a cat and wondered what it was thinking? What would it say if it could talk? Would you really want to know? There are a lot of cartoon and pictures of cats captioned with their “thoughts” of taking over the world. The movie Cats and Dogs had cats as the […]

Princess Ugg Launches from Oni Press

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Princesses and axes, two great things that go great together! Ted Naifeh, the creator of the Eisner-Award nominated series Courtney Crumrin, returns to Oni Press with a new ongoing series. Princess Ugg was announced at New York Comic Con last October at the Oni Press Panel. This new floppy comic series follows Princess Ülga, a […]

This Week’s Comics: Mermin Princesses

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Keep the holidays swinging with some new comics from this week’s list! Action Lab Entertainment is giving you another chance to pick up the first issue of Princeless for the low, low price of $1.00. Don’t pass up this series or price! BOOM! Studios finishes the first Herobear and the Kid mini-series, and Papercutz has […]

Review: Courtney Crumrin, Volumes 1 and 2

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Things aren’t going so well for Courtney Crumrin. Thanks to her parents overloading their credit cards, they have accepted an offer to move to the wealthy suburb of Hillsborough and live rent free with their creepy old uncle, Aloysius. On top of dealing with rich, snobby classmates and a new home that is musty and […]

Interview: Joey Weiser on Mermin Vol. 1

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Cartoonist Joey Weiser’s latest work, Mermin Vol. 1: Out of Water, is about as close to a literal fish-out-of-water story as one would probably want to encounter in a comic book. After the title character, a young mer-boy, rescues a young surface-dweller boy from a shark, he’s invited to stay with the boy’s family and […]

Review: Crogan’s Loyalty by Chris Schweizer

Crogan’s Loyalty Written and Illustrated by Chris Schweizer Oni Press, 2012 ISBN 978-1-934964-40-8. The adventures of the Crogan family continue… Since the first book in the series, Crogan’s Vengeance, was released in 2008, Chris Schweizer has set out to tell the ambitious family history of the Crogans from the days of pirates, with “Catfoot” Crogan, […]

Discussion: The Sidescrollers controversy

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Last week, a Connecticut mother objected to the inclusion of Matt Loux’s Sidescrollers on a summer reading list for incoming high school freshmen. Loux responded in an interview with the local Fox affiliate. The book, which was published in 2006, revolves around the hijinks of three recent high school graduates who team up to thwart […]