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J. Caleb Mozzocco

About J. Caleb Mozzocco

J. Caleb Mozzocco is a way-too-busy freelance writer who has written about comics for online and print venues for a rather long time now. He currently contributes to Comic Book Resources' Robot 6 blog and ComicsAlliance, and maintains his own daily-ish blog at EveryDayIsLikeWednesday.blogspot.com. He lives in northeast Ohio, where he works as a circulation clerk at a public library by day.

Review: ‘Extraordinary: A Story of an Ordinary Princess’

Cartoonist Cassie Anderson’s charming fairy tale riff of a self-actualizing princess reveals that sometimes the best thing a fairy godmother can do for a young heroine is to just get out of her way.

Review: ‘Ironheart Vol. 1: Those With Courage’

Riri Williams has emerged from Iron Man’s shadow with her own solo series, the first six issues of which are now available in trade paperback collection.

Review: ‘Sea Sirens: A Trot & Cap’n Bill Adventure’

An old L. Frank Baum novel resurfaces as the inspiration for a new underwater adventure by Amy Chu and Janet K. Lee

Review: ‘Spider-Man Swings Through Europe’

In this unique kinda sorta adaptation of the new Spider-Man movie, Calliope Glass, Andrew Kolb and Spidey give kids a tour of Europe…or at least the parts of Europe the film is set in.

Review: ‘Marvel Action: Spider-Man: A New Beginning’

In Marvel Action: Spider-Man, one of the new Marvel comics from IDW, Delilah S. Dawson and Fico Ossio give readers three times the regular dose of spider-themed heroes.

Review: ‘Teen Titans: Raven’

In the latest offering from DC Comics’ new YA-focused imprint, author Kami Garcia joins artist Gabriel Picolo to reintroduce Teen Titan Raven as a teen with a past so mysterious even she doesn’t know it…yet.

Review: ‘Archie: 1941’

Mark Waid and company take Archie back to the year of his creation for a serious period piece in Archie: 1941

Review: ‘The Breakaways’

Cathy G. Johnson introduces a diverse cast of middle-school soccer players who learn that you don’t necessarily need to play a sport to be a team in this engaging graphic novel.

Review: ‘The Worst Book Ever’

Not only should you not judge a book by its cover, but sometimes you shouldn’t judge a book by its title either. Case in point? Elise Gravel’s latest work, The Worst Book Ever.

Review: “Spidey: Freshman Year” and “The Unstoppable Wasp: GIRL Power”

Two excellent but short-lived Marvel series from recent years return in new collected editions intended for a new audience.