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April 23, 2014

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This Week’s Comics: Winter Cheer

This Week’s Comics: Winter Cheer

Spent a snow day or two engrossed in some of this week’s comics. Bravest Warrior fans will want to pick up the 2014 Annual from Boom! Studios. Hulk fans will want to finish off their Agents of S.M.A.S.H. mini-series with the last issue out from Marvel Comics, and a must have for Pokemon fans is [...]

Review: Kingdom Hearts Final Mix Volume 1-2

Review: Kingdom Hearts Final Mix Volume 1-2

What happens when you combine a popular video game franchise from Japan with an iconic American franchise? You get Kingdom Hearts. This collaboration between Square Enix’s Final Fantasy video game series and Disney’s flagship characters has produced not only several successful video games, including a new one out this year, but several manga adaptations of [...]

This Week’s Comics: Dinonauts

This Week’s Comics: Dinonauts

With Polar Vortex part deux on the way, pick up some good comics now to settle in with! Two girls apparently aren’t enough for Archie, as Archie Comics releases the trade of the “Archie Marries Valerie” storyline with Archie’s Valentine: A Rock and Roll Romance. Dynamite Entertainment continues their flashback for all ages with L’il [...]

This Week’s Comics: Battlestar Kingdom

This Week’s Comics: Battlestar Kingdom

With the holidays over, this week’s list is populated with plenty of licensed titles. Archie Comics has new issues of old time titles Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog. Boom! Studios has its Cartoon Network line up with new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show, while IDW Publishing shows off old and new shows [...]

Classic Novels Get the Manga Treatment

Classic Novels Get the Manga Treatment

One Peace Books is a relatively new publisher dedicated to bringing “contemporary and unseen Japanese literature to the western world.” Their catalog is still rather modest, and it features titles from a variety of genres as well as manga. Among these is a series called the Manga Classic Readers. They are classic novels, so far [...]

This Week’s Comics: Goddess of Adventure

This Week’s Comics: Goddess of Adventure

The first comic list of the new year continues all the great titles from last year as well as debuting some new ones. Archie Comics continues its release of the trades of the early Sonic the Hedgehog comics with volume 3 of the Legacy series. Relive your favorite TV episodes of My Little Pony and [...]

A Mom’s Journey Into Homestuck Part 5B

A Mom’s Journey Into Homestuck Part 5B

Coming in late to a series can have its advantages. My kids were telling me that when Cascade, the final flash that closes out Act 5, came out, they couldn’t watch it immediately. So many people wanted to watch it, and it was so big—it’s 12 minutes long—that the site kept crashing. Hussie eventually had [...]

This Week’s Comics: Garfield’s Universe

This Week’s Comics: Garfield’s Universe

Happy New Year! There’s actually a list of comics for kids being released this week, and here are some good ones! Beware the Batman continues its run with the third issue this week, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comes out in big and small sizes with a digest and trade, and the Teenage Mutant [...]

Pokemon Catches eReaders

Pokemon Catches eReaders

Viz Media, through their kids imprint Perfect Square, has announced that their Pokemon titles will now be available on multiple eReaders and in eBook stores. Starting on December 17, 2013, four Pokemon titles, Pokemon Adventures, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!, Pokemon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, and Pokemon Black and White are available in iBooks and [...]

This Week’s Comics: Go Luna!

Are you ready for Christmas? Need a last minute stocking stuffer? Then check out some of the comics on this week’s list! Dark Horse finishes its all ages version of Hellboy with Itty Bitty Hellboy #5. DC Comics continues the campyness of the 1966 Batman TV series with Batman ’66, which will please old fans [...]

This Week’s Comics: Li’l Justice

This Week’s Comics: Li’l Justice

Just like Christmas presents, titles are wrapping up on this week’s new comics list. Archie Comic’s Mega Man wraps up its first story line since the mega-crossover with Sonic the Hedgehog in #32 out this week. BOOM! Studios completes another Adventure Time mini series with issue #6 of Candy Capers, and Marvel Comics completes another [...]

This Week’s Comics: Mermin Princesses

This Week’s Comics: Mermin Princesses

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: A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

Review: A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

Meg Murray is having a difficult time accepting that her father, who hasn’t been heard from in months, may not be coming back. An encounter one stormy night with the strange old woman, Mrs. Whatsit, becomes the beginning of an amazing journey for Meg, her little brother Charles Wallace, and her classmate Calvin O’Keefe, as [...]

This Week’s Comics: Mr. Peabody’s Digest

This Week’s Comics: Mr. Peabody’s Digest

While away the long weekend with turkey sandwiches and some of this week’s new releases! Archie Comics releases a new issue of the Sonic Super Special Magazine featuring a comic adaptation of the new Sonic the Hedgehog video game, Sonic Lost Worlds. Kodansha Comics has the second volume of Sherlock Bones, featuring the cutest version [...]

This Week’s Comics: Ben 10 Team Up

This Week’s Comics: Ben 10 Team Up

It’s a cartoon-a-palooza on this week’s new comics list, with both old and new shows making a showing. BOOM! Studios has new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show. IDW releases new issues of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Samurai Jack, and Bongo Comics prepares from winter with one of the granddaddys of [...]

This Week’s Comics: Sugary Worlds Collide

This Week’s Comics: Sugary Worlds Collide

This is a short list of new releases, but there’s still plenty to enjoy. Ape Entertainment releases the second issue of their miniseries Genie the Genius. Archie Comics has another enormous collection of both old and new Archie stories in Archie 1000-Page Comics Jamboree, and IDW Publishing releases My Little Pony Art Gallery, allowing fans [...]

This Week’s Comics: Plants vs Skips

This Week’s Comics: Plants vs Skips

The holiday season is creeping up all too quickly, even in the new comics this week! Archie Comics is already looking to Christmas with both Archie Double Digest and Betty and Veronica Double Digest featuring stories about the holiday. Marvel Comics has the trade of the Oz comic Road to Oz, and Perfect Square, Viz [...]

This Week’s Comics: Equestria Spooktacular

This Week’s Comics: Equestria Spooktacular

As ghosts, ghouls and goblins come out to play, rein in all that mischief with some great comics! Get more Herobear and the Kid with the special Annual from BOOM! Studios. Dark Horse Comics has the third part of Avatar the Last Airbender: The Search, and Papercutz releases a true classic with Classics Illustrated Aesop’s [...]

This Week’s Comics: Samurai Bat

This Week’s Comics: Samurai Bat

Indulge in some sweet treats and trades from this week’s new releases. Archie Comics releases the second trade of the Storybook series, this time with the Archie gang in fairy tales featuring princesses. IDW Publishing has a double dose of sweet trades with My Little Pony: Pony Tales featuring stories of the Mane 6, and [...]

Review: Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

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Stuck between his best friend’s aspirations to take his robotics club to the national competition and his ex-girlfriend’s need for new uniforms for her cheerleading squad, Charlie Nolan, captain of the basketball team though he had it rough, until a phone call from his mother, currently divorced from his father and living in California has [...]