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August 30, 2014

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A Quick Guide to Sonic the Hedgehog Comics

A Quick Guide to Sonic the Hedgehog Comics

Sonic the Hedgehog, the star of over 70 video games since the early 1990s, will finally get to be the star in his own major motion picture. Sony Pictures and Producer Neal Moritz will work with Japan-based production company Marza Animation Planet, a division of Sega Sammy Group, to make a hybrid computer animation/live action [...]

This Week’s Comics: Archie Jump

This Week’s Comics: Archie Jump

Enjoy the light from the longest day of the year with some of this week’s comics. Bongo Comics cashes in on green energy with the lastest issue of Simpsons Comics. BOOM! Studios releases an annual for Regular Show with a trio of stories, and IDW Publishing’s My Little Pony series, Friends Forever, teams Trixie with [...]

Princess Ugg Launches from Oni Press

Princess Ugg Launches from Oni Press

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 [...]

More Classics Done Manga Style

More Classics Done Manga Style

In a previous post I wrote about the Manga Classics Readers from One Peace Books, titles adapted in Japan and brought over here. Well, another publisher, Udon Entertainment, in association with Morpheus Publishing Limited, has created a new line called Manga Classics. The line will adapt literary classics so faithfully that they “will please even [...]

This Week’s Comics: Angry Momo

This Week’s Comics: Angry Momo

As kids take off for the summer, keep them reading with some of the fun books on this week’s list! BOOM! Studios has a new original graphic novel featuring the Peanuts gang in The Beagle Has Landed Charlie Brown. Papercutz returns to the glory of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers with the first volume, [...]

This Week’s Comics: Dragon Scratch

This Week’s Comics: Dragon Scratch

Too much good stuff coming out this week! Amulet Books leads off with the second volume of Misadventures of Salem Hyde. IDW Publishing releases the first collection of their new Samurai Jack series, and the Tiny Titans return for a six-issue mini-series in Return to the Treehouse from DC Comics. The List: AMULET BOOKS Misadventures [...]

The Week’s Comics: Samurai Jack’s Hazardous Tales

While Mother Nature can’t make up its mind, it shouldn’t be too hard to find something to read on this week’s list. Archie Comics starts another crossover with Mega Man meeting Mega Man X in the latest Mega Man. IDW Publishing delves into Celestia’s origin in the new My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and [...]

This Week’s Comics: Super Petshop Friends

This Week’s Comics: Super Petshop Friends

Prepare for another long weekend with some fun titles from this week’s list. Bongo Comics is ready for summer with the latest Simpsons Summer Shindig. Dark Horse Comics has the next installment of the saga of Axe Cop with #1 of The American Choppers, while Papercutz has a new series Toto Trouble, where getting into [...]

This Week’s Comics: Legends of Bee and Puppycat

This Week’s Comics: Legends of Bee and Puppycat

There are a lot of great comics out this week. BOOM! Studios continues their commitment to books for all ages with their new series Lumberjanes #2. Disney releases a double dose of graphic novels with original title Space Mountain and an adaptation of the movie Frankenweenie, and Oni Press continues their Special Editions of Courtney [...]

Dragon Riding Comics Style

Dragon Riding Comics Style

The movie, How To Train Your Dragon was a big hit for Dreamworks. I know my youngest daughter loved it so much that she would watch it over and over. And it’s hard to argue when the main character is a black dragon with big green eyes that acts just like an overgrown cat. The [...]

This Week’s Comics: Poke-Doo!

This Week’s Comics: Poke-Doo!

Surprise Mom this Mother’s Day with some comics that the whole family can enjoy. Cat-loving moms won’t want to pass up the extra-large issue of Garfield #25, celebrating 2 years at BOOM! Studios. Indulge mom with some nostalgia with new Powerpuff Girls or Rocky and Bullwinkle from IDW Publishing, or help her find that elusive [...]

This Week’s Comics: Cardfighter Cleopatra

This Week’s Comics: Cardfighter Cleopatra

It’s Free Comic Book Day this weekend, and publishers have made sure there are plenty of titles to check out! Boom! Studios has not one but two specials with the 2014 Annual for Adventure Time, and Garfield Pet Force. IDW Publishing debuts their first issue of Dexter’s Laboratory, a new My Little Pony Friendship is [...]

Review: Dragons in the Library

Review: Dragons in the Library

While wondering around Artists Alley at Wondercon 2014, I came across a table that had prints and playing cards of dragons. I love dragons, so I had to stop. Among the artwork for sale was a picture book about dragons and books, so I had to pick it up. Dragons in the Library By Jessica [...]

This Week’s Comics: The Origin of Saving Time

This Week’s Comics: The Origin of Saving Time

Relive the 1990s with some of the new releases out this week! Archie releases the 259th issue of 90s video game icon Sonic the Hedgehog. IDW has a double dose of 90s classics with the second volume of Samurai Jack Classics, a re-release of the original Cartoon Network comic, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures [...]

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Sunny Volume 1

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Sunny Volume 1

Star Kids Home is a foster home for kids who for one reason or another, have been given up by their parents. The children range from toddler to middle school and come from different situations and with different problems, but one thing they share is Sunny, an old car that doesn’t run—except in the kids’ [...]

Wondercon 2014: Kids Comics at IDW Publishing

Wondercon 2014: Kids Comics at IDW Publishing

On Sunday, IDW Publishing had a panel exclusively for their kids comics line. The panel wasn’t packed, but it was decently attended for a Sunday afternoon. There were both kids and adults attending. The panel was led by Sarah Gaydos, editor from IDW. She was joined by Carlos Guzman, another editor, Derek Fridolfs, writer for [...]

Wondercon 2014: Roar Comics For Everyone

Wondercon 2014: Roar Comics For Everyone

When we arrived at Wondercon on Saturday, we hadn’t planned on attending the Lion Forge/Roar Comics panel, but it was taking place in the room where the panel we wanted to attend was going to be, so we sat down early. I was vaguely aware of Lion Forge as a company that was bringing back [...]

This Week’s Comics: AW YEAH Eisner Time!

This Week’s Comics: AW YEAH Eisner Time!

Enjoy a spring basket full of this week’s new releases! For the sports-minded, Archie Comics has a collection of stories in the Archie Comics Spectacular Sports Time trade. For a more poignant story, Disney Press has the true account of a half-American, half-Japanese boy’s experiences in the internment camps during World War II with Gaijin [...]

Fan-built Windblade storms the Transformers Universe

Fan-built Windblade storms the Transformers Universe

This week, a new Transformer is joining the IDW comics universe as well as the Hasbro toy line. Windblade is a character that was created by fans on the Hasbro website, the first Fan-Built-Bot and created a bit of stir because of her gender. That’s right, Windblade is female, and she is joining the predominately [...]

This Week’s Comics: Rio at Dark

This Week’s Comics: Rio at Dark

Get hopping with the new comics and graphic novels out this week. Marvel releases a trade of their all ages series Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., based on the TV series. Papercutz lets loose with new volumes of Annoying Orange and Disney Fairies, and just for gamers, Scholastic has a handbook for the video [...]