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July 31, 2014

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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 [...]

This Week’s Comics: Batter Up Little Samurai

This Week’s Comics: Batter Up Little Samurai

Catch some high flying new releases from this week’s new comics. Get your fill of Moose and Squirrel stories with the Rocky and Bullwinkle Classics from IDW PUblishing. For younger readers, the ever silent Hello Kitty has a Surprise from Perfect Square. Or if you prefer something not so cute, Perfect Square also has a new [...]

This Week’s Comics: Pizza for Moose and Squirrel

This Week’s Comics: Pizza for Moose and Squirrel

This week’s new comics deliver the fun! Cinebook is back with new volumes of Iznogoud. IDW collects their prequel to the soon-to-be-released movie Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, and Yumcha Studios has the second volume of their tasty action series Dim Sum Warriors. The List: BONGO COMICS Simpsons Illustrated #10, $3.99 BOOM! STUDIOS Bravest Warriors [...]

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Knights of Sidonia Volume 1-2

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Knights of Sidonia Volume 1-2

Ten centuries have passed since the Earth and its solar system was destroyed by the Gauna, a massive, nearly indestructible, yet barely sentient life form. Mankind escaped out into space, in massive seed ships that carry the remnants of humanity who search for a new planet to call home, without the threat of the Gauna [...]

This Week’s Comics: Hitting It Big

This Week’s Comics: Hitting It Big

It’s all the hits all of the time with this week’s new releases! Action Lab Entertainment has a new printing of their big hit Princeless, volume 1. BOOM! Studios has a new issue of their big hit Adventure Time, and IDW Publishing spreads the magic with a new issue of their big hit My Little [...]

Review: Pokemon Black and White Pocket Comics

Review: Pokemon Black and White Pocket Comics

Pokemon is an enduring franchise that not only keeps its original fans but continues to pull in new ones. With so many Pokemon already, and new ones being introduced with each new generation, there’s a lot to know and learn about these creatures. Pokemon Black and White Pocket Comics By Santa Harukaze All Ages Viz [...]

New Manga Steals Readers Hearts

New Manga Steals Readers Hearts

Viz Media has released a new series from Arina Tanemura, the creator of much-loved titles such as Full Moon, The Gentleman’s Alliance Cross, and Sakura Hime. Phantom Thief Jeanne  is about magical girl Maron Kusakabe, a regular high school girl by day, and phantom art thief at night! She steals paintings from private art collections [...]

This Week’s Comics: Amazing Agent Smurf

This Week’s Comics: Amazing Agent Smurf

If you’ve got kids home from school break, then get them out from behind a screen and in front of some of this week’s new comics! BOOM! Studios releases the third volume of their new Peanuts series. Marvel assembles the first arc of Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble into an easy-to-carry-and-read digest, and IDW releases a [...]

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Kitaro

YALSA GGNT Top Ten Manga: Kitaro

Yokai are the traditional monsters of Japan. They are the things that go bump in the night; the footsteps you hear behind you even though no one is there, or the creaking around the house late at night. They can take on any shape, be it human or animal, and even inanimate objects can come [...]