May 27, 2016

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This Week’s Comics: Jughead War

Stock up for the long holiday weekend with some titles from this week’s new releases. DC Comics celebrates President’s Day with Scooby-Doo and the gang looking into some sightings of some Presidential ghosts in Scooby Doo, Where are You? #66. Love is in the air at IDW Publishing as they release Jem and the Holograms […]

This Week’s Comics: Monkeying Around with Deadpool

This week’s list is trade-rific with so many great titles getting collected. Action Lab Entertainment releases the third Hero Cats of Stellar City volume, collecting The Crow King Saga. BOOM! Studios has volume 3 of Lumberjanes ready to be picked up, and DC Comics releases the very funny Bizarro miniseries in one volume. The List:  […]

This Week’s Comics: Brilliant Fairy’s Tale

January ends with a tempest of titles from plenty of publishers. IDW Publishing starts a new story arc in their ongoing Jem and the Holograms #11. BOOM! Studios has the second volume of their Magical Girl series Bee and Puppycat, and Vertical Comics releases the second volume of their Complete Chi’s Sweet Home, with more […]

This Week’s Comics: The Ice King Cometh

It’s a short release week for a short work/school week. Archie Comics releases a new collection of new and classic comics in Archie Giant Comics Jackpot. BOOM! Studios has issue #2 of their second themed series Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Dragons, and the Avengers adventures continue in Marvel Comics Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Season Two […]

This Week’s Comics: Mighty Luna

The fun never ends with this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment releases the trade of their Princeless spin-off Raven The Pirate Princess, Captain Raven and the All-Girl Pirate Crew. DC Comics starts a new arc in Gotham Academy as yearbook time gets the kids reminiscing over some lost adventures, and Vertical Comics releases the […]

This Week’s Comics: Epic Adventures

Winter weather got you down? Perk yourself up with some of this week’s new releases! Action Lab Entertainment concludes the “Crow King Saga” in Hero Cats #9. IDW PUblishing brings back Angry Birds Comics with a new issue #1, while Titan Comics starts a new season of Doctor Who with The Twelfth Doctor Year Two. […]

This Week’s Comics: Mega Cadets

Ring in the new year with all the great new releases this week. BOOM! Studios has a new one-shot for Clarence, titled Rest Stops. Marvel Comics welcomes back Rocket Raccoon And Groot, together again in their own ongoing series, and Seven Seas Entertainment brings to an end their long-running original English language manga Amazing Agent […]

This Week’s Comics: Batman From U.N.C.L.E.

Looking for something to use that Christmas money/gift card on? Look no further than this week’s new releases. Ape Entertainment returns with a new issue of Sesame Street filled with science and dinosaurs! BOOM! Studios has a few trades including Teen Dog, and Titan Comics finishes up the first year of Doctor Who: The Twelfth […]

This Week’s Comics: Choose Your Own Jem

Need help filling that list or stuffing a stocking? Check out the new releases out this week! BOOM! Studios completes the second Adventure Time mini series featuring Fionna and Cake with Cake Wars #6. Dark Horse Comics releases the second part of the Avatar the Last Airbender series Smoke and Shadow, while DC Comics wraps […]

This Week’s Comics: Happy Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time for new comics! Dynamite Entertainment completes their first Grumpy Cat miniseries with mystery, art, and kitty mayhem. IDW Publishing shows its Christmas spirit with the Mickey and Donald Christmas Parade while Papercutz debuts Dennis the Menace Volume 1, a collection of the classic comics from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. […]

Review: ‘Seraph of the End,’ Vols. 1-2

It was like the end of the world when first a virus killed all humans over the age of 13 and then vampires rose up to take over the world and enslave the last of humanity while demons hunted those the vampires missed. Yuichiro lost the only family he knew trying to escape their vampire […]

This Week’s Comics: Dragon Adventures

Discover a whole new universe with books from this week’s new releases. Action Lab releases the first issue of their superhero crossover event and it’s the start of the Actionverse. Garfield returns to BOOM! Studios with a Cheesy Holiday Special that’s sure to get your stomach rumbling, and IDW Publishing wraps up their Angry Birds […]

This Week’s Comics: Itty Bitty Moon Girl

Tis the season the be thankful for all the great new releases out this week. BOOM! Studios finishes the miniseries Over the Garden Wall. IDW Publishing releases My Little Pony Art Is Magic, an art book for the popular series, while Marvel Comics brings the Spider-Verse to Ultimate Spider-Man in their all ages Marvel Universe […]

This Week’s Comics: Furrever Winter

Unseasonably warm for your usual November? Cool down with some of the new releases this week! IDW Publishing releases a new volume of My Little Pony Adventures in Friendship, featuring Princess Luna and Discord. Dark Horse Comics wraps up Plants Vs Zombies: Grown Sweet Home with issue 6, as does DC Comics for the highly […]

This Week’s Comics: Love Mirka

It’s another full week of new releases you don’t want to miss. DC Comics releases a new collection of the late 1990s series Superman Adventures. Dynamite Entertainment keeps the grump going with Grumpy Cat, #2 and Papercutz releases a new series, Breadwinners, about a couple of ducks and their love of bread. The List: ACTION […]

This Week’s Comics: V is for…Manga?

As winter starts to creep in, it’s a good idea to stock up on good books to read by the fireside. DC Comics completes its DCYou all-ages Bat-Mite series while continuing Scooby-Doo Team-Up with a team of superhero ghosts. Papercutz debuts a new series about a cat and dog looking to escape stardom with Scarlett […]

Review: ‘Starfire’ #1-2

Starfire is an alien warrior princess trying to find someplace on Earth where she can live in peace and help people. After getting some advice from a certain hero in Metropolis, she heads down south to Key West in Florida to start her new life on her own. Review: Starfire #1-2 Written by Jimmy Palmiotti […]

This Week’s Comics: Spooktacular Comics

There were so many things coming out this Halloween week, it’s as hard to pick one as it was for the Ghostbusters to catch Slimer! Dark Horse Comics continues the Plants Vs Zombies series with the new miniseries Garden Warfare #1. Fresh from the Marvel Secret Wars comes the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1, an off-beat […]

Halloween ComicFest 2015

Along with all the tricks and treats that come with this time of year, there comes something else. Not something wicked, but something wonderful: Halloween ComicFest is back, and it’s taking place on the special day itself, October 31st! Like Free Comic Book Day, Halloween ComicFest is a day where participating comic shops give away […]

Interview: Monet Stewart on Graphic Novels in the Classroom

When my youngest daughter started 8th grade at Cope Middle School and we got the curriculum from her teachers, I was surprised by her English curriculum. The teacher, Mr. Monet Stewart, allowed students to include manga and graphic novels in addition to prose novels as part of the required outside reading assignments. I have personally […]