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July 24, 2014

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Preview: Scribblenauts Unmasked: A Crisis of Imagination #6

Preview: Scribblenauts Unmasked: A Crisis of Imagination #6

Scribblenauts is a great video game that’s a little bit like Mad Libs—the characters, Maxwell and Lily, have to solve various problems, and the player helps by writing words that become objects in the game. Scribblenauts Unmasked is a special version of the game with characters from the DC Universe—all the characters from the DC [...]

Review: Tiny Titans: Return To The Treehouse #1

Review: Tiny Titans: Return To The Treehouse #1

Tiny Titans: Return To The Treehouse #1 By Art Baltazar and Franco DC Comics; $2.99 It’s been a little over two years since DC published the last issue of writer/artist Art Baltazar and co-writer Franco Aureliani’s Tiny Titans ongoing monthly series, and the pair has hardly been idle since then. For DC, they created the [...]

Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #219

Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #219

Here’s a throwback to classic Saturday morning cartoons: An exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #219, which is due out from DC Comics on June 4. It’s a Road Runner story that honors the classic tropes in a new way, with Wile E. Coyote going to hear a motivational speaker who seems to be speaking directly [...]

How Diverse are Comics and Graphic Novels?

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Diverse characters are on the rise in comics and graphic novels. But superhero comics remain predominantly white and male.

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 [...]

Review: Godzilla: Awakening

Review: Godzilla: Awakening

Godzilla: Awakening Written by Max Borenstein and Greg Borenstein Illustrated by Eric Battle, Yvel Guichet, and Alan Quah Legendary Pictures/DC Comics, 2014 80pp ISBN 9781401250355 $19.95, hardcover Godzilla is back in a big way in theaters this summer. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the original film, the brand new U.S. release of the famous monster [...]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #4

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #4

Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at Scooby-Doo Team-Up #4, in which the Robin and the rest of the Teen Titans Go! squad call in Scooby-Doo and his crew to investigate whether Titan Tower is haunted. Check out the preview below, and pick up the comic on Wednesday in comics shops or digitally on comiXology, Google [...]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #3

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #3

Here’s a preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #3, which will be out in comic shops on March 5. This series pairs up Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc., gang with Batman and Robin, and more superheroes may be coming in future issues. Our own J. Caleb Mozzocco talked to series writer Sholly Fisch last December about how [...]

This Week’s Comics: Gotham Time!

This Week’s Comics: Gotham Time!

It’s like a flashback to Christmas with such a small list of new comics! But there are still some must read titles. Bongo Comics releases the latest issue of Simpsons Comics, which is almost as old as the TV series! Speaking of old TV, DC Comics has the next issue of Batman ’66, featuring the [...]

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 [...]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #2

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #2

Last month, Caleb interviewed writer Sholly Fisch about the new series Scooby-Doo Team-Up, which will bring Scooby-Doo and crew together with DC superheroes, starting with Batman. Now here’s an exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #2, courtesy of DC Comics. Here’s the blurb: Holy overactive imagination! When Scarecrow attacks using his fear gas, only humans are [...]

Review: Teen Titans Go! #1

Review: Teen Titans Go! #1

Teen Titans Go! #1 Written by Sholly Fisch and Merrill Hagan Art by Ben Bates and Jorge Corona DC Comics; $2.99 Rated E, for Everyone Okay, stay with me here, because this might be a bit complicated. In 2003, Cartoon Network launched an animated series called Teen Titans, adapting DC’s Teen Titans comics into a [...]

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 [...]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby Doo, Where Are You? #40

Exclusive Preview: Scooby Doo, Where Are You? #40

Yesterday, Caleb talked to writer Sholly Fisch about his new Scooby Doo Team-Up! series. Now here’s another taste of Sholly’s work: Scooby Doo, Where Are You? #40, which will be out in comics shops tomorrow. In this issue, Scooby Doo and the gang go undercover as delivery truck drivers to check out a ghost town [...]

Review: Batman Beyond Universe #1

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Batman Beyond Universe #1 Written by Kyle Higgins and Christos N. Gage Drawn by Thony Silas and Dan Coello DC Comics, $3.99 Rated T, for Teen Of all the Batman animated series to come and go from television since Batman: The Animated Series debuted in 1992, Batman Beyond was the shortest lived, at just 52 [...]

Capstone’s Interactive “Super” Ebooks; Gamers Wanted for the Innovation Math Challenge | News Bites

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Thirty-two titles from the “DC Super-Pets,” “DC Super Heroes: The Man of Steel,” “Superman,” and “Batman” series are now available as interactive ebooks from Capstone. Educators, student teams, gamers, or programmers can submit entries of games, math videos, infographics, or manipulatives to the WGBH Educational Foundation’s Innovation Math Challenge for prizes of $1,000.