May 28, 2017

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This Week’s Comics: Brave Dancing

It’s science and music time on this week’s list of new comic book releases. Archie Comics releases a one shot where Archie tries to make his songwriting dreams come true with Archies #1. First Second Book has a new Science Comics graphic novel featuring those daring men and their Flying Machines, while IDW Publishing takes […]

This Week’s Comics: Something’s Yo-kai

This week’s list of new releases is sure to make your wallet lighter. Lion Forge explores the African Savannah with the release of Little Tails: In the Savannah, the third volume of their Little Tails series. Papercutz debuts the new series Loudhouse, based on the Nickelodeon cartoon, while Viz Media brings out the manga adaptation of […]

This Week’s Comics: Midnight Over Misfit City

Find new worlds to explore in this week’s list of new releases. IDW Publishing adds to their Funko Universe series with the entry of the original Ghostbusters, making ghosts and giant marshmallow men cute, while bringing to an end their cartoon crossover series Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures with issue 6. Vertical Comics continues their […]

This Week’s Comics: Friendship and Free Comics

It’s Free Comic Book Day and there is plethora of new releases to check out while at your local comic book store this weekend. Alterna Comics releases a trio of titles covering sci-fi, superheroes, and supernatural adventure with new issues of Adam Wreck, Amazing Age, and Lilith Dark. IDW Publishing kicks off Funko Month with […]

This Week’s Comics: Nameless Kid

Girls rule the new releases again this week. BOOM! Studios starts the fourth year of Lumberjanes with the start of a new story line that new readers can jump in on. IDW Publishing releases a new series of Real Science Adventures featuring the Flying She-Devils, while Tokyopop releases the final volume of Kilala Princess, which […]

Recently in Book Mail

Books, books, and more books! My neighbors probably wonder what exactly goes on over here at the house where UPS of FedEx stops nearly every day. The following are the books that have arrived here in the past few weeks. I will be reviewing many of them in the upcoming months on TLT. See something […]

This Week’s Comics: Gravity Making Waves

The girls have the power in this week’s list of new releases. Archie Comics continues their reboot of Josie and the Pussycats with issue #6 sending the girls to Antarctica. Boom Studios completes their Kaboom! series Mega Princess with issue #5, and IDW Publishing releases the second trade of the new Powerpuff Girls. The List: […]

This Week’s Comics: Belle-ing a Crafty Cat

Hop down the Bunny Lane for some sweet new comics. IDW Publishing delves further in the history of the world of My Little Pony with Legends Of Magic #1. BOOM! Studios wraps up their BOOM Box series about the dorky cupid who can find love for anyone but herself, Jonesy, while DC Comics completes Art […]

This Week’s Comics: Recycling Cats

Need a break from Spring Break? Pick up some of this week’s new releases! IDW Publishing lets Art Baltazar loose in their Hasbro Universe crossover with Revolution Aw Yeah #1. Explore the universe in Lerner Publishing’s Smash: Exploring The Mysteries of the Universe With the Large Hadron Collider, while Titan Publishing Group expands on the […]

The Power of Humor in YA, a guest post by Jeff Strand

By way of introduction, I present to you dear reader Jeff Strand. Jeff Strand writes funny, irreverent, slap your sides humorous YA. It’s the kind of humor I don’t think there is enough of in YA, though if you like Jeff Strand I do recommend Lish McBride,  Sarah Rees Brennan and Lance Rubin as well. […]

This Week’s Comics: Holographic Aftershock

Looking for something to tickle your funny, or not-so-funny, bone? Check out the new releases this week! American Mythology Productions has a special issue just for this weekend’s holiday with Three Stooges April Fools’ Day Special #1. BOOM! Studios finishes up Backstagers with the release of issue #8, and Papercutz returns to the supernatural world […]

This Week’s Comics: Animal Crackers and Global Guardians

Celebrate Women’s History Month with some female-led titles from this week’s new releases. BOOM! Studios rounds out another story arc of the Lumberjanes with issue #36, while IDW Publishing releases issue #3 of Jem and the Misfits. Joe Comics has more of everyone’s favorite sisters Anna and Elsa with Disney Frozen #6, and Marvel Comics […]

Recently in Book Mail

Books, books, and more books! My neighbors probably wonder what exactly goes on over here at the house where UPS of FedEx stops nearly every day. The following are the books that have arrived here in the past few weeks. I will be reviewing many of them in the upcoming months on TLT. See something […]

This Week’s Comics: One Trick Scout

Your friends will be green with envy as you spring into some of this week’s new releases. First Second releases the next volume in the Olympians series with the nature-loving goddess Artemis. Oni Press collects their balancing-of-nature series Mighty Zodiac while Viz Media returns to Hyrule for the third volume of the Legend of Zelda […]

What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA March 2017

It’s time for another roundup for new and forthcoming YA (and sometimes not YA) books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters.  The titles I’m including here have LGBTQIA+ main characters as well as secondary characters (in some cases parents), as well as anthologies that include LGBTQIA+ stories. Know of a title I missed in this list? Or know of […]

This Week’s Comics: Secret Deviations

Prepare for more daylight hours with some of the titles from this week’s new releases! BOOM! Studios completes another Jim Henson’s The Storyteller series with Giants #4 which features an Arabic tale. Joe Books will keep the pirate love alive until the new movie comes out in May with Disney Pirates of the Caribbean #4, […]

This Week’s Comics: Love Guaranteed

March into some exciting titles from this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment continues to bark up the fun with issue 6 of Action Lab Dog of Wonder. If you missed out on the Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy crossover, Boom! Studios! is releasing the collected trade. And, after a nearly two year hiatus, Cardfight! Vanguard from Vertical […]

This Week’s Comics: Myth and Science

This week’s new releases are ready to take you on a journey through time and magic. BOOM! Studios releases the official sequel to the original fantasy film with Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1. First Second Books sets out to sweep readers through time with Time Museum Volume 1, while Marvel Comics […]

This Week’s Comics: Myth and Science

This week’s new releases are ready to take you on a journey through time and magic. BOOM! Studios releases the official sequel to the original fantasy film with Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #1. First Second Books sets out to sweep readers through time with Time Museum Volume 1, while Marvel Comics […]

This Week’s Comics: Your Dragon is in Another Castle

On this week’s list of new releases, it isn’t so bad being second in line. Dark Horse Comics releases To Castle Catula, the second volume of Angel Catbird. Hyperion Books keeps the Olympic tradition going with graphic adaptation of Heroes of Olympus Volume 2: The Son of Neptune, while IDW Publishing releases Volume 2 of […]