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April 24, 2014

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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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

This Week’s Comics: Dumbest Adventure Ever

This Week’s Comics: Dumbest Adventure Ever

Prepare for the extra hour of daylight in the evening with some new books from this week’s list. Dark Horse Comics has a new volume in the Avatar the Last Airbender series with part 1 of The Rift. IDW Publishing releases a new picture book of the Michael Recycle series as the title character takes [...]

New Book Features Unpublished Songs by Margaret Wise Brown

Margaret Wise Brown

From a dusty attic, unpublished work by Margaret Wise Brown, the mastermind behind Goodnight Moon, surfaces in a new book.

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This Week’s Comics: Jellaby Diaries

This Week’s Comics: Jellaby Diaries

February winds down with a not-to-shabby list this week. Action Lab Entertainment completes the release of its Encore Edition of the first Princeless series. Pocket Books releases the second trade of Peanuts classic comic strips tailored to appeal to middle school kids, and IDW Publishing has a special issue of Samurai Jack with their Special [...]

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: Tippy’s Tail

This Week’s Comics: Tippy’s Tail

Share the love of comics with some of this week’s new releases! Action Lab Entertainment has a new NFL Rush Zone Special just for the Super Bowl. BOOM! Studios collects more Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors with new trades for both, and DC Comics releases the newest Batman Li’l Gotham. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT [...]

This Week’s Comics: Bravo Axe Cop

This Week’s Comics: Bravo Axe Cop

All that white outside getting you down? Add some color with this week’s comics! Archie Comics releases the fourth volume of their collected Sabrina the Teenage Witch The Magic Within. DC Comics finally releases the second trade with the second half of Superman Family Adventures, and IDW Publishing releases the second volume of My Little [...]

This Week’s Comics: Winter Cheer

This Week’s Comics: Winter Cheer

Spent a snow day or two engrossed in some of this week’s comics. Bravest Warrior fans will want to pick up the 2014 Annual from Boom! Studios. Hulk fans will want to finish off their Agents of S.M.A.S.H. mini-series with the last issue out from Marvel Comics, and a must have for Pokemon fans is [...]

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 [...]

This Week’s Comics: Battlestar Kingdom

This Week’s Comics: Battlestar Kingdom

With the holidays over, this week’s list is populated with plenty of licensed titles. Archie Comics has new issues of old time titles Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog. Boom! Studios has its Cartoon Network line up with new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show, while IDW Publishing shows off old and new shows [...]

This Week’s Comics: Goddess of Adventure

This Week’s Comics: Goddess of Adventure

The first comic list of the new year continues all the great titles from last year as well as debuting some new ones. Archie Comics continues its release of the trades of the early Sonic the Hedgehog comics with volume 3 of the Legacy series. Relive your favorite TV episodes of My Little Pony and [...]

This Week’s Comics: Garfield’s Universe

This Week’s Comics: Garfield’s Universe

Happy New Year! There’s actually a list of comics for kids being released this week, and here are some good ones! Beware the Batman continues its run with the third issue this week, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comes out in big and small sizes with a digest and trade, and the Teenage Mutant [...]

This Week’s Comics: Go Luna!

Are you ready for Christmas? Need a last minute stocking stuffer? Then check out some of the comics on this week’s list! Dark Horse finishes its all ages version of Hellboy with Itty Bitty Hellboy #5. DC Comics continues the campyness of the 1966 Batman TV series with Batman ’66, which will please old fans [...]

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 [...]

This Week’s Comics: Mermin Princesses

This Week’s Comics: Mermin Princesses

Keep the holidays swinging with some new comics from this week’s list! Action Lab Entertainment is giving you another chance to pick up the first issue of Princeless for the low, low price of $1.00. Don’t pass up this series or price! BOOM! Studios finishes the first Herobear and the Kid mini-series, and Papercutz has [...]