November 17, 2017

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Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #87

It’s the hippies vs. the lumberjacks when the Mystery, Inc. gang gets in the middle of an environmental brouhaha in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #87. Conservationists and lumberjacks square off over the fate of a forest…until both sides are under attack by the Wraith of the Redwoods! Scooby-Doo and Mystery Inc. are called in to […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Christmas Annual’ #73

We’re pushing back on the Halloween madness with a Christmas preview! Here’s an early look at World of Archie Christmas Annual #73, which will be out in comic shops tomorrow, November 1. If you have a hankering for the old-school Archie style, you should know that each digest includes a new story in the traditional […]

Preview: ‘Archie Holiday Annual’ #283

It’s almost Halloween, and you know what that means: Time to start thinking about the holidays! The Archie folks are kicking things off with Archie Holiday Annual #283, featuring an original story by Dan Parent and Bill Golliher. The comic comes …

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #31

Let’s get small this Monday morning with a preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #31! Scooby and the gang get positively microscopic when they pay a visit to The Atom: Normally, ghosts make Shaggy want to curl up small to hide. But that won’t help him his time—not when the Atom shrinks Scooby and the gang down […]

Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go!’ #24

Here’s a cure for the Monday blues: A preview of Teen Titans Go! #24, in which our try to build team spirit with a party game but end up in another dimension: Things get “Twisted” when the Titans borrow a game Starfire brought from home. Who knew they’d merge into one giant pizza-eating, self-destructive bundle […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #86

It’s a holiday for some people and a just another Monday for others, but either way, it’s a good day to kick back with some spooky fun. Here’s an advance look at Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #86, which hits comic shops on Wednesday: When Velma is forced to stay awake in a hospital bed for […]

Trailer: ‘Spooky & the Strange Tales: Monster Inn’

We’re kicking off the first week of October with a spooky book trailer to get us into the Halloween spirit! Spooky & the Strange Tales: Monster Inn by Carine-M and Élian Black’mor, a lighthearted story about a mysterious little girl staying in a boardinghouse for monsters. Check it out: Carine-M and Élian Black’mor are a […]

Preview: Looney Tunes #239

We’ve got another preview for you today: Looney Tunes #239, which sends Daffy, Bugs, and the gang off to the final frontier: When Captain Bugs Bunny faces the wrath of Fudd, it’s not only the scwewy wabbit who asks “What’s space opera, Doc?” Will Bugs live long and prosper? And what about Daffy Duck, Elmer […]

Preview: ‘B and V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #256

The Archie gang are getting into the Halloween spirit in B and V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #256—and that starts with the brand new lead story, “They’re Creepy and They’re Kooky…” We’ve got a taste of that, plus some classic Betty and Veronica fun, to start off your week. The comic is due out on […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #30

The folks at FEMA are stumped when they get a warning of impending disaster—from the Gnome King. Who you gonna call? Depends, apparently, as one agent calls Mystery Inc. and the other calls the Challengers of the Unknown—and that brings out the competitive side of both teams. See what happens in our exclusive preview of […]

10 to Note: Fall Preview 2017

It’s about that time. Time to look at the children’s book offerings of the upcoming season and point out 10 that have me especially excited. Picture Books Hilda and the Runaway Baby by Daisy Hirst September 12 | Candlewick Press | PreK-1 Babies: comedy gold. Daisy Hirst has been making a bunch of great picture […]

Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse’ #28

Pop Tate takes center stage in Archie’s Funhouse #28, when his ice cream sundae makes the cut for a TV channel’s best-in-the-nation contest. And then in a second story, Archie and Jughead try to make him an internet sensation! Catch the start of the hijinks in our exclusive preview; the comic will be out on […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #85

The puns just write themselves in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #85, when the Mystery, Inc., gang takes to the golf links—and encounter an alligator: Paranormal is par for the course when a night of miniature golf turns into a bogey of boos as Mystery Inc. is threatened by a ghoulish gator. Can they stop this […]

Preview: ‘Lifeformed: Cleo Makes Contact’

Here’s a preview of a new YA sci fi graphic novel coming out next week: Lifeformed: Cleo Makes Contact, the debut book from writer Matt Mair Lowery and artist Cassie Anderson. The storyline is straightforward but packs a punch: Aliens invade the earth, and Cleo the lead character, sees her father killed before her eyes—and […]

Preview: Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #282

Let’s kick off the unofficial start of fall with a pumpkin-themed Archie preview: In the new lead story of Archie Comics Jumbo Digest #282, Archie grows a ginormous pumpkin—and now he has to figure out how to move it. Hilarious complications ensue! The comic goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #29

Here’s some more preview fun to get us ready for the week: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #29, with Top Cat joining in the fun: Hoagy’s Alley—haunted?! Scooby will have to form an unlikely cat-and-dog alliance with Top Cat’s gang of con-artist felines to unmask the freeloading phantom—unless, of course, the ghost is real! The comic will be […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Fall Annual Digest’ #255

It’s been a heavy week, so we’re wrapping up with a few lighthearted previews. First up: Betty & Veronica Friends Fall Annual Digest #255. The Riverdale gang is going back to school, just like everyone else, and in the brand-new lead story, Veronica is shocking her friends by beating out her fellow students on an […]

Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #23

We’re chilling out after a tough weekend with a couple of exclusive previews of next week’s comics. First up: Teen Titans Go #23: The Justice League is stopping by Titans Tower, but this time it’s not about saving the world. Nope, today it’s about “Misadventures in Babysitting.” Then, when the Teen Titans make their heroic […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #84

Nothing says “Saturday morning” like Scooby-Doo, amirite? Here’s a sneak peek at Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #84, coming to comics shops on August 9: Medieval theme restaurant Joust in Thyme has it all: minstrels wandering between tables, live jousting tournaments…and the terrifying ghost of an 800-year-old knight! There’s only one way Sir Scooby and Sir […]

Interview & Exclusive Preview: Dan Parent on ‘Your Pal Archie’

Archie Comics made a major change two years ago when it rebooted its iconic properties with a new, more naturalistic style and slightly more “mature” storylines. Fans of the classic Archie style could still get the old stories—and some new ones in the traditional style—in Archie’s many monthly digests. And then, earlier this year, Archie […]