September 24, 2016

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Preview: The Crusty Nibs

It’s been two years since we checked in with the Crusty Nibs. You know The Crusty Nibs, right? The collective of author/illustrators based in the Chicago area, including (but not limited to) Stacy Curtis, Larry Day, Chris Sheban, Eric Rohmann, Tom Lichtenheld, Jeff Newman, and Matthew Cordell? It seems like a good time to check […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest’ #22

Let’s kick off the week with some comics! In the brand-new lead story to Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest #22, Archie decides to bake a birthday cake for Betty, undeterred by his complete lack of ability or experience. Oh, and Jughead helps out. The title of this story is a bit of a spoiler—”Caketastrophe!” We […]

Cover Reveal: ‘Science Comics: Flying Machines’

You’re seeing it here first: Today we have an exclusive first look at the cover for the latest entry in First Second’s Science Comics line, Science Comics: Flying Machines, by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks. We have a couple of the interior pages for you too with a look at the young Wilbur and Orville […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #73

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #73 gets all meta: Four color fear! When Velma’s favorite graphic novel character leaps off the comic page to terrorize the city, it’s up to the Mystery Gang to become dark fright detectives to stop this imaginary character from becoming a real life super-villain. Yes, that’s right, it’s a comic about […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #72

Once you see the pun at the end of the blurb for Scooby-doo, Where Are You? #72, you’ll wonder why it took them so long to come up with this idea: From grizzled outlaws to sequined songstresses, the cream of country music has come together for a gala, foot-stompin’ benefit concert…except for one small problem: […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #232

It’s the old exploding carrot trick! International spy Pete “The Puma” Puma is no match for Bugs Bunny in this week’s preview of Looney Tunes #232. It’s out in comic shops next Wednesday, but you can get an early preview here. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #250

Comic-Con International in San Diego, the biggest comics convention in the U.S., has wrapped up, and we’ll have lots of news and features for you soon, but while we’re making our way home, here’s an exclusive preview of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #250 to kick off your week. As always, the lead story in […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #17

We have a preview of one of our favorite DC comics for you this Comic-Con weekend: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #17, which features Scooby and the gang teaming up with Hawkman and Hawkgirl to solve the mystery of whether or not Midway City is haunted. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #71

Scooby and the gang join the army—to look for a ghost that’s haunting the base—in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #71. Check out our exclusive preview below, and then read the rest of the story when the comic comes out on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: New ‘Little Archie’ Story by Bob Bolling

We have a special treat for you today: A preview of a new Little Archie story by Bob Bolling, who is probably the best known of the Little Archie creators. It’s the lead story in Archie’s Funhouse Summer Annual #21, which will be out in comic shops on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Double Digest’ #270

Here’s some Archie fun to start your holiday weekend! In Tom DeFalco and Dan Parent’s new lead story for Archie Comics Double Digest, Archie tries to crash a model shoot! Check it out and sample a classic Archie tale in our exclusive preview. The comic goes on sale on July 6. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Comics Annual ‘ #249

Cheryl Blossom takes center stage in the lead story of Betty & Veronica Friends Comics Annual #249, and we have an exclusive first look. When Cheryl gets a pet monkey, Veronica goes ape! The digest will be out in comic shops on Wednesday, but in th…

Exclusive Preview: ‘B&V Friends Comics Double Digest’ #248

Ethel takes center stage—as a comedienne—in the lead story of B&V Friends Comics Double Digest #248, written by Alex Simmons and drawn by Bill Galvan. We don’t actually see her in this exclusive preview, but we do see all her friends talking about boosting her confidence—and we know all those good intentions are going to […]

Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #231

We’re kicking off the weekend a little early today with an exclusive first look at Looney Tunes #231, which will be out in comic shops on June 22. This story goes all meta on us: It’s Daffy Duck versus a comic book artist as Daffy gets erased and painted into the most unusual places and […]

10 to Note: Summer Preview 2016

Here are ten books arriving in June, July, and August that I’m keeping an eye on. Picture Books School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, illustrated by Christian Robinson June 28, 2016 | Roaring Brook Press (Macmillan) | Grades PreK – 1 I’ve been waiting a while to talk about this one. I’ve been waiting […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Summer Annual’ #244

Here’s another Saturday morning preview to brighten your weekend! Magic is in the air when Betty and Veronica find a genie on the beach in the lead story, written and penciled by Archie veteran Dan Parent, in Betty & Veronica Summer Annual #244. We have some pages of classic stories for you as well. The […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Double Digest’ #269

Archie and Jughead set up a dog-washing business in the all-new lead story to Archie Comics Double Digest #269, and as always, chaos and hilarity result. Enjoy our exclusive preview of this new story and a classic; the digest will be out in comic shops…

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #70

Today’s exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #70 takes Scooby and the gang back to high school: Sure, most high school mascots are kind of goofy. But when a monstrous version of a mascot goes on a rampage, the only way to solve the mystery is for the Mystery Inc. gang to go undercover—by […]

Exclusive Preview: Jughead and Archie Comics Digest #21

Archie veterans Alex Simmons and Dan Parent are the creators of the lead story in Jughead and Archie Comics Digest #21, which is due out in comic shops this Wednesday. As always, the digest features a new story in the traditional style along with an assortment of classics. In this issue, Alex and Dan have […]

Exclusive Preview: Teen Titans Go #16

Let’s kick off the long weekend—and the beginning of summer!—with an exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go #16, which will be available in fine comic shops everywhere on June 1. Here’s the executive summary: After a stunning bank heist, the Amazing Mumbo Jumbo uses his magic to scramble the superpowers of the Teen Titans! What […]