July 23, 2017

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Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #28

Here’s a look at Scooby-Doo Team-Up #28 which is also out on July 26: The gang uncovers a tale of their great-great-grandparents (and grand-dog!) in the old West. When monstrous rumors bring the Weirdness Wagon to town, will they find a fearsome beast, or just come face-to-scarred-face with the lawman Jonah Hex?

Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #238

We’re wrapping up this Comic-Con weekend with a couple of previews of upcoming comics. First up is Looney Tunes #238: Wile E. Coyote’s new Acme universal remote does more than just control his TV. It can slow, pause and speed up anything around it, and might be just the thing he needs to catch the […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #83

Scooby and the gang head to the Old West (or rather, a dude ranch) in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #83—and even Shaggy is packing heat! Howdy partners! There’s a Wild West mystery to be solved by a crew of city slickers and their dog. Ya see, the cattle have skedaddled, and there’s a ghost in […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Summer Annual’ #70

More Archie! World of Archie Summer Annual #70 kicks off with an original story written by Dan Parent (does this man ever sleep?): In “Club Dread,” Veronica brings the gang to a fun-filled island resort. But she doesn’t tell them about the horror-themed murder mystery event that happens at night! Find out when the digest […]

Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #11

We’re enjoying some all-American Archie comics this Independence Day. If you missed the “Archie Marries” storyline the first time around—or if you just feel like taking a walk down Memory Lane—then Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #11 is for you: It recaps the story that started all the fuss. The comic is out on July 5. […]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #37

Plastic Man calls on the Mystery, Inc., gang to convince his friend Woozy (who is more than a little reminiscent of Popeye’s Wimpy) that he’s not really cursed in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #37: A fortune-teller has predicted doom for Plastic Man’s sidekick, Woozy Winks! Plas needs the Scooby gang to find out if the fortune-teller’s curse […]

10 to Note: Summer Preview 2017

Here we go, folks. One season, Ten books that I’m excited about. Books that make me go . . . Let’s begin. Picture Books Monster’s New Undies by Samantha Berger, illustrated by Tad Carpenter Orchard Books | June 27 | Grades PreK-2 Decades from now we will look back at the twenty teens and remember […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go!’ #22

We have a musical interlude for you today with an exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go! #22: Something “Smells like Teen Titans Spirit” when Raven judges a musical competition and Punk Rocket’s band threatens to shake the city to pieces! Then our heroes grow “Bored of the Dance” when Starfire’s plans for a Titans Prom […]

Exclusive Preview: ”Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #82

Scooby and the gang hit the road in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #82, in order to investigate a stange being that’s terrorizing a truck stop: For truckers on a midnight run, an all-night truck stop is a sight for sore eyes…unless it’s haunted by the Truck Stop Terror! With truckers running for their lives, and […]

Preview: ‘Surfside Girls’

Kim Dwinell’s Surfside Girls has a timeless quality. With its likable characters, sunny colors, and supernatural mystery, it’s a perfect summer read. I got an early look at it a few weeks ago and was instantly smitten—it’s a mystery with ghosts and history mixed up into it, the sort of book I loved as a […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #10

We’re kicking off the week with a look at Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #10, which collects a number of fairy-tale based Archie stories from over the years. The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #237

Here’s another preview for your Sunday evening: It’s nostalgia time with Looney Tunes #237, featuring a takeoff on Buck Rogers. Here’s the executive summary: Duck Dodgers has always been the 24-1/2 century’s greatest hero—until today! His faithful partner, Eager Young Space Cadet, was just promoted to the rank of Commander, placing Dodgers in unfamiliar territory. […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #26

I’m not sure what prompted the DC folks to resurrect the 1970s cartoon character Hong Kong Phooey for Scooby-Doo Team-Up #26, but they did. If you’re curious to see what that would look like, here’s a preview; the comic is out in stores on May 24.

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica’ Summer Annual #253

The lead story of Betty & Veronica Summer Annual #253, out this week, focuses on the supporting character Brigitte, with a new lead story in the classic Archie style by Dan Parent. There are also some older stories that are great for leisure reading. Check out our exclusive preview—and enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica’ Summer Annual #253

The lead story of Betty & Veronica Summer Annual #253, out this week, focuses on the supporting character Brigitte, with a new lead story in the classic Archie style by Dan Parent. There are also some older stories that are great for leisure reading. Check out our exclusive preview—and enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #9

The Archie folks have been celebrating their 75th anniversary with a series of digests featuring retro stories. Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #9, which comes out on May 10, brings back the “Love Showdown” story from 1994 that dangled the possibility that the Betty-Veronica-Archie lover triangle could be resolved once and for all. This one’s a […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #81

Here’s a sneak preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #81, which features a troll—a real troll, not the internet kind: Everyone knows trolls live under bridges, and when the Mayor’s grand opening for the city’s newest bridge is cut short because of a huge, fearsome troll who claims the bridge as his new home, it’s […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #81

Here’s a sneak preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #81, which features a troll—a real troll, not the internet kind: Everyone knows trolls live under bridges, and when the Mayor’s grand opening for the city’s newest bridge is cut short because of a huge, fearsome troll who claims the bridge as his new home, it’s […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Annual’ #278

Archie is on the road again in the lead story of Archie Comics Annual #278. In this new story scripted by Dan Parent, Archie travels to India to help his friend Raj with a movie project. We have a preview of that story and one of the classic Archie tales as well. The digest goes […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ # 25

Time for some retro-riffic Saturday morning cartoon fun with this week’s preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #25: The generation gap turns into a generation gasp when the aging hipsters of Karma Corners get locked up by the ghosts of their ancestors, who are fed up with the hijinks of their meddling kids! Even with the help […]