March 28, 2017

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Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #236

We’re starting off our Saturday with some romantic goofiness this week, with an exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #236, which combines vintage cartoon characters with an up-to-date concept, reality TV: Are you ready to open your heart and fall in love? All your favorites are, and they’re doing it on television as contestants on “Single […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #236

We’re starting off our Saturday with some romantic goofiness this week, with an exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #236, which combines vintage cartoon characters with an up-to-date concept, reality TV: Are you ready to open your heart and fall in love? All your favorites are, and they’re doing it on television as contestants on “Single […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #79

Mystery meets magic in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #79, when the Mystery, Inc. gang mix it up with a bunch of magicians: Mystic Mansion will reveal all of its secrets when the gang heads to the world’s premier destination for magic and illusions. After arriving at the cryptic castle they find themselves part of a […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #7

Let’s start the week with some retro Archie! Archie Comics is celebrating three-quarters of a century of Archie and his pals, and they are pulling some old and not-so-old stories out of the vault, along with bonus art and other extras, for a series of anniversary digests. Here’s an exclusive preview of Archie 75th Anniversary […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Super Powers’ #5

Here’s an exclusive look at a new DC series by Tiny Titans favorites Art Baltazar and Franco. In his review of Super Powers #1, J. Caleb Mozzocco commented that the series seemed to be more story-driven than gag-driven, and in fact, the comic is rated 12+ despite its lighthearted artwork. The drama continues in Super […]

10 to Note: Spring Preview 2017

This warm weather in February is the real “spring preview”, amIright? Here are ten books I’m looking forward to this spring. Picture Books South by Daniel Duncan Abrams | May 2, 2017 | Grades K-2 What is it about this book that is appealing to me? I want to dig into this. Okay, first of all […]

10 to Note: Spring Preview 2017

This warm weather in February is the real “spring preview”, amIright? Here are ten books I’m looking forward to this spring. Picture Books South by Daniel Duncan Abrams | May 2, 2017 | Grades K-2 What is it about this book that is appealing to me? I want to dig into this. Okay, first of all […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Jughead and Archie Jumbo Digest’ #25

Dan Parent has a new lead story in Jughead and Archie Jumbo Digest #25, which is due out on Wednesday, and we’ve got a preview of it, as well as a classic Archie tale from years gone by. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #23

Scooby and the gang go west in this exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #23, and they end up on the trail of a ghost that’s stealing everything in town: Quick Draw McGraw may be the high-falutin’est, fastest-shootin’est lawman on the lone prairie, but he needs help from Scooby and the gang when faced with that […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #20

Time for some Saturday morning cartoons! Teen Titans Go #20 fights February’s snow and slush with a story about spring break and a heart-warming (not really) Valentine’s Day tale. Here’s the 411: Robin’s “Poetry Jam” was supposed to be romantic, but things are about to get really gross instead. We’re shocked. Then it’s time for […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #78

Time for some space hijinks with Scooby and the gang! In this week’s exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #78, the Mystery, Inc., crew goes to space camp—and things start going sideways when a mysterious space alien shows up: Sci-fi turns into sci-fright! Outer space camp goes scary when an angry alien tries to […]

Morning Notes: Not My Job Edition

MO PRO The New Yorker ran a profile of Mo Willems. It’s really one of the best pieces I’ve seen on a children’s book creator in a while. Consider it must-read. Click here to get going. NOT HIS JOB You ever listen to the NPR gameshow Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me? Daniel Handler recently appeared […]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #22

We’re starting the week on a light note, with an exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #22. In this issue, the gang are enjoying a rock concert when Frankenstein Jr. starts doing an Attack on Titan number on the stadium: He might look monstrous, but the robotic Frankenstein Jr. is really a force for justice—at least, […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Time Shifters’ Free Comic Book Day Comic

Today we have an exclusive preview of the Scholastic Graphix comic for Free Comic Book Day: Time Shifters. The creator is Chris Grine, and the FCBD comic is a preview of the full-lengh Time Shifters graphic novel, which will be out on May 30. Here’s the catalog info: When Luke investigates an eerie blue glow […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #77

Scooby and the gang head for a relaxing day at the beach, but ghost pirates get them started on their next investigation. And then Fred and Daphne brave the sharks to go surfing. It’s all happening in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #77, out in comic shops next Wednesday—but we’ll get you started right here, with […]

Exclusive Preview: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #5

Betty and Veronica take the spotlight in Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #5, which goes on sale January 4. Check out our preview with samples from stories from the early Archie (with the buck teeth) to the present day. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #21

The Mystery, Inc., gang has their hands full already with a Christmas ghost mystery in this week’s Scooby-Doo Team-Up #21—and then Harley Quinn decides to join them as well. Here’s the executive summary: It’s hard enough for Scooby and the gang to crack the mystery of a Dickensian Yuletide ghost…but it’s harder with “help” from […]

Exclusive Preview: World of Archie Double Digest #65

The Riverdale gang kicks off the weekend with some winter chores: In Dan Parent’s new lead story for World of Archie Double Digest #65, Jughead’s plan to remove the ice from the Lodge mansion’s front steps backfires spectacularly. The digest goes on sale in comic shops on December 28. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #19

Let’s kick off this pre-holiday Monday with an exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go #19. Here’s the scoop: The prank war to end all prank wars has erupted in Titans Tower, but for some reason, Beast Boy seems to be out-pranking everyone—he even dodged Cyborg’s barrage of stankballs. It’s like he knows what pranks are […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go’ #19

Let’s kick off this pre-holiday Monday with an exclusive preview of Teen Titans Go #19. Here’s the scoop: The prank war to end all prank wars has erupted in Titans Tower, but for some reason, Beast Boy seems to be out-pranking everyone—he even dodged Cyborg’s barrage of stankballs. It’s like he knows what pranks are […]