May 28, 2017

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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 […]

Exclusive First Look at ‘Riverdale Digest’ #1!

Today we’re featuring the debut of a brand-new Archie title: Riverdale Digest #1 is the first issue of a new digest series that will collect stories from their rebooted Archie comics. As you may remember, the Archie folks did a complete makeover of their flagship titles, although the digests continued to run older stories, with […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Super Powers’ #6

This weekend we have an exclusive preview of Super Powers #6, by the Tiny Titans team of Art Baltazar and Franco. In his review of Super Powers #1, Caleb noted that this series isn’t as gag-oriented as many of Art and Franco’s other works; instead, it’s a fairly straightforward superhero story done in their signature […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Double Digest’ #277

Here’s some more Archie fun to close out our Monday, with an early look at Archie Comics Double Digest #277, out in comic shops on Wednesday. The new lead story in this issue is a rather surreal Archiefied take on Pinocchio. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Spring Annual’ #26

Archie and his pals are off to the Philippines in the latest Archie digest, Archie’s Funhouse Spring Annual #26. In the lead story, which is new, the Archies have a concert gig in Manila—with a film crew in tow that’s making a documentary about them. There are plenty of other stories as well, including—just in […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #80

Here’s an advance look at Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #80, which will be out in comic shops on April 5. What’s it about? Glad you asked! After wrapping up their latest case, the Mystery Machine may need an exorcism! When a trip to the car wash unearths a soapy spirit with intent to scare, can […]

Interview: Cecil Castellucci on ‘Soupy Leaves Home’

Cecil Castellucci and Jose Pimienta’s Soupy Leaves Home, set during the Depression, is a story about a girl who walks away from an abusive home, disguises herself as a boy, and rides the rails as a hobo. Her companion and protector is Ramshackle, a much older man whose imagination and open-heartedness help her heal and […]

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 […]