• Hardcore Lady-Types Living Their Best Life: Lumberjanes #50

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    Lumberjanes #50 Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh (Writers), Dozerdraws (Artist), Maarta Laiho (Colourist), Aubrey Aiese (Letterer) BOOM! Box May 2018 I used to be a regular Lumberjanes reader, but over the last few years, I’m ashamed to admit I’ve fallen behind on all my ongoing series, Lumberjanes included. I’m slowly getting caught up through the trades,

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  • Grab a Sword and Enter the Cardboard Kingdom

    Grab a Sword and Enter the Cardboard Kingdom0

    The Cardboard Kingdom Chad Sell (creator & artist); Jay Fuller, David DeMeo, Katie Schenkel, Kris Moore, Molly Muldoon, Vid Alliger, Manuel Betancourt, Michael Cole, Cloud Jacobs, Barbara Perez Marquez (writers) Random House June 2018 Adventure roams the streets as a neighborhood of children turn their suburban homes into a mythical fairy tale world separate from

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  • Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Comics

    Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Comics0

    Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women Adam and Lisa Murphy Phoenix at David Fickling Books, March 1st 2018 There are children for whom this will rank among the most valuable books of their lives, and it only costs ten pounds (penny change). I appreciate this is an introduction with what’s perhaps offputting grandeur, but I’m afraid I

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  • Stephanie Phillips’ NWHL Comic is Kicking Ice and Taking Names

    Stephanie Phillips’ NWHL Comic is Kicking Ice and Taking Names0

    Hockey, in particular, the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), is very near and dear to writer Stephanie Phillips heart, and Kicking Ice shows it. The all-ages graphic novel about two young female hockey players who dream of being drafted is like a love letter to the NWHL. Since its in inception in October 2015, the

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  • Over the Garden Wall is a Fairy Tale Journey Out of Darkness

    Over the Garden Wall is a Fairy Tale Journey Out of Darkness1

    Nearly every bit of children’s media that adults also happen to enjoy inevitably gets twisted into some darker story: Ash Ketchum is in a coma, Hogwarts is an imaginary sanctuary for an abused child, and My Neighbor Totoro is really about a horrific crime.

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  • Wrapped Up #2: Your Everyday Preteen Mummy

    Wrapped Up #2: Your Everyday Preteen Mummy1

    Wrapped Up #2 Dave Scheidt (Writer), Scoot McMahon and Carolyn Nowak (Art), Sean Dove (Colorist) Lion Forge Comics November 15th, 2017 Milo is your everyday preteen boy. His parents are divorced. He has a sister he struggles to get along with. He loves pizza. And of course, he’s a mummy. Mummies in Milo’s world are

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