• Svetlana Chmakova Goes Back to Nightschool With The Weirn Books: Be Wary of The Silent Woods

    Svetlana Chmakova Goes Back to Nightschool With The Weirn Books: Be Wary of The Silent Woods0

    Award-winning creator Svetlana Chmakova goes back to nightschool with a new series, The Weirn Books: Be Wary of The Silent Woods. The first story, available now from Yen Press’ middle grade graphic novel imprint, JY, introduces us to Ailis Thornton and her cousin, Na’ya Leiburne-Thornton. Ailis is a 12-year-old weirn — a witch bound to

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  • Dear Justice League, Can I Read Some More?

    Dear Justice League, Can I Read Some More?0

    Dear Justice League Wes Abbott (letterer), Gustavo Duarte (artist), Marcelo Maiolo (colorist), Michael Northrop (writer) DC Zoom (a DC Comics imprint) August 6, 2019 In March 2015, I hosted a Gotham Academy roundtable featuring five book bloggers. We discussed their limited experience with comics, whether the series was great for newbies, and if they would

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  • The Super Sons Take on the PolarShield Project

    The Super Sons Take on the PolarShield Project0

    Super Sons: The PolarShield Project Book #1 Ile Gonzalez (artist), Ridley Pearson (writer) and Saida Temofonte (letterer) DC Zoom (a DC Comics imprint) April 2, 2019 In March 2015, I hosted a Gotham Academy roundtable featuring five book bloggers. We discussed their limited experience with comics, if the series was great for newbies, and if

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  • Read-Alikes: Welcome to the Fantastic Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones

    Read-Alikes: Welcome to the Fantastic Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones0

    When I was a kid, I read my paperback copy of Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones so many times that the binding fell apart. As much as I enjoyed it, I remember having a lot of questions during my rereads. For example, I can remember wondering, “Why does it seem like I am supposed to

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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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  • Book Beat: Lumberjanes Book Cover and Title Reveal, Hillary’s Current Read, and More!

    Book Beat: Lumberjanes Book Cover and Title Reveal, Hillary’s Current Read, and More!0

    • March 9, 2017

    Helloooo readers! It’s Stephanie again! Since yesterday was International Women’s Day, this week’s Book Beat is all about female authors, characters, and influence. Hey, we are Women Write About Comics. Personally I only tweeted and retweeted female voices on Wednesday to give them a boost. Speaking of female voices, I recently borrowed Tracee de Hahn’s debut

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