• Tips for Reading Comics Aloud

    Tips for Reading Comics Aloud0

    My home is filled with comics, graphic novels, and books about comics and graphic novels. My kid has thus been surrounded by comics her whole life, though it was only last year, when she was three, that I started reading them aloud to her. Though comics are often referred to as “kids’ stuff,” they can

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  • Misfit City Is My Favorite New Series from BOOM! Box

    Misfit City Is My Favorite New Series from BOOM! Box0

    Misfit City Kerstin “Kiwi” Smith (writer), Kurt Lustgarten (writer), Naomi Franquiz (artist), Brittany Peer (colorist), Jim Campbell (letterer) BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios Misfit City is my favorite new series from BOOM! Box. The story focuses on a small group of teen girls in a coastal Oregon town made famous by an ‘80’s

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  • BOOM! Bar: Every Detail Covered

    BOOM! Bar: Every Detail Covered0

    Eight offerings from BOOM! this week—three licensed, five creator-owned. Of the licenses, only one (Adventure Time/Regular Show #5 of a six-issue mini from KaBOOM!) is a single issue; Planet of the Apes Archive and Sons of Anarchy (both BOOM! Studios) both see their volumes two, with the former being in hardcover and the latter soft.

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: Building A Legacy

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Building A Legacy1

    Welcome once again to Monthly Marvel Muster… or bi-monthly Marvel Muster, as the case may be. My November was a trash fire, but I’m back now with two months of Marvel news and reviews all at once [Thank goodness! —Ed.]. A lot happened in the last two months. Marvel Legacy is now in full swing,

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  • BOOM! Bar: Caylo’s Last Bunch

    BOOM! Bar: Caylo’s Last Bunch0

    This week, of Wednesday the sixth (just passed), Lumberjanes volume seven is released and Armory Wars keeps on keepin’ on. As for the rest of the licensed fare: Corissa, stalwart of the BOOM! Bar Adventure Time beat, has this to say of KaBOOM!’s issue #71 : Adventure Time #71: Double Troubles Part 2 is a

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  • Oni Watch: Home For the Holidays

    Oni Watch: Home For the Holidays0

    The holiday season is well underway, and let me tell you, it really feels like we’ve been dragging our feet to 2018. Now, my family is as conservative as they come. (“Even though they’re Latinx, Azha, really?” Yes, really.) And I wouldn’t have made it through the eight-hour Thanksgiving Family Extravaganza without digging into a

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