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The Dumbest Idea Ever!

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Jimmy Gownley’s reflective look at his youth and his enthrallment with the comic book world, while personal and introspective, is honest and appealing. It offers the reader a chance to get to know several of its characters and to join…

SMASH: Trial by Fire

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Andrew Ryan is your typical fifth grader. Like all the other kids in town, he hero-worships the Defender, greatest hero the world has ever known. He daydreams about being a hero himself: Sparrowhawk! But real life isn’t so heroic. He’s…

Beginning Pearls

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In his successful attempt to reach out to a younger reading audience, Stephan Pastis has gathered age-appropriate examples from his successful syndicated comic strip, Pearls Before Swine. The collection is populated with the resident and familiar main characters, each launching…

Monster on the Hill

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Prepare yourself for a time travel journey back to a time that never was: the 1867 English countryside and the resident beasts that terrorize (loosely) the communities, bringing excitement and, of course, tourism dollars in return. Well, almost every community.…

The Big Wet Balloon

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Matilda can’t wait for her sister Clementine to wake up. Even though Clementine is so young she sleeps in a crib and only talks a little, Matilda has plans for them, big Saturday plans. That’s because everything is better on…

Adventure Time, Volume 1

Can’t get enough Adventure Time? Well, neither can I, so I picked up the first volume of the wonderful, whimsical Cartoon Network show turned comic book. And, it is glorious! Made up of one very short story about BMO and…

Snarked! Vol. 1-3

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And so it was Roger Langridge thought he would tell a tale. He’d draw some pretty pictures and then put it up for sale. He’d write some funny characters and put them all in peril. And he would base this…