What’s Making Us Happy This Week!

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Whitney The lip-dub video of the cast and crew of David Tennant-era Doctor Who singing along to The Proclaimers’ ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ put a huge smile on my face! The latest episode of Psych featured a superhero comics theme with citizen…

Archie: The Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.

This is an update of an Archie special from the 1960s. At the time, two TV shows were very popular: “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” and “Mission Impossible.” There are numerous references to both shows throughout the comic. Archie Andrews opens…

Star Trek Countdown

    This graphic novel was released as a prequel to Star Trek (the 2009 movie remake) to explain the back story of how all the Star Trek characters we love and know are now re-booted in a different time…

BodyWorld

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Leaving the family drama and introspection of his highly acclaimed Bottomless Belly Button behind, BodyWorld takes indie darling Dash Shaw into a wild, dystopian, psychedelic sci-fi romp. Set in year 2060, we see the aftermath of a second United States…

Benny and Penny, books 1 and 2

In Benny and Penny in the Just Pretend, Penny wants to play with her big brother Benny. But Benny thinks little sisters are a pain. Maybe if they play hide and seek, Penny will hide and Benny can just not…

Marvel Origins Series

This series is designed as an introduction to the Marvel universe for the grade school set. Here we read about the back-stories of different Marvel superheroes: Thor, Captain America, Spiderman, X-Men. Each book is written in a very straightforward way,…