Roundtable: DC Comics & Superheroines

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The big news in mainstream comics this fall has been the dramatic reboot of the DC Comics universe. With an aggressive marketing push behind it and the stated purpose of the reboot partially being recruiting new readers, anticpation was high.…

Nursery Rhyme Comics

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    This treasury of fifty familiar and not-so-familiar nursery rhymes was illustrated and freshly interpreted by fifty well-known and not-so-well known comic book illustrators (with several familiar illustrators from outside the comic book realm) with copious colour and wild…

Yo Gabba Gabba: Comic Book Time

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The kid’s television show, Yo Gabba Gabba, has a long history with comics. The short stories featured in between skits is often in sequential format, including the reoccurring Super Martian Robot Girl. Yo Gabba Gabba also features varying types of…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Allen I’m happy to report that I’m adapting to life post-Doctor Who quite well! I can now catch up on all the other shows I’ve been recording, whoo! I caught the pilot of American Horror Story, which is a new…

Night Animals

I don’t suspect that Night Animals is the sort of book that many libraries will be adding to their collections. At 48 pages it’s barely more than a standard pamphlet, and would get lost in most library’s graphic novel collections.…