Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for November 2015

Back to the Future #2

Here’s a look at comics coming out from the non-Big Two companies for November 2015. Archie A full list of solicitations is available here. The Shield #3, on sale Nov. 18, $4 Jughead #2, on sale Nov. 18, $4 IDW A full list of solicitations is available here. Back to the Future #2 (of 4), $4 … Read more

Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for November 2014

Breaking Stephan: A Pearls Before Swine Collection

Here’s what’s of interest coming out from various comic companies in November. IDW Full solicitations are available here. Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War! #6 (of 6), $4 Image Full solicitations are available here. Oddly Normal #3, on sale Nov. 26, $3 Boom Studios Full solicitations are available here. Steven Universe #4, $4 Lumberjanes #8, … Read more

Earth Day (and Arbor Day) in cartoons

Captain Planet

Environmentalism in cartoons too often gets treated at two extremes. On one extreme is the “Captain Planet and the Planeteers” method, where the environmentalism sometimes come off as heavy-handed. On the other extreme are cartoons (largely adult-oriented ones) that seem to side with the Fox News crowd’s view of things: mocking anyone concerned about ecology as “a bunch of … Read more

Anthony’s trade paperback picks for October 2012

Comic book shop display

Here’s trade paperbacks of interest coming out in October 2012. DC Showcase Presents: World’s Finest, vol. 4, on sale Nov. 21, $20 Archie Kevin Keller: Welcome to Riverdale, on sale Oct. 31, $12 IDW Archie: Best of Dan DeCarlo, vol. 4, on sale Oct. 30, $25 (hardcover) Boom Studios It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown!, on sale … Read more