Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for May 2016

Lumberjanes #26

A look at what non-Big Two comics are coming out in May 2016, including “Lumberjanes” and the final volume of “The Complete Peanuts,” the latter collecting the strips from 1999 to 2000 plus some extra material.

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 moreAnthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for November 2014

Bill Watterson of “Calvin and Hobbes” draws “Pearls Before Swine” strips

Sunday newspaper comics

If you’ve been reading “Pearls Before Swine” and found the artwork in this week’s strips strangely familiar looking, stop wondering—it’s true: Bill Watterson of “Calvin and Hobbes” fame has come out of his retirement (and J.D. Salinger-like reclusiveness) to draw portions of several strips for Stephan Pastis’ “Pearls Before Swine.” This has been Watterson’s first … Read moreBill Watterson of “Calvin and Hobbes” draws “Pearls Before Swine” strips

Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for March 2014

Comic book shop display

Here’s what’s of interest from various comic companies for March 2014. IDW Full solicitations are available here. Powerpuff Girls #7, $4 Rocky and Bullwinkle #1 (of 4), $4 Boom Studios Full solicitations are available here. Peanuts, vol. 3 TPB, $14 Comic strip compilations Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, vol. 2, $50 Pearls Falls Fast: … Read moreAnthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for March 2014

Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for October 2013

Comic book shop display

Here’s what’s of interest from various comic companies for October 2013. IDW Full solicitations are available here. Powerpuff Girls #2 (of 6), $4 Red 5 Comics Full solicitations are available here. Atomic Robo and the Savage Sword of Dr. Dinosaur #4 (of 5), $3.50 Comic strip compilations Rat’s Wars: A Pearls Before Swine Collection, Oct. … Read moreAnthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for October 2013

Boom Kids! becomes “kaboom!,” releases a Peanuts graphic novel

Comic book shop display

Boom Kids!, the all-ages imprint of Boom! Studios, has now renamed itself “kaboom!” Kaboom! will continue to publish child-friendly titles, including the non-Pixar Disney comics line (the Pixar comics have moved to Disney-owned Marvel Comics). One of kaboom!’s new titles is a graphic novel adaptation of a new “Peanuts” animated special, “Happiness is a Warm … Read moreBoom Kids! becomes “kaboom!,” releases a Peanuts graphic novel