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Simpsons Comics Extravaganza by Matt Groening.

Welcome to the remarkable first four issues of Simpsons Comics, brought to you by the Bongo Comics Group, a small but overachieving band of merry artists, designers, lawyers and publicists. Their work looks effortless, but the Bongo gang has shed several droplets of sweat, a few droplets of blood, and perhaps even a couple of tears of joy in the making of these comics.

Don’t worry, however: All Bongo bodily secretions have been wiped off the original art so as not to distract you from your entertainment experience.

As Bart might say, “We’re proud of these comics, man.” As Lisa might say, “Damn, they’re good.”

And as Marge might say, “I don’t want you sitting up in that tree house all day reading comic books! You’ll ruin your eyes!” From Goodreads.

November 26, 2012 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment

I know you love comics!

Nikki Maxwell develops a sudden interest in student journalism that may or may not (okay, definitely does) have to do with the fact that mean girl Mackenzie has started writing a gossip column. And there just might be some juicy info involving Nikki’s crush, Brandon, that Nikki doesn’t want Mackenzie reporting to the world. So Nikki joins the school newspaper staff—and ends up as an advice columnist! It’s fun at first, answering other kids’ letters. But when Miss Know-It-All’s inbox is suddenly overflowing with pleas for guidance, Nikki feels in need of some help herself. Fortunately she has BFFs Chloe and Zoey on her side—and at her keyboard! From Goodreads.

Listen a audio excerpt: http://www.dorkdiaries.com/my-diaries/

Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school’s production of Moon Over Mississippi, she can’t really sing. Instead she’s the set designer for the drama department stage crew, and this year she’s determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn’t know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!

Rania Telgemeier has a blog where she published some Webcomics, you can visit it here.

8 short stories of this famous family!

Garfield, the furry food processor, is back for another helping of tastefully outrageous fun! And America´s most-famished feline is breaking all records for mealtime mayhem! Whether he´s snatching a snooze, drop-kicking the dog, or discovering the joys of a simple tummy scratch, Garfield always knows where his next nibble is coming from. If you´re hungry for laughter, you´ll eat him up. Pound for pound, there´s no funnier cat around.

 

Two new collections of your favorite comics characters.

October 31, 2012 at 9:04 am Leave a comment

Simpsons Comics: Unchained by Matt Groening.

Attention, citizens! Lock your doors and windows! Run for your lives! The Simpsons are busting out the bindings of their biggest and best book yet, and no one is safe from their maniacal comic madness! See Grampa Simpson embark on a new career as El Grampo, a modern day Zorro for the senior set, whose anarchistic shenanigans start to cramp the similarly–inspired protests of his grandson, Bart Simpson (a.k.a. El Barto). Behold the destructive power of censorship as Homer Simpson and the Comic Book Guy fight for their right to free speech and their very lives. Envison a local celebrity, Krusty the Clown, who comes to dinner and refuses to leave. Witness Mr. Burns’ power mad scheme to undermine the economy of Springfield by paying his employees in jelly donuts. Observe a town caught in the thrall of an international media sensation, unable to separate themselves from the television chronicle of the life of one man䇯mer Simpson. From Amazon.

May 30, 2012 at 8:17 am Leave a comment

7 new comic books to enjoy!

Ghostopolis by Doug Tennapel.

Garth Hale is as good as dead… The only problem is he´s still alive.

When Garth Hale is accidentally zapped into the ghost world by Frank Gallows, a washed-up ghost wrangler, he discovers that he has special power. Soon he finds himself on the run from the evil ruler of Ghostopolis, who wants to use Garth´s newfound abilities to tighten his grip on the spirit world. After Garth meets Cecil, his grandfather´s ghost, the two search for a way to get Garth back home, nearly losing hope until Frank Gallows shows up to fix his mistake.

Fashion Kitty and the B. O. Y. S.  by Charise Mericle Harper.

Who will save Fashion Kitty?

It´s hard to believe, but Fashion Kitty is in danger.

Who´s the villain? Is it a jealous kitty? Is it a boy kitty? Is it an inventor kitty?

Is it a kitty full of trouble?

Yes! Yes! Yes! And yes!

Sometimes, even a superhero needs a helping paw. Luckily for Fashion Kitty, she´s not the only hero in town.

Learn how to make a stuffy cupcake by Charise Harper:

Get some fancy book learning´ by Matt Groening.

Month Olympus will never be the same when Homer presents The Iliad and Ned Flanders takes a turn as Aesop. Then, in a tale of biblical proportions, Bart meets the most famous underachiever of all time, the Prodigal Son, and Abraham Simpson finds it is not so easy to keep a covenant with God when you have a son like Homer.  Next, Marge is Persian princess Scheherazade, who must impress the impulsive King Moe-mar Shahryar every night with a story in order to save her own neck. Then, Bart does the Bard, man, when the students of Springfield Elementary perform, measure by measure, virtually every one of William Shakespeare´s plays in one midsummer night. Finally, Lisa attempts to win over Rod and Todd Flanders with the lovely and endearing Danish fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen.

Lard of the Jungle by Jim Davis.

Wild Fun!

It´s a safari of fun when Garfield, the fat cat with the elephantine appetite, gets wild and crazy in this all-new collection of comics. Let the adventures begin!

 Shovels it in by Jim Davis.

Fill´er up!

Garfield believes in living life to the fullest. No easy task for a cat with a bottomless stomach. In this latest collection of comics, the fat cat with the legendary appetite treats himself to seconds, thirds, fourths, and fifths and proves that anything worth eating is worth overeating.

Robot Dreams by Sara Varon.

Richly endearing and full of surprises, Robot Dreams follows an ill-fated friendship between a dog and a robot. After a Labor Day jaunt to he beach leaves Robot rusty and immobilized in the sand, Dog, unsure what to do, abandon him. As the season pass Dog tries to replace his friend, making and losing a series of new ones, from a melting snowman to epicurean anteaters. Meanwhile, Robot passes his time daydreaming, escaping to better places… Through interwoven journeys, the two characters long to recover from their day at the beach.

The Adventures of Daniel Boom aka Loud Boy: Grow Up by D. J. Steinberg.

What in the world has happened to our young heroes?! Suddenly they are all acting like old people! Why is Loud Boy walking with a cane? Is that Chaterbox with the granny bag and beehive hairdo?

Wait a minute, when did Destructo-Kid  go crazy for bingo? Is Fidget the new shuffleboard king of the Senior Center! And hold the phone – is that Tantrum Girl over there sitting in a big rocking chair and knitting?

There´s only one way to find out. Too scared? Oh… Grow Up!

 

 

May 21, 2012 at 11:53 am Leave a comment

Simpsons Comics Meltdown by Matt Groening.

It´s a red-alert laugh riot when all of Springfield moves in with Mr. Burns after a hazardous nuclear cloud engulfs the town. Then, fire up the grill as Krusty the Clown´s famous franchise gets some not-so friendly competition from a new burger meister Homer Simpson!

And when Springfield faces its worst financial crisis in history, mayor Quimby sets off a firestorm of trouble by declaring that the town be open for business 24/7.

Watch the pies fly after Marge hires Krusty the Clown as her new life coach. Finally, in an incendiary fable, Homer is appointed the new fire chief and literally decides to fight fire with fire.

Link to the official website.

 

March 28, 2012 at 10:10 am Leave a comment


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