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June 23, 2022 by Mike Pawuk
Originally published in France in 2016 and reprinted for the first time in the United States Zombie Coffee is a wonderful tribute to the feisty Mickey Mouse of old with some classic characters back for the ride.
February 23, 2022 by Mike Pawuk
Celebrate Mickey Mouse's 90th anniversary with a collection of stories by over 47 creators in one unique anthology.
February 25, 2021 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
In Mickey Mouse: New Adventures of The Phantom Blot, Disney heroes Mickey, Goofy, Donald and Scrooge will all need to team-up to keep the world (and/or Scrooge's fortune) safe from the mysterious criminal mastermind.
June 28, 2018 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Fantagraphics continues to expand its line of well curated, beautifully designed collections of classic Disney comics beyond their original Carl Barks and Floyd Gottfredson libraries. The publisher’s latest effort is the Disney Masters series, each volume of which features the work of a single international artist working in the long-form adventure tradition established and perfected […]
November 20, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
The Return of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Writers: Guido Martin and Romano Scarpa Artists: Romano Scarpa, Luciano Gatto and Rodolfo Cimino Fantagraphics; $19.99 Walt Disney’s 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs ended with the revived Snow White and her prince heading off to their castle in the clouds, while the words “and […]
August 3, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Ten Thousand Years in Hell Writer/Artist: Maurice Tillieux Fantagraphics; $19.99 The title story in Ten Thousand Years in Hell, a new collection of a pair of Gil Jordan, Private Detective stories from the early 1960s, takes its title from a courtroom scene. Jordan and his comic relief sidekick Crackerjack are before a tribunal in a […]
November 3, 2015 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron Writer/Artist: Charles M. Schulz Fantagraphics; $24.99 Fantagraphics Boooks, publishers of The Complete Peanuts series, has assembled and released a new collection of strips on the eve of The Peanuts Movie, the most expensive and ambitious animated outting to feature Charlie Brown and the gang. Among the filmmakers’ attempts to exploit […]
August 12, 2015 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
The Kurdles By Robert Goodin Fantagraphics Books; $25 The title characters of Robert Goodin’s all-ages graphic novel are a motley assortment of characters who live in a place called Kurdleton, somewhere in the woods. They consist of Phineas, a scarecrow-like doll; Hank, an anthropomorphic unicorn in a T-shirt and jeans; Pentapus, a five-legged cephalopod-sort in […]
February 5, 2015 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
A Valentine for Charlie Brown By Charles M. Schulz Fantagraphics; $9.99 The latest holiday-themed Peanuts gift book from Fantagraphics focuses on the least Charlie Brown-iest of the holidays: Valentine’s Day. An entire day—preceded by a short but expanding marketing season—devoted to expressions of love between couples, it’s a rather weird holiday in that it is […]
November 6, 2014 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge and Donald Duck: “Return to Plain Awful” By Don Rosa Fantagraphics; $29.99 Fantagraphics certainly is doing their level best to keep us supplied with Disney Duck comics. Hot on the heels of the first volume of their new Don Rosa Library and kid-friendlier trade paperback repackaging of some Carl Barks classics […]
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