It might just be me, but I have to imagine that for a lot of people my age, it's still a little surprising to see Bongo's commitment to producing kid-friendly Simpsons comics. Pleasantly surprised, you understand, but still, I remember being a kid when that show started, and I have fond memories of both the parental outcry about how the Simpsons were actively destroying family values and the truly hilarious explosion of bootleg merchandise that followed its initial popularity. And yet, here we are, with a long-running line of comics that uses some of the most popular characters in any medium of the last quarter century to tell stories directed squarely at younger readers, and does it with a consistently high level of quality.
The latest offering: The Wonderful World of Lisa Simpson #1, a one-shot anthology of stories focusing on the Simpsons' often beleaguered middle child, told by a roster of all-star creators, mostly women, and it is great.
Ice King's not the most sympathetic character most of the time, what with his constant kidnapping of princesses and all, but Jon M. Gibson and Jim Rugg's "Hot Deals In Ice Kingdom" backup in this week's Adventure Time #10 has made him considerably easier to relate to. For folks into comics an
Saving the planet is dirty work, but for full-time heroes Jake (the dog) and Finn (the human), cleaning up is even messier business in this week's Adventure Time #4 by Ryan North, Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb. Boom! Studios has provid
Sometimes you look at a single image and wish that it was full-blown illustrated book. For examples, you need look no further than illustrator/animator extraordinaire Kassandra Heller's illustration portfolio
We've shown you covers to Boom! Studios' Adventure Time#3 and #5, but somewhere along the way we algebraic'ed when we should've rhombus'ed and Adventure Time #4's alternate looks went unseen here at CA. The issue's May 30 release will give fans their choice between four di
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