Comics BargainAlert: Marvel Comics Featured Sale

Avengers fans: rejoice! Right now Amazon’s running a Marvel Comics Featured Sale. The sale includes 14 Marvel anthology volumes in all, including all four books in the Avengers: Time Runs Out series for just $3.99 each! Avengers: Time Runs Out Vol. 1 (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $3.99) Collects Avengers (2012) #35-37, New Avengers (2013) … Read more

Kids on Fire: Doug TenNapel’s Graphic Novels For Gradeschoolers

It can be tough to keep gradeschoolers reading during summer, and with reluctant readers it can seem an impossible task. If you’ve got a struggling or reluctant reader, try these inventive graphic novels from Doug TenNapel. They deal with themes kids can relate to: growing up, taking on new responsibilities, facing challenges, peer pressure, bullying … Read more

Preacher Graphic Novels

The new TV series Preacher is based on this bestselling and award-winning series of graphic novels by Garth Ennis. “Just about the best thing to come along since comics started finding their way into books.”—The Washington Post “Features more blood and blasphemy than any mainstream comic in memory. Cool.”—Entertainment Weekly Preacher Book 1 (4.5/5 stars, … Read more

Stephen King’s The Stand Graphic Novel Series

Stephen King’s The Stand was a runaway bestseller at the time of its publication, and later spawned a hit TV miniseries. The Stand is King’s frightening tale of a deadly plague that divides the U.S. into factions of good vs. supernatural evil, sane vs. insane, and everyday heroes vs. psychopathic, murderous villains. All six graphic … Read more

Comics Spotlight: Why Is C-3PO’s Arm Red?

Many a Star Wars fan noticed that in The Force Awakens, one of C-3PO’s arms is red. No explanation is given in the film, but the answer is revealed in a new, one-off comic: Star Wars Special: C-3PO #1 (5/5 stars, currently priced at $4.99). This book delves into the deeper questions of the ethics … Read more