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Dynamite and Smosh Team for Comics and Graphic Novels

dynamite-logoIn a deal brokered by The Joester Loria Group, DEFY Media’s YouTube sensation SMOSH has licensed with Dynamite Entertainment to develop a series of comics and graphic novels.

Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox are the duo behind the powerhouse comedy brand SMOSH. SMOSH catapulted to YouTube’s #1 most subscribed channel in 2013, ranks among YouTube’s Top 3 most viewed channels of all time with more than 6 billion lifetime views, and counts over 30 million combined channel subscribers and 20 million social followers. SMOSH’s multi-faceted enterprise, based around its flagship YouTube channel and highly trafficked website, includes multiple record-setting channel spinoffs, including SMOSH Games – among YouTube’s fastest growing channels ever – and Shut Up Cartoons, top-charting musical endeavors, merchandising, magazines, mobile, OTT and gaming apps – and, coming soon, The SMOSH Movie.

  • SMOSH, the powerhouse digital comedy brand with more than 30 million subscribers across multiple YouTube Channels and over 20 million social media followers, launched in 2005 as the brainchild of Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla.  Founded in 2004, Dynamite Entertainment has become a leading comic publisher focusing on creating adaptations of top entertainment properties.
  • An extension of DEFY Media’s SMOSH comedy brand, which includes multiple YouTube channels, a highly trafficked website, mobile, OTT and gaming apps, and merchandising, the comic & graphic novel series will give Hecox and Padilla a new platform for their distinct brand of humor, and will provide SMOSH fans with another way to connect with their favorite digital channels.
  • The SMOSH Graphic Novels and Comics will hit retail shelves Holiday 2015 and will retail for $3.99-$4.99 for comic books, $14.99-$19.99 for soft cover graphic novels, $24.99-$49.99 for hard covers.
  • The program will target the growing community of graphic novel and comic book enthusiast in the young millennial demographic
  •  Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla have been listed as the highest ranking public figures among teens 13-17 years old according to a 2014 survey commissioned by Variety
  •  Domestic sales of comics and graphic novels have been rising for years, reaching $870 million in 2013, up from $265 million in 2000, according to estimates by Comichron’s John Jackson Miller and ICv2’s Milton Griepp.

Top 100 Best-Selling Graphic Novels for April 2015

Previews has released the top 100 best-selling graphic novels for April 2015. Image Comics was top for the month, holding four of the top ten slots, including the top spot with The Walking Dead Vol. 23.

Marvel held the second spot with their one graphic novel in the top spot, Avengers: Rage of Ultron. DC Comics had four entries in the top ten, and BOOM! Studios had one with Lumberjanes Vol. 1 at #10.

IDW Publishing‘s best was #48 with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters and Dark Horse‘s best was #55 with Prometheus: Fire and Stone.

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in April 2015

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 23 $14.99 FEB150545 IMA
2 AVENGERS RAGE OF ULTRON OGN HC $24.99 DEC140948 MAR
3 FABLES TP VOL 21 HAPPILY EVER AFTER (MR) $17.99 JAN150397 DC
4 BATMAN TP VOL 05 ZERO YEAR DARK CITY (N52) $16.99 JAN150363 DC
5 SAGA TP VOL 04 (MR) $14.99 OCT140644 IMA
6 JUPITERS LEGACY TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 FEB150526 IMA
7 HARLEY QUINN TP VOL 01 HOT IN THE CITY (N52) $16.99 JAN150369 DC
8 BATMAN HC VOL 06 THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT (N52) $24.99 DEC140379 DC
9 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
10 LUMBERJANES TP VOL 01 $14.99 FEB151172 BOO
11 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE TP $15.99 FEB150860 MAR
12 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
13 SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 JAN140556 IMA
14 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
15 HARLEY QUINN HC VOL 02 POWER OUTAGE (N52) $24.99 DEC140380 DC
16 CIVIL WAR TP $24.99 JAN072436 MAR
17 SUNSTONE OGN VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 FEB150538 IMA
18 BATMAN ADVENTURES MAD LOVE DELUXE ED HC $24.99 NOV140306 DC
19 SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR HC VOL 06 $24.99 AUG141586 ONI
20 ORIGINAL SIN TP $34.99 FEB150862 MAR
21 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 MILES BEHIND US (NEW PTG) $14.99 SEP088204 IMA
22 WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 05 FLESH (N52) $16.99 JAN150375 DC
23 CAPTAIN MARVEL TP VOL 02 STAY FLY $15.99 JAN150902 MAR
24 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO TP VOL 01 $14.99 JAN150374 DC
25 GOTHAM CITY SIRENS TP BOOK 02 $24.99 JAN150373 DC
26 ADVENTURE TIME ORIGINAL GN VOL 05 GRAYBLES SCHMAYBLES $12.99 FEB151177 BOO
27 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 15 $10.99 FEB151487 RAN
28 MORTAL KOMBAT X TP VOL 01 (MR) $14.99 JAN150383 DC
29 BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC $17.99 NOV070226 DC
30 MS MARVEL TP VOL 01 NO NORMAL $15.99 JUN140725 MAR
31 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 22 A NEW BEGINNING (MR) $14.99 SEP140657 IMA
32 GREEN ARROW TP VOL 06 BROKEN (N52) $14.99 JAN150370 DC
33 MOON KNIGHT TP VOL 02 DEAD WILL RISE $17.99 JAN150899 MAR
34 SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 02 TWO WORLDS ONE COP (MR) $14.99 OCT140654 IMA
35 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO HC VOL 02 $22.99 DEC140390 DC
36 MPH TP $14.99 FEB150530 IMA
37 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 03 SAFETY BEHIND BARS $14.99 NOV082245 IMA
38 SPIDER-VERSE HC $75 FEB150845 MAR
39 SPREAD TP VOL 01 NO HOPE (MR) $14.99 DEC140691 IMA
40 STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION TP VOL 01 EMPIRE $34.99 JAN150884 MAR
41 DC COMICS ZERO YEAR TP (N52) $24.99 JAN150367 DC
42 DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR TP VOL 01 ASSASSINS $19.99 JAN150379 DC
43 BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DEC120323 DC
44 WONDER WOMAN HC VOL 06 BONES (N52) $22.99 DEC140384 DC
45 BEE AND PUPPYCAT TP VOL 01 $14.99 FEB151200 BOO
46 MEN OF WRATH TP (MR) $14.99 JAN150882 MAR
47 WOLVERINES TP VOL 01 DANCING WITH DEVIL $15.99 JAN150898 MAR
48 TMNT GHOSTBUSTERS TP $17.99 FEB150402 IDW
49 SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 JAN140558 IMA
50 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 21 ALL OUT WAR PT 2 (MR) $14.99 MAY140652 IMA
51 DEADPOOL CLASSIC COMPANION TP $34.99 JAN150907 MAR
52 LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD TP VOL 02 I CANNOT TELL A LIE $17.99 DEC140977 MAR
53 NEW TEEN TITANS TP VOL 02 $19.99 JAN150380 DC
54 MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER TP VOL 03 $17.99 JAN150515 IDW
55 PROMETHEUS FIRE & STONE TP $14.99 DEC140096 DAR
56 EMPOWERED UNCHAINED TP VOL 01 $19.99 NOV140075 DAR
57 WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 01 THE FAUST ACT (MR) $9.99 SEP140684 IMA
58 ELFQUEST FINAL QUEST TP VOL 01 $17.99 DEC140112 DAR
59 MS MARVEL TP VOL 02 GENERATION WHY $15.99 DEC140970 MAR
60 SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 01 $14.99 DEC140392 DC
61 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 04 HEARTS DESIRE $14.99 SEP088205 IMA
62 BTVS SEASON 10 TP VOL 02 I WISH $18.99 DEC140081 DAR
63 GOON TP VOL 14 OCCASION OF REVENGE $16.99 OCT140043 DAR
64 HULK FUTURE IMPERFECT TP NEW PTG $19.99 JAN150909 MAR
65 EARTH 2 TP VOL 04 THE DARK AGE (N52) $14.99 JAN150378 DC
66 AVENGERS ULTRON UNBOUND TP $24.99 JAN150894 MAR
67 RAT QUEENS TP VOL 01 SASS & SORCERY (MR) $9.99 JAN140555 IMA
68 MIRACLEMAN PREM HC BOOK 03 OLYMPUS (MR) $39.99 DEC140967-M MAR
69 BATMAN TP VOL 02 THE CITY OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 JUL130235 DC
70 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 20 ALL OUT WAR PT 1 (MR) $14.99 JAN140559 IMA
71 BATMAN 66 TP VOL 02 $14.99 JAN150377 DC
72 SUPERIOR IRON MAN PREM HC VOL 01 INFAMOUS $24.99 JAN150888 MAR
73 INFINITY GAUNTLET TP $24.99 JUL110745 MAR
74 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $9.99 JUN130466 IMA
74 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 19 MARCH TO WAR $14.99 SEP130566 IMA
76 GROO VS CONAN TP $16.99 DEC140137 DAR
77 ATTACK ON TITAN BEFORE THE FALL GN VOL 04 $10.99 JAN151496 RAN
78 LOW TP VOL 01 THE DELIRIUM OF HOPE (MR) $9.99 DEC140670 IMA
79 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 17 SOMETHING TO FEAR (MR) $14.99 SEP120449 IMA
80 MARCH GN BOOK 01 $14.95 JUN131298 IDW
81 WATCHMEN TP $19.99 FEB140265-M DC
82 DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE TP $14.99 AUG120709 MAR
83 ORIGINAL SINS TP $16.99 FEB150861 MAR
84 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 18 WHAT COMES AFTER $14.99 APR130482 IMA
85 FLASH TP VOL 01 MOVE FORWARD (N52) $16.99 MAY130224 DC
86 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 05 BEST DEFENSE $14.99 SEP088206 IMA
87 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 06 SORROWFUL LIFE (NEW PTG) (SEP088207) $14.99 SEP088207 IMA
88 BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL TP VOL 31 FINAL CURTAIN (MR) $19.99 NOV140103 DAR
89 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 07 THE CALM BEFORE $14.99 SEP088208 IMA
90 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 03 THERE IS NO US $14.99 JUL140478 IMA
91 FANTASTIC FOUR OMNIBUS HC VOL 03 $99.99 NOV140864-M MAR
92 CAPTAIN AMERICA TP VOL 04 IRON NAIL $19.99 JAN150900 MAR
93 BATMAN 66 HC VOL 03 $19.99 DEC140386 DC
94 JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 TP VOL 02 THE CAMELOT WAR (N52) $14.99 JAN150372 DC
95 NOVA TP VOL 05 AXIS $15.99 JAN150903 MAR
96 EARTH 2 HC VOL 05 THE KRYPTONIAN (N52) $24.99 DEC140378 DC
97 GONERS TP VOL 01 WE ALL FALL DOWN $9.99 FEB150524 IMA
98 TOP 10 TP $24.99 JAN150410 DC
99 AGE OF ULTRON TP $34.99 FEB140842 MAR
100 AVENGERS EPIC COLLECTION BEHOLD VISION TP $34.99 FEB150848 MAR

Fun Home Gets a Boost from Tony Nominations

fun home coverFun Home, the musical based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, received a boost and had its biggest week at the Broadway box office. The musical was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, receiving the most along with An American in Paris which received the same amound

The show earned $531,985, a massive increase from the previous week, by more than $95,000.

Congrats to all, and I can’t wait to see it myself.

(via ArtsBeat)

Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone excited for this week?

Around the Tubes

The Outhousers – No, Disney Did Not Confirm An ‘Indiana Jones’ Sequel – I swear, it’s us and the Outhousers that understand these things.

CBR – Martin Freeman Joins “Captain America: Civil War” Cast – Guesses as to whom?

Bleeding Cool –Dan DiDio And Jim Lee Address Gerry Conway’s Concerns, In Letter To Creators – Progress?

ArtsBeat – Daniel Clowes’s ‘The Complete Eightball’ Comes Out Next Month – Want.

Penn State News – Penn State announces winner of Lynd Ward Prize for Graphic Novel of the Year – Congrats!

Preview: White Trash

WHITE TRASH (GN)

WRITER: Gordon Rennie
ARTISTS: Martin Emond
FORMAT: 128 pages, HC, FC, 6.625 x 10.25
PUBLISHER: Titan Comics
PRICE: $19.99​/$22.95 CAN/£14.99 UK​
ISBN: 9781781168219
COMIC STORE RELEASE DATE: April 29, 2015
BOOK STORE RELEASE DATE: June 16, 2015

Lock, load and buckle up for the greatest road buddy comic ever conceived!

Join slacker surfer dude Dean and The King, legendary gold-laméd rock’n’roller, as they take their pink Cadillac into the soft,white supremacist, Evangelical brimstone underbelly of the good ol’ US of A!

From legendary writer Gordon Rennie (Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper, Necronauts) and the late-great Martin Emond (Accident Man, Lobo), White Trash is a riotous, rock and roll odyssey that blends the best bits of “Welcome To The Jungle”, “Deliverance” and “Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas” and blasts them into overdrive!

Cram-packed with moronic humor, madcap violence and glorious painted illustration, don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind slice of anarchic Americana!

WhiteTrash

Preview: The Light and the Darkness War

THE LIGHT AND DARKNESS WAR

WRITER: Tom Veitch
ARTISTS: Cam Kennedy
FORMAT: 208 pages, HC, FC,
PUBLISHER: Titan Comics
PRICE: $24.99/ $27.95 CAN/ £17.99 UK
ISBN: 9781782761808
ORDER CODE: JAN151610
​COMIC STORE ​RELEASE DATE: May 27
BOOK STORE ​RELEASE DATE: ​June​ 23​

FROM INDUSTRY LEGENDS TOM VEITCH (STAR WARS, ANIMAL MAN) AND CAM KENNEDY (DAREDEVIL, 2000AD)!

PACKED WITH NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN CONCEPT ART, COVER GALLERIES AND SKETCHBOOKS!

Doorgunner Lazarus Jones is consumed with nightmares and grief after his helicopter crew is killed in Vietnam.

Spiralling into depression and alcoholism, Laz crosses the threshold between life and death, only to find himself battling once more alongside his lost comrades, in the ultimate war between Good and Evil…

Titan_Light_DarknessWar

Preview: Cow Boy Vol. 1 TP

Cow Boy Vol. 1 TP

Author: Nate Cosby
Artist: Chris Eliopoulos

Imprint: Archaia

Boyd Linney ain’t no ordinary 10-year-old. This here is the tale of the young bounty hunter, determined to round up his whole outlaw family. He travels across the Old West on an unstoppable quest to put his entire family in the clink, or die tryin’. This includes short stories by Roger Langridge (Jim Henson’s The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow, Abigail and the Snowman), Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener (Atomic Robo), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space), and Colleen Coover (Bandette).

CowBoy_v1_TP_cover

Early Review: ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria For the End Times

Apocalypti Girl An Aria for the End TimesOut May 20, Andrew MacLean‘s ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria For the End Times is a fascinating graphic tale of a girl and her cat in a beautiful, damaged, deadly post-apocalyptic world. The story focuses on a woman and her cat trying to survive in this world, caught between to battling factions. At the same time she’s attempting to maintain her sanity after being abandoned in a scouting mission, she battles loneliness. Finally the story really focuses on what “home” means, and that even the worst situations and places can still be home.

The first thing that’s noticeable is the art. MacLean has an a style I’d associate more with European graphic novelists than what we’d find here in the US. It’s simple and beautiful to look at, adding just the right amount of detail, and at the same time not cluttering the page. The sparing use of colors enhances the look. It’s just beautiful to look at, there’s no other way to put it. You linger on each page checking out every small detail that’s been added, as if every line enhances to storytelling.

The story itself is fun and interesting with a twist towards the end I didn’t see coming at all. The comic is a layered morality tale, focusing on human nature, its propensity for destruction and through all of that, we still call each other a people and Earth home. There’s morals in there, but it’s a bit deeper than a normal comic, challenging the reader a bit. Even if you reject that sort of story, it’s still a fun, action packed comic with some fine twists and turns. I came out of it thinking a bit more about its deeper meaning. It’s a great read for a graphic novel club, perfect for debating it’s themes after.

There’s also a recurring references to opera and music. I’m sure there’s many more out there who are much more intelligent than I that can explain the significance (if any) of each of the choices of music. Again, it adds to that post reading examination that I enjoy in a comic. It’s there, but not explained for the reader, forcing us to do a bit more research and put more thought into the inclusion of the music.

The graphic novel is beautiful, and priced for a steal at $9.99. I highly recommend checking it out when it hits shelves in late May.

Story: Andrew MacLean Art: Andrew MacLean
Story: 8 Art: 8.5 Overall: 8.25 Recommendation: Buy

Dark Horse provided Graphic Policy with an FREE copy for review

Pour diffusion immédiate: Darrow, C’Est Toujours Fou!

Dark_Horse_Comics_logoWhen it was originally published in France in the 1980’s, Geof Darrow’s cult classic graphic novel Bourbon Thret was promoted by publisher Aedena with the tagline “Darrow C’Est Fou!” which translates to Darrow it’s crazy! Next year Dark Horse Comics will finally publish the first ever American edition of Darrow’s Bourbon Thret, which features the introduction of the chainsaw wielding Shaolin Cowboy. The book will be released in the same gorgeous oversized format as Dark Horse Comics’ recently released Shaolin Cowboy: Shemp Buffet hardcover.

Bourbon Thret features the first appearance of the Shaolin Cowboy, whose ultra violent, ultra detailed and unforgettable zombie filled stories have been published by Dark Horse Comics . Darrow was living in France when he created Bourbon Thret, but his inspiration for the character’s name from traveling  in Japan where he saw t-shirts with phrases like “The Sunny Catches The Day.”

Almost the entire Dark Horse edition of Bourbon Thret will be recolored by the award winning colorist Dave Stewart. When it was originally published, Bourbon Thret was colored by a team of colorists and Darrow was unsatisfied with the look of the pages, with the very notable exception of the work done by Studio Herge. The Studio Herge pages are not being recolored for the new edition, but the rest of the material will be colored by Stewart.

Dark Horse will announce an official publication date for the book later this year.

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Realist_coverWednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

We’re bringing back something we haven’t done for a while, what the team thinks. Our contributors are choosing up to five books each week and why they’re choosing the books.

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

Brett

Top Pick: The Realist (Archaia/BOOM! Studios) – Israeli cartoonist Asaf Hanuka’s weekly strips commenting on everything from marriage to technology to social activism through intimate moments of triumph and failure.

Divinity #3 (Valiant Entertainment) – Valiant I think has the best superhero universe right now in comics. It helps that they’re willing to try new things as far as the characters, tone, and direction series go. This one is one of their more audacious comics to date, and it has been a wonderful read so far.

Drones #1 (IDW Publishing) – Two former predator drone operators face insurgency and insanity on the Las Vegas Strip in the surreal surroundings of the world’s first terrorism-themed hotel!

Kaptara #1 (Image Comics) – A space expedition goes horribly wrong because if it didn’t there would be no story! Reluctant explorer Keith Kanga and his crew crash land on KAPTARA, a world filled with danger and weird danger and dangerous weirdos! And if he can’t survive, then Earth, the place where YOU live, is doomed! From Chip Zdarsky, do you need another reason to check it out?

Transformers: Windblade Combiner Wars #2 (IDW Publishing) – IDW has been knocking it out of the park when it comes to their latest Transformers events which brings worlds together, as well as Transformers.

 

Edward

Top Pick: Suicide Risk #24 (BOOM! Studios) – This series should be at the top of every comic fan’s list.  Its version of the superhero genre is astounding.

Little Mermaid #3 (Zenescope) – Zenescope’s under the radar series has veered a bit towards the expected, but it is still a fresh take on the fairy tale.

Manifest Destiny #14 (Image Comics) -The strange adventures through middle America continue, but will Sacajawea reveal something soon?

Postal #3 (Image Comics) –  The series has managed to be extremely gripping in its first couple of issues.  Secrets abound in the town of criminals.

Satellite Sam #13 (Image Comics) – The medium’s standout crime noir title returns with possibly some answers to the questions on the way.

 

Elana Levin

Top Pick: Convergence: New Teen Titans #1 (DC Comics) – The original Wolfman/Perez run of New Teen Titans was glorious soapy teenage hero wonder.   And now we get more of it and with Nicola Scott on pencils– a fantastic artists whose work I first fell for when she drew Secret Six. She draws attractive people but with real characterization and “acting” shining through in a way very few artists do. I don’t care about Tangent universe, which provides the characters they are fighting. But this old school Titans line-up and combination of classic and new talent have me sold.

I’d hazard to guess that fans of Claremont’s X-Men & the various Young Avengers series would enjoy the young characters’ soapy exploits if these books are anything like the original.

Velvet #10 (Image Comics) – Stylish as ever and unique. Complex, sexy and mature female characters are still rare in comics, and anywhere. Velvet is always a pleasure. A film version of her would make Brubecker a wealthy man and would be doing the world a favor. We need Velvet!

Lazarus #16 (Image Comics) – Lazarus is the scifi dystopia our world needs. Smart work that goes where no others dare. I should’ve proposed a session on this series for Left Forum or maybe get Jacobin Magazine to do an in depth review. I’d have ranked this higher but the story works better in tradepaperback.

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #4 (Marvel) –  Adorable, zany and feminist as hell. I love the way Erika Henderson draws Galactus.

 

Nevada

Top Pick: Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created MAD & Revolutionized Humor in America (Fantagraphics) – I’m a fan of MAD and can’t wait to read this fascinating account of Mr. Kurtzman’s life and work, from the founding of MAD and then his early departure, to an investigation with the FBI during the McCarthy Era and beyond.  Packed with interviews by friends and family, this promises to be a revealing look at a great American humorist.

MAD Magazine #533 (Mad Magazine) – Speaking of MAD, I’ll have to catch this issue featuring Weird Al Yankovic along with Alfred E. Neuman on the cover. Whether you remember Weird Al’s work from the ‘80’s or you’re just now discovering his genius, this pairing on the April cover is truly inspired!

Miami Vice Remix #2 (IDW Publishing) – Oh, speaking of the ‘80’s, if you weren’t around to experience the fashion/ cultural/ musical phenomenon that was the original TV show, Miami Vice, here’s a Remix! This looks great—and quite bad-ass! Read this comic-book update and check out the original show that’s been playing on Esquire and Cozi networks and pretty soon you’ll be rolling up the sleeves of your pastel blazer and sporting a five o’clock shadow (guys), or slipping into a leather mini-skirt and double-processing your hair (chicks).

The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy (Hill & Wang) – A canoe trip with Heraclitus through the great debates of Western thought? Sounds like the cruise of a lifetime and a fun way to try and wrap your head around the mysteries of life and the universe, or vice versa.

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #4 (Marvel) – I’m new to Squirrel Girl comics but this looks like a winner! I always knew squirrels were clever, agile, resourceful, and brave; add to that true Girl-Power and Squirrel Girl has to be an unbeatable addition to the super hero pantheon.

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