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Review: Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles

Fifth grade is tough and Andrew is nervous starting it. He meets Foz and the two bond over their love of creating comics.

Art Baltazar brings the first of three volumes of a comic within a comic adventure!

Story: Art Baltazar
Art: Art Baltazar

Get your copy in comic shops now and in book stores on January 7! To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Preview: Drew And Jot: Dueling Doodles OGN HC

Drew And Jot: Dueling Doodles OGN HC

Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Art Baltazar
Artist: Art Baltazar
Cover Artist: Art Baltazar
Price: $14.99

Get ready for a whole new world of superhero action adventure from Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans, Superman of Smallville) in the first of three middle grade graphic novels, perfect for fans of Dog Man! Drew and his sidekick Jot come from the imaginary world of fifth grader Andrew’s sketchbook. 

While Andrew’s adventures take place in the real world, DREW and JOT’S adventures take place in his sketchbook, battling evil doers such as DOCTOR DANGER and his monsters!

Andrew and his friend Foz trade sketches in each other’s sketchbooks. Until one day, Andrew’s little sister draws in his sketchbook and creates a DOODLE that changes DREW and JOT’s world forever!

Drew And Jot: Dueling Doodles OGN HC

Preview: Drew And Jot: Dueling Doodles OGN HC

Drew And Jot: Dueling Doodles OGN HC

Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Art Baltazar
Artist: Art Baltazar
Cover Artist: Art Baltazar
Price: $14.99

Get ready for a whole new world of superhero action adventure from Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans, Superman of Smallville) in the first of three middle grade graphic novels, perfect for fans of Dog Man! Drew and his sidekick Jot come from the imaginary world of fifth grader Andrew’s sketchbook. 

While Andrew’s adventures take place in the real world, DREW and JOT’S adventures take place in his sketchbook, battling evil doers such as DOCTOR DANGER and his monsters!

Andrew and his friend Foz trade sketches in each other’s sketchbooks. Until one day, Andrew’s little sister draws in his sketchbook and creates a DOODLE that changes DREW and JOT’s world forever!

Drew And Jot: Dueling Doodles OGN HC

A Brand New Look at Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles, the first original graphic novel release in a three volume series by Eisner and Harvey Award-winning cartoonist, Art Baltazar, about the thrilling sketchbook adventures of superhero Drew, his trusty sidekick Jot, and their sworn nemesis Doctor Danger, available in comic stores December 18, 2019 and in book stores on January 7, 2020.

In Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles, Andrew and Foz become best friends on the first day of fifth grade through their mutual love of drawing fun characters and crazy action. Their sketches practically come to life in their notebooks where they draw the amazing adventures of the flying superhero Drew, his canine sidekick Jot, and the diabolical villain Doctor Danger. It’s a world of two best friends using their art to go on fun adventures and save the day – that is, until Andrew’s little sister gets her hands on his notebook and scribbles a brand new threat that could ruin everything!

Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles

Preview: Cartoon Network Gift Set

Cartoon Network Gift Set

Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Art Baltazar, Kat Leyh, Jim Zub, Melanie Gillman, Anne Szabla, Terry Blas, and more
Artist: Savanna Ganucheau, Veronica Fish, Marguerite Sauvage, and more
Cover Artist: Cover Design by Scott Newman
Price: $29.99

What’s better than the gift of fun? This season, give a collection of some of Cartoon Network’s greatest hits from Emmy Award-winning shows Adventure Time™, Steven Universe™, and Amazing World of Gumball™. Featuring all star creators like Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans), Katie Cook (My Little Pony), Katy Farina (Rick & Morty), and Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes), this is the perfect entry point for any Cartoon Network fan to discover exciting stories from their favorite shows!

This gift set collects Adventure Time Comics Vol. 1, Steven Universe Vol. 1: Warp Tour, and Amazing World of Gumball: After School Special Vol. 1 for a special value price.

Cartoon Network Gift Set

Preview: Powers in Action #3

POWERS IN ACTION #3

Writer(s): Art Baltazar
Artist Name(s): Art Baltazar
Cover Artist(s): Art Baltazar
32 pgs./ E / FC
$3.99

The power of the Amulet has been sliced in half! One half Good. One half Evil. An uneven balance of power can destroy the universe! But first, the Evil Darkstorm intends to destroy The Hero Squadron using this evil power! All looks doomed for our heroes! Unless the Power of the Amulet can save them! But how? Only the one most worthy can posses it! Join us for this epic battle of super heroics and mystical realms! Based on the super hero creations of famous cartoonist Art Baltazar! Aw Yeah!

POWERS IN ACTION #3

Review: Superman of Smallville

Art Baltazar and Franco take us through Superman‘s early years in middle school in this graphic novel meant for younger readers.

Story: Art Baltazar and Franco
Art: Art Baltazar and Franco

Get your copy in comic shops now and book stores on September 3! To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Preview: Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock: Where Is It? HC

Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock: Where Is It? HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Art Baltazar
Artist: Art Baltazar
Cover Artist: Art Baltazar
Price: $9.99

Gobo is in a crisis! He’s lost the thing most precious to him, the one thing that holds his whole entire universe together! He enlists the help of Boober, Mokey, Red, and Wembley to search high and low in every nook and cranny in Fraggle Rock to recover what was lost. But in all the excitement, Gobo hasn’t told them what they’re looking for and what they find might surprise them. 

Written and illustrated by Art Baltazar (Superman Family Adventures, Aw Yeah Comics!), Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock: Where Is It? celebrates Jim Henson’s timeless television series with a colorful adventure perfect for young readers.

Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock: Where Is It? HC

ALA 2019: DC Reveals a Massive Slate of Graphic Novels Geared Towards Young Adults and Middle Grade Readers Releasing Through 2021

The 2019 convention for the American Library Association (ALA) kicked off with huge news that DC was consolidating its line under three “brands.” That left many to wonder about the future of the DC Zoom and DC Ink graphic novel lines. Launched last year, the new graphic novel imprints were focused on the young adult and middle grade readers and have been hits so far. DC followed up those concerns with an announcement of a slate of graphic novel releases aimed at those young adult and middle grade readers.

These graphic novels continue the focus on stories not part of DC’s ongoing continuity making them accessible to new fans. The releases also focus on the original mandate of YA titles being about “everyday aspirations, struggles, and triumphs,” while the middle grade releases being focused on stories about “friends, family, and growing up.”

Spring 2020 Lineup

Young Adult Titles

  • Gotham High – Written by Melissa de la Cruz and illustrated by Thomas Pitilli (February 2020)
  • The Oracle Code – Written by Marieke Nijkamp and illustrated by Manuel Preitano (March 2020)

Middle Grade Titles

  • Green Lantern: Legacy – Written by Minh Lê and illustrated by Andie Tong (January 2020)                       
Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime
Zatanna & the House of Secrets
  • Batman: Overdrive – Written by Shea Fontana and illustrated by Marcelo DiChiara (March 2020)
Batman: Overdrive
DC Super Hero Girls: Powerless
  • Anti/Hero – Written by Kate Karyus Quinn and Demitria Lunetta and illustrated by Maca Gil (April 2020)
  • ArkhaManiacs – Written by Art Baltazar and Franco and illustrated by Art Baltazar (April 2020)
ArkhaManiacs
My Video Game Ate My Homework

Upcoming Titles Debuting in 2020 and 2021

  • Upcoming Young Adult Titles (Not all titles are final)
    • Catwoman: Soulstealer – Adapted by Louise Simonson from Sarah J. Maas’ DC Icon prose novel and illustrated by Samantha Dodge
    • Galaxy: The Prettiest Star – Written by Jadzia Axelrod and illustrated by Cait Zellers
    • House of El Book 1 – Written by Claudia Gray and illustrated by Eric Zawadzki
    • I Am Not Starfire—Written by Mariko Tamaki
    • Mister Miracle – Written by Varian Johnson
    • Nubia – Written by L.L. McKinney and illustrated by Robyn Smith
    • Swamp Thing – Written by Maggie Stiefvater and illustrated by Morgan Beem           
    • Teen Titans: Beast Boy – Written by Kami Garcia and illustrated by Gabriel Picolo
    • Victor & Nora: A Mr. Freeze Story – Written by Lauren Myracle and illustrated by Isaac Goodhart
    • Whistle – Written by E. Lockhart and illustrated by Manuel Preitano
    • Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed – Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and illustrated by Leila del Duca
    • You Brought Me the Ocean – Written by Alex Sanchez and illustrated by Julie Maroh
    • Zatanna: The Jewel of Gravesend – Written by Alys Arden and illustrated by Jacquelin De Leon
  • Upcoming Middle Grade Titles (Not all titles are final)                         
    • Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld – Written by Shannon and Dean Hale
    • Batman and Robin…and Howard – Written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown
    • DC Super Hero Girls – Written by Amy Wolfram
    • Dear Super-Villains – Written by Michael Northrop and illustrated by Gustavo Duarte
    • Green Arrow: Stranded – Written by Brendan Deneen and illustrated by Caleb Hosalla
    • Indestructibles Book 1—Written by Ridley Pearson
    • Lois Lane – Written by Grace Ellis and illustrated by Brittney Williams
    • Metropolis Grove – Written and illustrated by Drew Brockington
    • Primer – Written by Thomas Krajewski and Jennifer Muro and illustrated by Gretel Lusky
    • Superman Smashes the Klan – Written by Gene Luen Yang and illustrated by Gurihiru
    • Super Sons Book 3: Escape to Landis – Written by Ridley Pearson and illustrated by Ile Gonzalez          
    • Teen Titans Go! to Camp – Written by Sholly Fisch
    • Teen Titans Go! Roll with It – Written by Heather Nuhfer and P.C. Morrissey 
    • The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher: A Johnny Constantine Graphic Novel – Written by Ryan North and illustrated by Derek Charm
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