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Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #46

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #46

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Jan 30, 2019
SRP: $2.99

High school principal Jefferson Pierce is used to teenagers acting like monsters-but not when they start turning into actual monsters! Even Scooby and the gang might have their hands full with an entire horrifying homecoming, but fortunately, they’re not alone-because Jefferson Pierce is secretly the electrifying hero Black Lightning! Is it all a plot by Tobias Whale and his ruthless gang, the 100? Or is Garfield High doomed to become the Ghoul School?

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #46

Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #45

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #45

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Jan 02, 2019
SRP: $2.99

Scooby and Shaggy can escape from trouble faster than anyone…except the greatest super-escape artist in the universe, Mister Miracle! But can even Mister Miracle and his super-strong wife Big Barda help the gang-and the Earth-escape an invasion of monsters from Apokolips? And free their teammates from the clutches of the merciless Granny Goodness before Daphne and Velma are transformed into Granny’s latest Female Furies?

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #45

Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #43

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #43

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Oct 24, 2018
SRP: $2.99

Scooby and the gang have teamed up with dozens of superheroes to face some of the world’s weirdest menaces. But the shoe’s on the other robotic foot when they have to team up with the world’s strangest heroes, the Doom Patrol! And if the heroes make Scooby and Shaggy nervous, just wait until they meet the Doom Patrol’s enemies…

Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #42

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #42

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Sep 26, 2018
SRP: $2.99

Faced with the combined forces of simian menaces like Gorilla Grodd, the Ultra-Humanite and Monsieur Mallah, Scooby and the gang team up with DC’s greatest ape heroes: Congorilla, Sam Simeon and Detective Chimp! But when things take a turn for the monstrous, can even our heroes save the city from the king-sized carnage of…Titano the Super-Ape?

Preview: Marvel Superhero Adventures: Inferno #1

Marvel Superhero Adventures: Inferno #1

(W) Jim McCann (A) Dario Brizuela (CA) Jacob Chabot
All Ages
In Shops: Aug 22, 2018
SRP: $3.99

TIME FOR SPIDER-MAN TO FACE THE FIRE!
With his good buddy Inferno, of course! Dante Pertuz has the power to wield fire – and he’ll need it against Spider-Man’s biggest foe, Venom! But if Venom gets too close, it’ll be lights out for the two heroes. Can Spidey help Inferno conquer his fears and take down the villain before New York City goes black?

Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #40

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #40

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Jul 25, 2018
SRP: $2.99

An urgent call for help brings the Mystery Machine racing to the Louisiana bayou to tangle with a zombie problem. But the investigation turns up more than expected when the gang comes face-to-mossy-face with the bayou’s horrifying hero, Swamp Thing! The only problem is…Swamp Thing may not be the only monster in the swamp.

Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #39

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #39

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Jun 27, 2018
SRP: $2.99

To stop a spectral menace in the 21st century, the gang will have to travel back through time to solve the mystery before it even begins. But that’s easier said than done, as visiting World War II means facing spies, saboteurs and Nazi monsters! Good thing the gang isn’t alone, fighting side by side with the Golden Age’s premiere superhero team: the Justice Society of America!

Preview: Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #37

Scooby-Doo! Team-Up #37

(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
In Shops: Apr 25, 2018
SRP: $2.99

Supergirl may be as invulnerable as her cousin, but even bulletproof skin can’t help her when she’s haunted by the ghosts of Krypton! Is it a hoax? A message from the Phantom Zone? It’s up to Scooby and the gang to find out…assuming that Scooby and Streaky the Super-Cat can set aside their cat-and-dog rivalry!

Review: Marvel Superhero Adventures: Spider-Man and the Stolen Vibranium #1

36C1F446-04C1-4E3E-A102-71E55FAD2BA1From the moment I saw the cover of the all ages comic Marvel Superhero Adventures, I was super excited for my children to read it. They are both massive superhero fans, and let’s face it, it’s an amazing time to be a kid with all of the Marvel and DC properties in movie theaters, cartoons, toys, but what about the comics? Sure, they’ve existed, but are many parents giving their children the comic books these awesome characters come from? And do parents know what comics are safe for their children to read? As a parent who grew up reading comics as a kid, and them still obviously being a big part of my life, I love to share the joy of reading them with my children, but I understand the medium can be a little intimidating, confusing, and foreign if you’re not as familiar with it. I will say with great certainty that this comic is great for kids of all ages.

There are already titles that work well for children, like Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, and the numerous Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy series, and even DC’s Super Powers which my son adored. The list goes on and on from TMNT, to other wonderful series included in the BOOM! Box line. Marvel Superhero Adventures and the upcoming Marvel Rising are Marvel seemingly pushing these titles more than they have in the past, and hopefully they catch on and give a gradual stepping stone to the other existing titles as children grow older.

The bulk of the comic drawn by Dario Brizuela is something close to Marvel’s own cartoon Superhero Squad. The characters are short and stocky, but it’s a great style that really works and kids will grab onto immediately. It never feels like the characters aren’t themselves, and the action is fun for kids of all ages. This comic is really like stills from a cartoon, and that seems intentional. The beginning and ending pages are a more classic style featuring Spidey telling the story that exists in the book to a criminal he catches. I think the more cartoon like style works better for this comic, but this is still a cool effect, perhaps bridging this comic to a style comic readers are more used to. Also, the cover by Gurihiru is awesome. It is truly t-shirt or poster worthy.

If you are a parent or a kid at heart, this book will have something for you. The story by Jim McCann is a quick action filled tale of Spidey working with Black Panther in Wakanda fighting Doctor Octopus. It doesn’t really feature too many words that show slow young children down, and if it does, well then it will be fun to read with their parents or have it read to them. I am always encouraging parents to bring comics into their children’s lives, and this is a great way to start, or continue. I have added this to my pull list at my local comic shop for my children, and they are very excited to have it in their hands.

Story: Jim McCann Art: Dario Brizuela Cover: Gurihiru
Story: 7.5 Art: 8 Overall: 7.75 Recommendation: Buy

Marvel Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Preview: Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Spider-Man and the Stolen Vibranium #1

Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Spider-Man and the Stolen Vibranium #1

(W) Jim McCann (A) Dario Brizuela (CA) Gurihiru
ALL-AGES
In Shops: Apr 18, 2018
SRP: $3.99

SPIDER-MAN SWINGS INTO WAKANDA IN AN ADVENTURE FOR ALL AGES!
• Wakanda?! You mean the home of the Black Panther, one of the world’s fiercest warriors and a member of the Avengers?
• That’s right! When Spider-Man’s archenemy Doctor Octopus goes on the hunt for the incredible metal Vibranium, it’ll take the combined might of not one, but TWO beloved heroes to take him down!
• Can Spider-Man and Black Panther work together to keep Vibranium out of Doc Ock’s eight hands – or will the villain turn the tide?
ALL-NEW ALL-AGES SERIES!
“Marvel Super Hero Adventures is a chance to introduce the great heroes of Marvel to a brand new generation in exciting stories with lessons, adventures, and action that readers of all ages have come to expect from the House of Ideas! Each issue features Spider-Man teaming up with characters both classic, such as Black Panther and Doctor Strange, and popular new faces like Ms Marvel. Together they battle villains like Doc Ock, Taskmaster, Venom and more. This is the book you can pick up and share with anyone from your kids to your friends!” – Writer, Jim McCann

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