Category Archives: Bongo

FCBD 2016: All Ages – Younger Kids

There were 16 FCBD Silver books this year that I’d consider “all ages”.  The best part about all ages books is that usually adults can often find something to enjoy as much as the kids. 8 seemed to skew towards younger … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: All-Ages Gold Comics

Free Comic Book Day is meant to promote comics and is a fun “holiday” every 1st Saturday in May for 15 years now!  The installments in the ComicSpectrum FCBD 2016 Review Extravaganza that will go up today, Thursday May 5th, … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Kids – Part 2: Fantagraphics / Th3rd World / Oni Press / Bongo

There were quite a few comics targeted at younger readers this year.  I won’t hit all of the kid-centered ones but I’ll highlight 12 of what I thought were the best in 2 parts; the 1st 4 are in Part … Continue reading

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Sergio Aragonés Funnies #10 (Bongo)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Learn to draw & pick up girls! I’m on record as being a huge fan of Aragonés, his Groo the Wanderer and Mad Magazine “marginals” are some of the very best cartooning that exist.  Each issue is … Continue reading

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Sergio Aragonés Funnies #8 (Bongo)

Rating: 5/5 – Revel in the work of a master cartoonist/storyteller Most people are familiar with Sergio Aragonés from his work in Mad Magazine, particularly on the “marginals”, where he has worked since 1963.  Others may know of his comedic … Continue reading

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FCBD 2013: 29 Kid-Friendly Comics (Part 1 of 3)

Of the 52 comics offered up in this year’s Free Comic Book Day on May 4th there were 29 that were kid friendly.  Some were targeted squarely at kids, like Sesame Street/Strawberry Shortcake (Ape) & the Smurfs (Papercutz).   Some were … Continue reading

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