WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Eisner and Harvey Award winner Roger Langridge is the mastermind behind SNARKED and the beloved run of THE MUPPET SHOW comics, and now he gets to bring to life hilarious, never-before-seen puppet creations by Jim Henson in an oversized all-ages adventure.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Turkey Hollow is a picturesque town where hundreds of years ago, unbeknownst to the citizens, a meteorite landed near a small brook on the outskirts of town. One Thanksgiving, while young Timmy Henderson practices his guitar, he’s accompanied by strange, unearthly, musical sounds. That meteorite wasn’t a rock at all but an egg holding seven furry, goofy monsters, each with a unique musical sound! After the initial shock, Timmy befriends the lovable creatures, who follow him all around Turkey Hollow. Not everyone takes a liking to the visitors, though, and it’s up to Timmy to protect his new friends and save Thanksgiving!
What It Is: Peanuts: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz is a giant love letter from creators new and old from comic strips to webcomics, children¡¯s books to comic books. Unprecedented at this scale, it is very rare for the Schulz estate to allow other cartoonists to illustrate the Peanuts gang in their own signature styles. This collection of original stories, pin-ups, and strips pay tribute to Schulz and the world of Peanuts, and includes contributions from Raina Telgemeier (Smile), Jen Wang (In Real Life), Patrick McDonnell (Mutts), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Terry Moore (Rachel Rising), Mike Allred (Silver Surfer), Paul Pope (Battling Boy), and many more. Features an introduction by Lincoln Peirce (Big Nate).
Abigail is a nine-year-old with a huge imagination but when she and her dad move to a small town, that imagination only makes it harder to fit in at her new school. All that changes when she meets a loveable and sophisticated yeti named Claude who has escaped a top-secret government facility. Abigail and Claude quickly become best friends, even if no one believes that he¡¯s real. The fun can¡¯t last and it¡¯s not long before the mysterious Shadow Men chasing Claude are hot on his trail. Collects the complete limited series.
"...exactly the kind of all-ages entertainment anyone familiar with Langridge¡¯s work would expect, and even those new to his cartooning will find a delightful and enjoyable comic nonetheless." - Comic Book Resources
What It Is: It¡¯s a lovely day in 1930s London, right up until a giant stone lion comes to life and starts wrecking the city! It seems like the perfect case for the world¡¯s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. Of course, Sherlock Holmes doesn¡¯t actually exist; he is a fictional character created by Mrs. Hudson, who has been the real Baker Street detective all along, writing Holmes¡¯ adventures under the pen name of John Watson and running around the city in disguise. With an overwhelmed caseload she¡¯ll need the help of a precocious bunch of young detectives-in-training to solve the mystery of the living statues. Baker Street will never be the same!