MLB’s Dog Days of Summer

Happy August, everyone! Summer is halfway through, Target already has their Halloween section up and Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is officially in our rear-view mirror. At this point of the grueling 162-game season, baseball nerds alike can now make an educated assumption of which teams have a fighting chance at the postseason and which teams are now…
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Who’s going to Rio?!

If you're like us, you didn't make the USA Olympic Team, but that doesn't mean you can't be an armchair athlete and still enjoy the sights and sounds and flavors of one of the world's most spectacular cities! Just checkout our books and DVDs and you'll be feeling like a Carioca in no time at…
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Suicide Squad

DC Comics is fighting back against Marvel with its heavy-hitting Wonder Woman and the (hopefully) zany Suicide Squad!  Don't know what Suicide Squad is? Think about Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Boomerang, El Diablo, Killer Croc, and Enchantress  Check out these trailers and tell us which was your favorite! First Trailer: Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody Second Trailer: The…
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Comic-Con International 2016

San Diego Comic-Con International is not only a gathering for thousands of fans eager to share their love of comics, anime, movies, television shows, and video games, but a symbol of pop culture itself! As a Comic-Con newbie, going to SDCC was massive and amazing and slightly overwhelming. I was terrified of the famed Hall…
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The Power of Story

The Short Version Author wins award: Ryan Gattis, All Involved, 2016 ALEX Award. Author graciously agrees to appear at award presentation during library convention. Author delivers incredibly moving speech. Audience member (aka: me) compelled to share speech and books with world! The Slightly Longer Version I am very lucky to serve on the ALEX Award…
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Wonder Woman

Have you seen the trailer for next year's Wonder Woman movie yet? Wonder Woman has been kicking butt in comics for 75 years. She has been in cartoons, TV shows, and video games but never a solo feature film. Her movie is scheduled to be released June 2, 2017. Can’t wait for the movie? Try these comics with cool, complex…
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