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A Pic of My Dog (and Also Some Comics)

Howdy, nerd friends! I hope you’re taking care of yourselves this week — and that includes scheduling enough relaxation time to kick back with one of these great comics.

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Bookish Goods

a photo of a long wood frame that accommodates four comic books, one on top of the other

Comic Book Frame with Mat by CustomPictureFrames1

Looking for a fancy way to show off your favorite comics? This beautiful frame allows you to display up to four of them! $104

New Releases

Queenie Godmother of Harlem cover

Queenie: Godmother of Harlem by Elizabeth Colomba and Aurelie Levy

If you like a good mob story, here’s a fascinating one: the biography of Stephanie Saint-Clair, whose rags-to-riches story saw her become a successful bootlegger and forced her to confront racism, poverty, and the Italian mafia.

Strange Academy Year One cover

Strange Academy: Year One by Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos

Collecting the first twelve issues of Strange Academy, this series takes you into the exciting world of Marvel’s most promising young sorcerers.These eager pupils will learn from the best of the best, hone their skills, cope with tragedy, and even take field trips to outer space! What could be better?

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Riot Recommendations

Today’s Riot Rec theme is: purple! Because I like purple. Let’s look at some comics with purple covers!

Wash Day Diaries cover

Wash Day Diaries by Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith

Best friends Tanisha, Cookie, Kim, and Davene regularly meet to wash their hair and talk about whatever is on their minds: work, relationships, personal troubles. No matter what they’re dealing with, they know they can depend on each other for advice and unconditional support.

Teen Titans Raven cover

Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo

Raven is most famous as the half-demon member of the superhero group, the Teen Titans. But in this YA comic, she’s an amnesiac teen trying to figure out if she even wants to know who she was before or if she should just move on with her life as it is now. But just because she can’t remember her past doesn’t mean the past has forgotten her…

A Havenese lying on her back, twisted around in a funny position

Poor Poppy was diagnosed with a stomach flu and a luxating patella in the same week!! She is doing much better now, though — check out her yoga moves!