We Need More Female Muppets

Ryan Dosier – The world of the Muppets (in this case, specifically the world inhabited by Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the gang from The Muppet Show and the subsequent films and series) is filled to the brim with characters of virtually every ilk. You have pigs, bears, chickens, monsters, rats, Frackles, dogs, whatevers, and things. Yet, despite…

Muppet Comic Mondays: Sesame Street #1

 Sesame Street Comic Book #1 James Gannon – In the fall of 2011, Ape Entertainment announced it had acquired the license for a Sesame Street comic book series. After BOOM!’s spectacular job with The Muppet Show and Muppet Classics, and Archaia’s wonderful Fraggle Rock comics, it’s great that the last of the major Muppet franchises…

The Return/Beginnings of Muppet/Sesame Comic Books

James Gannon – It’s been a couple weeks of inexplicable Muppet Comics news. That’s a phrase I haven’t been able to say in a while. Last year, BOOM! Studios’ Muppet license (soon followed by the rest of the Disney licenses) expired, just before the final arc was ready for publication. Roger Langridge, the writer/artist for…

News Update: April 12, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: April 12, 2012 Exciting news came from the likes of Ape Entertainment late last week when they announced that their line of comic books starring the Sesame Street characters would soon be coming to stores. USA Today broke the exciting story of how, for the first time, fans will be able to bring…

More New Muppet Books Coming Soon

Ryan Dosier – We’re months past the release of The Muppets in US theaters this past November, and most of us were more than a little disappointed in the scant amount of merchandise released to tie in with the movie. Well, luckily for us, it seems that Disney has realized the error of their ways…

The Muppets and Me at D23, Part 1

Ryan Dosier – Oh, hiya Muppet fans! How long it’s been… I see that The British Correspondent reaped his patented havoc upon you all while I was away. Well, I think it was worth it. Let’s see if you agree. This past weekend I journeyed out West, and like my pioneer brothers before me, I…

Muppet Comic Mondays: Muppet Sherlock Holmes #4

Muppet Sherlock Holmes #4 “Musgrove Ritual” Written by Patrick Storck Illustrated by Amy Mebberson James Gannon – And so we come to the end of the Muppet Sherlock Holmes with Issue 4, “Musgrove Ritual.” Now, I’m doing things a bit different. Rather than a brief rundown of a plot, I’m just going to go right…

Muppet Comic Mondays: Muppet Sherlock Holmes #3

Muppet Sherlock Holmes #3 “The Read Headed League” Written by Patrick Storck Illustrated by Amy Mebberson James Gannon – I’m out of clever introductions this week.  On to Muppet Sherlock Holmes 3, The Red Headed League. Jabez Wilson (Pepe the King Prawn) is the manager of an unsuccessful Prawn shop… that’s right… Prawn Shop, and…

Muppet Comic Mondays: Muppet Sherlock Holmes #2

Muppet Sherlock Holmes #2 “A Scandal in Bohemia” Written by Patrick Storck Illustrated by Amy Mebberson James Gannon – Y’know how I was gonna well verse myself in Sherlock Holmes media by the time the second issue came out?  Uh… I saw the 1959 Peter Cushing “Hound of the Baskervilles” movie. But we’re talking about…

Muppet Comic Mondays: Muppet Sherlock Holmes #1

Muppet Sherlock Holmes #1 Written by Patrick Storck Illustrated by Amy Mebberson James Gannon – Before I start this review, I have to come clean. I have never actually sat down to read ANY of the Sherlock Holmes books, nor the opportunity to see any of the movies, star they Basil Rathbone or Robert Downey…