The Big Lie - #2 and #3



Although the Hardy Boys books publishing schedule has become very slow recently (only 4 new books scheduled for release in 2017),  Dynamite Entertainment is now filling those gaps with a monthly comic.  Issue #1 of The Big Lie, featuring Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys (along with Tom Swift and the Bobbsey Twins) came out this month.  April and May will follow up with issues 2 and 3.  You can view variant covers by clicking on each of the images above. 

If you plan to get this title in traditional paper form, make sure you go to your local comic book store and ask for it ASAP.  Comics and Books do not sell the same way.   If you want a particular cover, you had better beg your local comic store, because not all will be readily available and may require the purchase of 10-50 additional copies.
Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update #25
The characters, places, and events of Hardy Boys Casefile #25, The Borderline Case, have been entered into the Hardy Boys Encyclopedia.

New Books for Adventures/Clue Book late 2017
Chapters/Indigo and Amazon now show the artwork for Clue Book #6, A Skateboard Cat-astrophe, which has a November 14, 2017 release date and Adventures #15, A Con Artist in Paris, which has a release date for September 5, 2017.

The State of the Hardy Boys Encyclopedia - 2016 Edition
Another year has come and gone, and it is that time again to look back and see how things have progressed over the past year.  A lot of things have change since last year.  The biggest is the new website with the combined encyclopedia database and the addition of new book series. 

Below are a few interesting tidbits taken from the sites web statistics based upon most visits to these sections of the website.

An asterisk(*) denotes that a particular item was not in the top list last year.


Most Popular Books 2016

CASEFILES
Casefiles #1: Dead On Target
Casefiles #11: Brother Against Brother
Casefiles #24: Scene Of The Crime*
Casefiles #22: Double Exposure*
Casefiles #25: The Borderline Case*

NANCY DREW AND HARDY BOYS SUPERMYSTERY
SuperMystery #1: Double Crossing
SuperMystery #3: Shock Waves
SuperMystery #2: A Crime for Christmas
SuperMystery #25: Secrets of the Nile
SuperMystery #5: The Last Resort*

UNDERCOVER BROTHERS
UB #1: Extreme Danger
UB #2: Running on Fumes
UB #3: Boardwalk Bust
UB #5: Rocky Road*
UB #4: Burned*

NANCY DREW AND THE HARDY BOYS SUPERMYSTERY
SuperMystery #1: Terror on Tour
SuperMystery #4: Gold Medal Murder
SuperMystery #2: Danger Overseas
SuperMystery #6: Stage Fright
SuperMystery #5: Bonfire Masquerade

UNDERCOVER BROTHERS GRAPHIC NOVELS
Graphic Novel #2: Identity Theft
Graphic Novel #9: To Die or Not to Die
Graphic Novel #1: The Ocean of Osyria
Graphic Novel #8: Board to Death*
Graphic Novel #11: Abracadeath*

ADVENTURES
Adventure #7: Shadows at Predator Reef
Adventure #3: The Vanishing Game
Adventure #1: Secret of the Red Arrow
Adventure #11: Shadow at Widow Creek*
Adventure #5: Peril at Granite Peak

SECRET FILES
Secret Files #1: Trouble at the Arcade
Secret Files #16: Camping Chaos
Secret Files #3: Mystery Map
Secret Files #11: Robot Rumble
Secret Files #17: The Great Escape

MYSTERIES/DIGESTS
Mystery #1: The Tower Treasure
Mystery #2: The House on the Cliff
Mystery #190: Motocross Madness
Mystery #109: The Prime-Time Crime
Mystery #3: The Secret of the Old Mill

CLUES BROTHERS
Clues Brother #1: The Gross Ghost Mystery
Clues Brother #14: All Eyes on First Prize
Clues Brother #7: The Abracadabra Case
Clues Brother #17: The Bike Race Ruckus


Most Popular Wallpapers 2016

CASEFILES (wallpapers found at the bottom of each casefile 1-25 page)
Casefile #1: Dead On Target
Casefile #21: Street Spies*
Casefile #19: Nightmare In Angel City
Casefile #11: Brother Against Brother
Casefile #22: Double Exposure*


Most Popular Off-site Links 2016

WEBSITES
hardyboysseries.com
hardydetectiveagency.com
hardyboys.us
hardyboysbookreviews.com
hardyboysonline.net


Most Popular Database Entries 2016

CHARACTERS
Frank Hardy
Callie Shaw
Chet Morton
Joe Hardy
Iola Morton
Fenton Hardy
Aunt Gertrude Hard
Biff Hooper
Vanessa Bender*
Mr. Arthur Edward Gray

PLACES and THINGS
Barmet Bay
Bayport
Hurricane Miranda
Assassins
Hardy Van


Most Popular Forum Topics 2016

FORUM TOPICS MOST VIEWED
Reading Levels
Quotes
Free Casefiles
What's your Favorite Episode of the Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries?
Hardy Boys Fanfiction story.


Most Popular Social Sources 2016

TOP SOCIAL PLATFORMS
Wikia
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
Google+
The Big Lie -- Comic #1
     

Entertainment Weekly has done a little write-up on the upcoming new comic book series on the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew. 

The new series of 6 books starts off with The Big Lie and casts Frank and Joe Hardy as teenage brothers in the small resort town of Bayport. When they come under suspicion for the death of their famous detective father, they turn to local "femme fatale" Nancy Drew for help proving their innocence. 

You can read a press release on Dynamite Entertainment's website as well as view several different full size covers and one interior at Entertainment Weekly.

If you plan to get this title, make sure you go to your local comic book store and ask for it ASAP.  It is scheduled to be released March 8, but if you don't put your order in now with your local comic store, you may be out of luck.   Comics and Books do not sell the same way.   If you want a particular cover, you had better beg your local comic store, because not all will be readily available and may require the purchase of 10-50 additional copies.