Kids Comic Con is happening this weekend at Bronx Community College, and PWCW’s Calvin Reid gets all the details from founder Alex Simmons.
Graphic Novel Reporter updated this week with lots of great content, including an interview with C.M. Butzer, the artist and writer of Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel. Check below for some new reviews, too, including one by yours truly.
Here’s an extra treat for fans of Matt Loux’s Salt Water Taffy books: Loux has started a webcomic with short gag strips featuring the main characters, Jack and Benny.
Archie is getting married! To Veronica! And Betty! Developing…
Jellaby 2 is out!
A local paper has a lengthy interview with David Peterson about his inspirations for Mouse Guard. (Via Blog@Newsarama.)
Rizal Solomon of The New Straits Times talks Wonderland with Tommy Kovac.
Henry Chamberlain interviews Nate Powell, creator of Swallow Me Whole.
Ana D. Valtierro on The 9/11 Report (The Graphic Classroom)
J. Caleb Mozzocco on Adventures in Cartooning (Blog@Newsarama)
Marcy Alvarado on American Widow (The Graphic Classroom)
John Hogan on Amulet, Book One: The Stonekeeper (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Brigid Alverson on Benny and Penny: The Big No-No! (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Javier Guerra on Blankets (The Graphic Classroom)
Michelle Smith on The Color of Earth (Manga Recon)
Cira Montoya on The Education of Hopey Glass (The Graphic Classroom)
Connie on vol. 1 of Evyione: Ocean Fantasy (Manga Recon)
Jeffery Klaehn on Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Casey Brienza on vols. 1 and 2 of Higurashi When They Cry (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Casey Brienza on vol. 1 of Momo Tama (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Michelle Smith on vol. 5 of One Piece (soliloquy in blue)
Julie on vol. 5 of The Palette of 12 Secret Colors (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Nadia Morales on La Perdida (The Graphic Classroom)
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Raven and Other Poems by Edgar Allen Poe, Graphic Classics: Oscar Wilde, and Jane Eyre: The Graphic Novel (Comics Worth Reading)
Lori Henderson on vol. 6 of SA (Comics Village)
Anj on Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the Eighth Grade, #5 (Supergirl Comic Box Commentary) (Via When Fangirls Attack)
David Serchay on Superman: Past and Future (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Henry Chamberlain on Swallow Me Whole (Blog@Newsarama)
Courtney Kraft on Wolverine: Prodigal Son (Graphic Novel Reporter)
J. Caleb Mozzocco on Wonderland (Blog@Newsarama)
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About Brigid Alverson
Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.
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