Links: Zot, JELLO-Man, and Fraggle Rock (maybe)
Brian Heater presents part 1 of an interview with Archie Comics honcho Victor Gorelick at The Daily Cross Hatch, and Valerie D’Orazio talks to Gorelick about Archie’s impending nuptials. Speaking of the Riverdale gang, did you know that there’s an Archie Comics blog that features sneak previews like this one of upcoming comics?
Matthew Badham talks to Jim Medway and Adam Cadwell, two creators from the short-lived British children’s comic The DFC, about working on the comic and their plans for the future—yes, there will be more. Start here with part one, and follow the links to the other three parts. (Via Journalista.)
If you’re still on the fence about Zot!, check out this hefty preview at the HarperCollins website.
Sean Kleefeld reacts badly to Bluewater’s latest presidential comic, the one about the Obamas’ dog.
Gavok takes a look at a childhood favorite, The Adventures of JELL-O Man and Wobbly, at 4thletter.
Papercutz is banking on their new Geronimo Stilton graphic novel being a big success; the initial print run is 50,000, 2 1/2 times the run for their Bionicle graphic novels.
Comic Book Resources picks up on a hint that Archaia may be planning a series based on Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock.
There’s a new episode of the Comics Playground podcast up.
Kevin Hodgson on Archie’s War: My Scrapbook of the First World War (The Graphic Classroom)
Brigid Alverson on vol. 1 of The Big Adventures of Majoko (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Grant Goodman on vol. 1 of Cirque du Freak (Manga Recon)
Brigid Alverson on vol. 1 of Fairy Idol Kanon (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Lori Henderson on vol. 1 of Fairy Idol Kanon (Manga Xanadu)
Sheena McNeil on vol. 2 of Happy Happy Clover (Sequential Tart)
Cory Doctorow on No Girls Allowed (Boing Boing)
Chris Wilson on Kid Beowulf and the Blood-Bound Oath (The Graphic Classroom)
Courtney Kraft on vol. 1 of Pixie (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 1 of Real (Kuriousity)
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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, a newspaper reporter, and assistant to the mayor of a small city. In addition to editing GC4K, she is a regular columnist for SLJ, a contributing editor at ICv2, an editor at Smash Pages, and a writer for Publishers Weekly. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.
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