Links: The return of Super Duck
The Sequential Tart writers recommend some comics for the classroom, with brief descriptions of each.
The Archie folks are reviving some classic characters this fall. If you have been pining for Super Duck or Cosmo the Merry Martian, now’s your big chance!
Raina Telgemeier posts a preview page from her upcoming graphic novel Smile.
Bluewater Comics, home of the Female Force comics, has announced their latest line of bio-comics: Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics. The line kicks off with Hard Rock Heroes in December.
Wesley Smith’s 9-year-old niece would rather read Blackest Night than Betty and Veronica. Sounds like me at that age. (Via When Fangirls Attack.)
New blog find: Out from the Comic Shop — Comics in the Classroom, which chronicles a teacher’s use of Jeff Smith’s Bone and other comics in the classroom. The content includes teacher-oriented reviews, new comics lists, and a review of The Cartoonist, a documentary film about Jeff Smith.
Knights of the Lunch Table author Frank Cammuso will be at Ithacon this weekend.
Here’s the last masthead from Nick Magazine. *Choke* I miss them already.
Chris Wilson on Amulet, Book 2: The Stonekeeper’s Curse (The Graphic Classroom)
Collin David on vol. 1 of Gunnerkrigg Court (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Kevin Hodgson on Hero High (The Graphic Classroom)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Kat & Mouse: The Knave of Diamonds (Comics Worth Reading)
Michael C. Lorah on Magic Trixie (Blog@Newsarama)
Snow Wildsmith on Star Wars Adventures Vol. 1: Han Solo and the Hollow Moon of Khorya (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Comicsgirl on vol. 1 of X-Men: Misfits (ComicsGirl)
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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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