Links: All treats, no tricks
Kristy Valenti covers the graphic novel panel at Seattle Bookfest for comiXology. It’s not specifically about kids, but there’s lots of interesting conversation about how people read comics and graphic novels.
YALSA has posted the nominations for their Great Graphic Novels for Teens list.
Out from the Comics Shop lists this week’s new kid-friendly comics.
Eleanor Davis (author of Stinky) shows off some fairy tale art at her LJ. (Via The Beat.)
The Disney Comics Blog has a preview of Boom! Studios’ newest Donald Duck comic.
Head on over to the Archie News blog for a peek at upcoming comics, including Archie’s Pals ‘n’ Gals and Sonic the Hedgehog.
The peripatetic Jay Piscopo posts his November schedule of appearances.
Casper the Ghost is 60!
Tracy Edmunds on All-Action Classics: Dracula (The Graphic Classroom)
Dave Ferraro on Amulet, Book 2: The Stonekeeper’s Curse (Comics-and-More)
Sterg Botzakis on vol. 1 of The Annotated Northwest Passage (Graphic Novel Resources)
Rachelle Goguen on Archie #602 ("It’s Twins!") (Living Between Wednesdays)
Ed Sizemore on vol. 2 of The Big Adventures of Majoko (Comics Worth Reading)
Michael May on vol. 1 of Bizenghast (Robot 6)
Jeff VanderMeer on Cat Burglar Black (Omnivoracious)
Michelle Smith on Cowa! (Soliloquy in Blue)
Stacy Dillon on Diary of a Wimpy Kid 4: Dog Days (Welcome to my Tweendom)
Chris Wilson on Dungeon: Monstres, vol. 2: The Dark Lord (The Graphic Classroom)
Chris Wilson on Eek & Ack vs. The Wolfman (The Graphic Classroom)
Carol Baldwin on Incognegro (Carol Baldwin’s Blog)
Elizabeth Burns on Malice (A Chair, A Fireplace, and a Tea Cozy)
Sterg Botzakis on Metamorphosis (Graphic Novel Resources)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 4 of Papillon (Comics Worth Reading)
Eric Federspiel on The War at Ellsmere (Out from the Comic Shop)
Joy Kim on vol. 6 of Yotsuba&! (Joy Kim)
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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.
SLJ Blog Network
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