Links: Sugar and Spike and everything nice
Abby the Librarian interviews Aaron Reynolds, the writer of Joey Fly, Private Eye.
Out from the Comic Shop lists this week’s new kid-friendly comics.
Ng Suat Tong critiques American Born Chinese at The Hooded Utilitarian.
The Disney Comics Worldwide Blog has news of some new Disney comics from Boom! Studios.
And there are previews of upcoming issues of Archie comics at the Archie News blog.
At The Greatest Ape, Dave Gray highlights the classic comics Scribbly and Sugar and Spike, both by Sheldon Mayer.
Teaching Graphic Novels points to EduComics, an EU initiative to increase the use of webcomics as teaching materials and James Bucky Carter’s mythbusting about comics and education.
Graphic Novel Reporter is giving away 25 copies of Amulet, Book Two: The Stonekeeper’s Curse.
Christopher Mautner posts short reviews of a number of recent kids’ comics at Robot 6.
David Elzey on Amulet, Book Two: The Stonekeeper’s Curse (the excelsior file)
Larry Litle on Buzz Beaker Brainstorm: Billions of Bats (The Graphic Classroom)
Michelle Smith on vol. 1 of The Lizard Prince (Soliloquy in Blue)
Robert Greenberger on Malice (ComicMix)
Kevin Hodgson on Mother to Son/Harlem Night Song (The Graphic Classroom)
Sadie Mattox on Stitches (Extremely Graphic)
Tangognat on vols. 5 and 6 of Swan (Tangognat)
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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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