Links: Interviews and reviews
At SLJTeen, Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón discuss their collaboration on Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography.
At Graphic Novel Reporter, Katie Monnin talks to Doug TenNapel about Ghostopolis and his other work.
Stefan Petrucha discusses his work on the parody Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring at the Papercutz blog. And Sam Tweedle notes the return of the Dana Girls—a long-defunct cousin of the Nancy Drew mysteries—in one of Papercutz’s recent Nancy Drew stories.
At Sequential Tart, Wolfen Moondaughter talks to Archie Comics writer Dan Parent, the creator of Riverdale’s first openly gay character, and company CEO Jon Goldwater. Johanna Draper Carlson looks at Archie’s new subscription program and notes that the Archie folks are making the commitment to publish two graphic novels a month. Meanwhile, Graphic Novel Reporter’s John Hogan chats with Archie Comics president Mike Pellerito.
Abby on The Adventures of Ook and Gluk (Abby (the) Librarian)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Archie Americana: Best of the Eighties (Book 2) (Comics Worth Reading)
Nicola on The Circle Series (Back to Books)
Nicola on Disney Fairies graphic novels (Back to Books)
John Hogan on The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Kevin Hodgson on The Lightning Thief (The Graphic Classroom)
Nicola on Nola’s Worlds #1: Changing Moon (Back to Books)
Nicola on The Odyssey (Back to Books)
Nicola on vols. 1 and 2 of Phineas and Ferb (Back to Books)
Dave Ferraro on The Saga of Rex (Comics-and-More)
Nicola on Smile (Back to Books)
Nicola on vols. 1-4 of Stone Rabbit (Back to Books)
Kevin Hodgson on Tron: Betrayal (The Graphic Classroom)
Brigid Alverson on Witch & Wizard: The Battle for Shadowland (Graphic Novel Reporter)
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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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