Quick Links: Kaboom, Hereville, and Jughead
Boom! Studios continues its rollout of teasers for its new Kaboom! line, which is the successor to Boom! Kids, with news of Snarked, a new comic by Roger Langridge (the writer and artist of the Muppet Show comics) and Space Warped, a Star Wars parody.
Dan Parent, the Archie Comics writer and artist who created Kevin Keller, talks to Comic Book Resources about his plans for a Kevin Keller miniseries later this spring.
Gina Gagliano of First Second responds to Martin Amis’s recent comment belittling children’s books.
One of our favorite books, Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, has been nominated for a Nebula award, the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy category. This seems to be the first time a graphic novel has been nominated for this particular award, although graphic novels have been nominated for other Nebulas.
Here’s a preview of Jughead Double Digest #168
Johanna Draper Carlson posts her latest Great Graphic Novels for Kids column at Comics Worth Reading.
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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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