Links: Fraggles, superheroes, and teenagers
At the DC Universe blog, Art Baltazar and Franco talk about how they make the magic that is Tiny Titans.
The New York Times Magazine profiles Shaun Tan, the creator of The Arrival and The Lost Thing.
On a much sillier note, the folks at the Jim Henson fansite Tough Pigs have been talking to the creators behind the Fraggle Rock comics; in the latest articles, they talk to Katie Strickland and Lindsay Cibos, the creators of the “Shopping with Silly Creatures” story, and Paul Morrissey and Nichol Ashworth, the team behind “Red’s Chomp-a-Thon.”
Sean Kleefeld goes comics shopping with a teenager and sees comics (including manga) through a 14-year-old’s eyes.
Matt Loux, creator of Salt Water Taffy, shows off a bit of art from his next project.
Gina Gagliano talks about First Second graphic novels that are being used in classrooms.
An autism awareness site posts a list of graphic novel recommendations for children with autism—and it’s actually a pretty good list for any group of kids. (Via Graphic Novel Reporter.)
Leroy Douresseaux on 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente (I Reads You)
Nathan Wilson on One Soul (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Owly and Wormy, Friends All Aflutter (Comics Worth Reading)
Jen Hubert on The Sixth Gun (Reading Rants)
Ken Haley on Skullkickers, vol. 1: 1,000 Opas and a Dead Body (Sequential Ink)
Sterg Botzakis on Smile (Graphic Novel Resources)
Abby (on Squish: Super Amoeba (Abby (the) Librarian)
Eric Federspiel on Super Dinosaur #1 (Out from the Comic Shop)
Sterg Botzakis on vol. 1 of Thor: The Mighty Avenger (Graphic Novel Resources)
Melissa on Zita the Spacegirl (Booknut)
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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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