Links: Astronauts and conquerors
I chatted briefly with Rick Parker, the artist for the Papercutz parodies Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring and Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid, at MoCCA a few weeks ago.
Graphic Novel Reporter’s John Hogan interviews Dave Roman about the inspiration for his upcoming opus, Astronaut Academy, and some other projects he has in the works.
iFanboy talks with Mark Andrew Smith, the creator of Gladstone’s School for World Conquerors.
An auction house is selling one of Charles Shultz’s early comic strips, a sort of precursor to Peanuts.
Reviews: At Comics Worth Reading, Johanna Draper Carlson takes a brief look at three books from First Second: Anya’s Ghost, Level Up, and Zita the Spacegirl.
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 2 of Archie: The Best of Dan DeCarlo (Comics Worth Reading)
Sean Kleefeld on Buffalo Soldiers and the American West (Kleefeld on Comics)
Julie P. on Cahoots and Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit (Booking Mama)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 2 of Castle Waiting (Comics Worth Reading)
Nicola on DC Super Pets: The Fastest Pet on Earth (Back to Books)
Michael C. Lorah on Delirium’s Party: A Little Endless Storybook (Blog@Newsarama)
Brian Cronin on Gladstone’s School for World Conquerors #1 (Comics Should Be Good)
Matthew Meylikhov on Gladstone’s School for World Conquerors #1 (Multiversity Comics)
Sterg Botzakis on Jellaby (Graphic Novel Resources)
Joy Kim on Ivy (Joy Kim)
Eric Federspiel on Level Up (Out from the Comic Shop)
Nicola on The Lightning Thief Graphic Novel (Back to Books)
Richard Bruton on Lucky Luke – The Dalton Cousins (Forbidden Planet)
David Harper on Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #2 (Multiversity Comics)
Travis Jonker on Sidekicks (100 Scope Notes)
Nicola on Western Classics (Graphic Classics #20) (Back to Books)
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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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