Preview: The Hunger Pains
Papercutz Slices are the modern-day reincarnation of the Mad Magazine satire, goofy, book-length parodies of popular works such as Harry Potter and Twilight. written by Stefan Petrucha (who also scripts their Nancy Drew graphic novels) and illustrated with by Rick Parker, who admits he draws his inspiration from the early days of Mad. Now it’s time for The Hunger Games to get the treatment, and The Hunger Pains boils down the novel to one slim, devastatingly funny volume. Here’s a sample:
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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