Preview: The Wonderland Alphabet
This isn’t quite a comic, but it’s comic-ish, and that should count for something: The Wonderland Alphabet is a board book written by Alethea Kontis (The Dark-Hunter Companion) and illustrated by Janet K. Lee, the artist of The Return of the Dapper Men. It’s very much in the spirit of the original; Kontis’s little rhymes scan like Lewis Carroll’s doggerel, and Lee’s art is a softer take on John Tenniel’s familiar drawings. The book goes on sale June 20.
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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