Links: Retro Batman, New Archie
Johanna Draper Carlson looks at a new format for Archie Comics that’s part digest, part graphic novel.
Here’s the history of the British children’s comic The Phoenix, which is a family operation, told in comics format. Nice!
CBR interviews writer Jeff Parker about his new all-ages, digital-first comic Batman ’66, which is inspired by the campy 1960s Batman TV show.
Mike Gold talks about Burma-Shave signs, an epic prank in the DC bullpen, and, in passing, the Archie 1000 Page Comics Digest.
Diamond Book Distributors has released its Common Core list of 98 graphic novels that will mesh with the Common Core requirements from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Previews: Drew McCabe posts short takes on a number of recent releases in his latest From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays column at Comic Attack.
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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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