Links: Jillian Tamaki, Luke Pearson Win Major Awards
The British Comic Awards were announced over the weekend, and the winner in the children’s category was Luke Pearson’s Hilda and the Black Hound.
Another winner: Jillian Tamaki has received the Canadian Governor General’s Award for Children’s Illustration for This One Summer, which was written by her cousin, Mariko Tamaki.
John Patrick Green is all over the place this week, following the announcement of his new book, Hippopotamister. Here’s a fast five-question interview at the First Second blog, and Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast has a cartoon interview with two of his characters, Red Panda and Hippopotamister.
Sarah Varon catches up our SLJ colleague Travis Jonker on her works in progress for First Second.
Here’s a look at Raina Telgemeier’s teeth!
Jenny Williams on Colonial Comics: New England, 1620-1750 (GeekDad)
L.B. Bryant on vol. 1 of Misfits of Avalon (ICv2)
Stergios Botzakis on Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood (Graphic Novel Resources)
A Library Girl on vol. 1 of Soulless (A Library Girl’s Familiar Diversions)
Alysa Stewart on The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth (Everead)
Susan Murray on Theseus and the Minotaur (From Tots to Teens)
Filed under: News
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.
SLJ Blog Network