Links: Reading Gotham Academy
Ardo Omer hosts a fascinating roundtable in which a group of YA book bloggers, some of whom are comics fans and some of whom are new to comics, read and discuss Gotham Academy, DC’s teen series set in the world of Batman.
Travis Jonker interviews writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Jillian Tamaki, the creators of This One Summer—which is the first graphic novel to be named a Caldecott Honor book.
Sarah Hunter reviews the webcomic The White Snake, by Jen Wang, who recently collaborated with Cory Doctorow on the graphic novel In Real Life.
Jay Hosler is doing a blog tour to promote his new graphic novel, The Last of the Sandwalkers, and he stops by Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast with an original drawing and some beetle facts.
Johanna Draper Carlson on Abigail and the Snowman #4 (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 1 of Barnaby (Comics Worth Reading)
Aaron Long on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad #1 (Comicosity)
Stergios Botzakis on Drama (Graphic Novel Resources)
Johanna Draper Carlson on El Deafo (Comics Worth Reading)
Jessica Boyd on Gotham Academy #6 (Comicosity)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Gronk: A Monster’s Story (Comics Worth Reading)
Sarah Stevenson on The Harlem Hellfighters (Finding Wonderland)
Sarah Stevenson on Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust (Finding Wonderland)
Stergios Botzakis on Jinx: Little Miss Steps (Graphic Novel Resources)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Lumberjanes #10-12 (Comics Worth Reading)
Joe Gordon on March: Book Two (Forbidden Planet)
Dominic Umile on March: Book Two (Chicago Reader)
Melissa Fox on Ms. Marvel, Volume 1: No Normal (Book Nut)
Jennifer Hubert Swan on Ms. Marvel, Volume 1: No Normal (Reading Rants)
Stergios Botzakis on Power Lunch: First Course (Graphic Novel Resources)
Richard Bruton on Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula (Forbidden Planet)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Princess Ugg #7 and 8 (Comics Worth Reading)
Stergios Botzakis on Reading With Pictures (Graphic Novel Resources)
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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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