Beauty and the BEA
I interviewed Annie Goetzinger, the creator of Girl in Dior, a book that combines gorgeous drawings of Dior fashions with a history of the House of Dior, told from an insider’s point of view.
Just a quick reminder that it’s not too late to sign up for the webcast From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest Comics and Manga of 2015, tomorrow at 3 p.m. Eastern/12 p.m. Pacific time. I’ll be moderating a panel of publishing pros that includes Kelly Coyle-Crivelli from Random House, David Gabriel from Marvel Publishing Worldwide, and Leyla Aker from Viz Media. Sign up now, and if you can’t make the live webcast, you can also access an archived version later.
Heidi MacDonald and Calvin Reid report in on the kids’ comics publishers at Book Expo America.
Travis Jonker lists the ten most popular graphic novels in his K-4 school library.
There’s going to be a Lumberjanes movie! Not only that, two of our favorite comics are going to be cartoons: Kamala Khan, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel, will appear in the Avengers: Ultron Revolution animated cartoon on Disney XD, and a Mega Man animated series is in the works as well.
Archie #666 (Comicosity)
Archie Giant Comics Collection (Comicosity)
Bizarro #1 (Comic Book Resources)
Groot #1 (Comicosity)
Itty Bitty Comics: Grimmiss Island #4 (Comicosity)
Popeye Classic Comics #35 (13th Dimension)
Sonic Boom #8 (Comicosity)
James Kaplan on Apocalyptigirl: An Aria for the End Times (Panel Patter)
Michael Buntag on Archie vs. Predator #1 (NonSensical Words)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Cleopatra in Space: The Thief and the Sword (Comics Worth Reading)
Melissa Fox on Dragons Beware! (Book Nut)
Mark Richardson on Hinges: Clockwork City (No Flying, No Tights)
Sarah Stevenson on Last Man 1: The Stranger (Finding Wonderland)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Lumberjanes #14 (Comics Worth Reading)
Emilia Packard on vol. 1 of The Lunch Witch (No Flying, No Tights)
Stergios Botzakis on Nimona (Graphic Novel Resources)
Brenda Noiseux on Princeless: The Pirate Princess (Women Write About Comics)
Richard Bruton on Sam 2 (Forbidden Planet)
Stergios Botzakis on Sisters (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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