Links: Library Roundup, Power Rangers Return
BOOM! Studios has acquired the license for Power Rangers comics; they plan to set the comics in the first year of the original TV show. BOOM! also announced its first original graphic novel based on the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe. Steven joins Connie at school in this full-length adventure story. The creative team includes Steven Universe animated series Supervising Director Ian Jones-Quarterly and regular comic series writer Jeremy Sorese and artist Coleman Engle, with a cover by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell.
Meredith Schwartz has a writeup of the just-concluded American Library Association annual meeting in San Francisco, including coverage of the Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for libraries, and Jennifer De Guzman discusses the diversity aspects as well as covering a panel on graphic novel challenges moderated by our own Eva Volin, and featuring Gene Luen Yang, Mariko Tamaki, and Charles Brownstein of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Fellow SLJ blogger Elizabeth Bird talks to Kate Beaton about her picture book The Princess and the Pony.
Thomas Maluck on Batgirl: The Batgirl of Burnside (No Flying, No Tights)
Marissa Lieberman on vol. 1 of Dragon Ball (3-in-1 edition) (No Flying, No Tights)
Vernieda Vergara on vols. 1-3 of The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Women Write About Comics)
Trisha on My Neighbor Seki (Guys Lit Wire)
N. Emmett on Prez #1 (Girls Like Comics)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Kate Beaton’s The Princess and the Pony (Comics Worth Reading)
Julie P on The Princess and the Pony (Booking Mama)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Saved by the Bell (Comics Worth Reading)
Garrett Gottschalk on The Shaolin Cowboy: Shemp Buffet (No Flying, No Tights)
Paige Sammartino on vol. 1 of A Silent Voice (Women Write About Comics)
Drew McCabe on Spongebob Comics #45 (Comic Attack)
Thomas Maluck on vol. 1 of Sword Art Online: Progressive (No Flying, No Tights)
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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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