Links: Angouleme Selections Include ‘Nimona,’ ‘Walker Bean’
The official selections for the Angouleme International Comics Festival have been announced, and a number of children’s and YA books, including Nimona, Ms. Marvel, and The Unsinkable Walker Bean, have made the cut.
Jennifer Sheehan does a thorough job of reporting on a comics course offered at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania, interviewing the teacher, parents of students, and experts in the field of comics and education, making this a good introduction to the topic as a whole.
Reviews: Comics scholar Aaron Kashtan posts brief reviews of a number of recent comics, including Lumberjanes #21, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #3, and Ms. Marvel #2, at his blog, The Ogre’s Feathers.
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Manga Guide to Physiology (Comics Worth Reading)
John Freeman on Asterix and the Missing Scroll (Down the Tubes)
Stergios Botzakis on Michael Jordan: Bull on Parade (Graphic Novel Resources)
Michael Buntag on Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1 and Ms. Marvel #1 (NonSensical Words)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor (Comics Worth Reading)
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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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