Links: You Go, Squirrel Girl!
Marvel announced a new Squirrel Girl original graphic novel this weekend: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe, by Ryan North and Erica Henderson. We picked the first collected edition of the Squirrel Girl comic (also by North and Henderson) as one of our top ten graphic novels of 2015.
Johanna Draper Carlson interviews Roger Langridge and Andy Hirsch about their new series, The Baker Street Peculiars, which features three kids and a dog solving mysteries with a bit of help from Sherlock Holmes.
Chris Schweizer discusses the evolution of his graphic novel series The Creeps.
Gene Luen Yang talks about working on Superman, and how writing a monthly comic is different from writing graphic novels.
BOOM! Studios is publishing its first ever picture book, under the kaBOOM imprint, but they are not straying too far from their roots: Author Duston Nguyen originally conceived What Is It as a comic book, and he created it as a wedding gift for his wife.
Reviews: I wrote a quick roundup of spring 2016 graphic novels for SLJTeen.
Jesse Karp on The Dark Island (Booklist)
Johanna Draper Carlson on A Goofy Guide to Penguins (Comics Worth Reading)
A Library Girl on Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible (A Library Girl’s Familiar Diversions)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Media Meltdown: A Graphic Guide Adventure (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Real Poop on Pigeons! (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean (Comics Worth Reading)
Sarah Stevenson on Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean (Finding Wonderland)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Science Comics: Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers (Comics Worth Reading)
Nick Hayes on Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads (Booklist)
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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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