Links | ‘March’ Wins VLA Diversity Award
The Virginia Library Association has announced the winners of their first Graphic Novel Diversity Award; the winner in the Youth category is March Book 2, by Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. The honor books are Flutter, Volume Two: Don’t Let Me Die Nervous, by Jennie Wood, Jeff McComsey and Chris Goodwin; Honor Girl, by Maggie Thrash; and Princeless: Raven the Pirate Princess, Book One: Captain Raven and the All-Girl Pirate Crew, by Jeremy Whitley, Rosy Higgins and Ted Brandt.
This is a big year for Hope Larson, and at CBR she talks to Steve Morris about the three series that are debuting in 2016: Her detective series Goldie Vance, her adventure graphic novel Compass South, and her run as a writer on Batgirl.
Marsha Sutton reports in on some of the school and library oriented panels at Comic-Con International, including “Capturing the Attention of the Middle Grade Reader” and “Historical Comics.”
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Stergios Botzakis on Bera the One-Headed Troll (Graphic Novel Resources)
Scott Cederlund on Bone: Coda (Panel Patter)
Gary Tyrrell on Compass South (Fleen)
Jamie on Dream Jumpers, Book 1: Nightmare Escape (The Roarbots)
Nick Smith on Ghosts (ICv2)
Julie P. on Jedi Academy: A New Class (Booking Mama)
Mark Dickson on Miraculous: Tales of Lady Bug and Cat Noir #1 (Panel Patter)
N. Emmett on Ms. Marvel #9 (Girls Like Comics)
Nick Smith on Trish Trash: Rollergirl of Mars (ICv2)
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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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