Links: ‘Ghosts’ in the NYT
The latest sign that Kids’ Comics Have Arrived: Raina Telegemeier’s Ghosts gets a major review in the New York Times.
Not sure where to start with Marvel’s Star Wars comics? Gavia Baker-Whitelaw posts a handy guide, with explanations of where the different series fit in with the continuity of the movies.
If you missed your chance to get Roger Langridge’s Muppet Show comic when it was first published by BOOM! Studios, and when it was subsequently published by Marvel, you’re in luck: Joe Books is publishing a 400-page collection on November 1 for just $29.99.
At the newly redesigned CBR, Colleen Doran talks about illustrating Neil Gaiman’s story Troll Bridge, Chynna Clugston Flores dishes about the new edition of Blue Monday, and Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare discuss Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.
The Comics Alliance staff picks the best Marvel and DC comics for kids and teens, and they have gathered up a whole slew of reviews of other comics as well (see the “Reviews” section below for the most recent ones). And Kieran Schach writes about the importance of LGBTQ representation in kids’ comics.
It looks like the Pokemon Go craze is starting to wane.
The Amazing World of Gumball 2016 Grab Bag Special #1
Jem and the Holograms #18
Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan look at Faith Erin Hicks’s The Nameless City and Ben Hatke’s Mighty Jack, and they list some upcoming middle-grade graphic novels that are worth a look. (Bookends)
Mark Dickson on Dinosaur Project (Panel Patter)
Stergios Botzakis on Fantasy Sports #2: The Bandit of Barbel Bay (Graphic Novel Resources)
Alice Vernon on Fruits Basket (Girls Like Comics)
Jon Erik Christianson on Goldie Vance (Comics Alliance)
Tom Speelman on the Hilda books (Comics Alliance)
Sean Kleefeld on The Imitation Game (Kleefeld on Comics)
Tom Speelman on Johnny Boo (Comics Alliance)
Steve Morris on Tamsin and the Deep (Comics Alliance)
Mexi Gremillion on The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 (Comicosity)
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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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