December 30, 2021 by Esther Keller
Running the Numbers: Esther takes a look at the top digital comics of 2021 in the New York City school system.
September 8, 2021 by Esther Keller
Here's a collection of titles that feature cryptids, ghosts and zombies. But all the stories resonate more than just fear and thrills.
May 14, 2021 by Esther Keller
This year, as we honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it feels more somber and more important as there has been a rise in hate crimes against the Asian and Pacific Islander communities, which has spurred the #stopAsianHate movement.
March 12, 2021 by Esther Keller
At the end of a difficult year, the Good Comics for Kids team discusses graphic novels that can spark conversations around grief and loss.
February 4, 2021 by Moni Barrette
In the comic book industry, individual creators—writers, illustrators, inkers, letterers, colorists, and everyone else involved in bringing new, immersive art to life—can become popular celebrities with a single commercial success or major award recognition. Many well-known creators have their own fandoms who will stand in line for hours at signings; overflow large conference rooms at […]
January 6, 2021 by Moni Barrette
The term graphic medicine was coined by Dr. Ian Williams—comics artist, physician, and editor of graphicmedicine.org—to “denote the role that comics can play in the study and delivery of healthcare.”
November 2, 2020 by Moni Barrette
With American politics in the throes of a divisive election and a never-ending, unprecedented news cycle, intense focus has been given to every new development for at least fifteen minutes.
October 1, 2020 by Moni Barrette
“Honestly, I think learning loss is the least of our worries. It’s essential to give them space to talk about how they are feeling. If things are falling apart, we have to take care of them rather than push on with a lesson.” —”In This Together: School Librarians Help Address Learning Loss, Upheaval,” SLJ It’s […]
October 30, 2018 by Johanna
It’s that time of year, when we start thinking about ghosts and goblins and jack-o-lanterns and things that go bump in the night. There are plenty of comics and graphic novels with ghosts in them, but not all are scary. Here are some great reads that happen to have spirits in them. Ghosts by Raina […]
October 23, 2018 by Esther Keller
One of the most popular genre requests in my library has always been for a scary story. This isn’t one of my favorite genres, so I do struggle a bit. But I have learned to keep my eyes out on titles that are… well… scary. With comics, I didn’t often have that request for more […]
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