Good Comics for Kids
February 24, 2022 by Johanna
Cat + Gamer is a charming manga about learing to take care of an adorable cat by using video game lessons.
September 5, 2019 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Bruno Enna and Fabio Celoni cast Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck in Dracula and Frankenstein, the strongest offerings yet from the Dark Horse-published Disney adaptations of works of classic literature.
August 21, 2019 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Cartoonist Cassie Anderson's charming fairy tale riff of a self-actualizing princess reveals that sometimes the best thing a fairy godmother can do for a young heroine is to just get out of her way.
November 1, 2018 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Usagi Yojimbo/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Collection Writer/artists: Stan Sakai and Peter Laird Dark Horse Books; $17.99 Last year IDW, the publisher that currently holds the license to publish comics starring Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters, enlisted Stan Sakai to create a brand-new, full-color crossover between the TMNT and […]
September 25, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Calla Cthulhu Writers: Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer Artists: Erin Humiston and Mario A. Gonzalez Dark Horse Books; $12.99 Rated 14+ The mythos of cosmic horror that H.P. Lovecraft created and curated during his short writing career has always proved a curiously inviting and creatively fertile milieu for other writers to work in, on, and […]
August 10, 2016 by Brigid Alverson
Cecil Castellucci, the writer of The Plain Janes, The Year of the Beasts, and Odd Duck, announced her newest project last month: Soupy Leaves Home, a YA graphic novel about a Depression-era girl who runs away from home and completely reinvents herself, disguising herself as a boy and riding the rails as a hobo. I […]
September 1, 2015 by Esther Keller
The Courageous Princess was part of my library’s core Graphic Novel collection. Though I hadn’t more than glanced through the title at the time, I had purchased it, because at the time it was one of the few female heroines in comics. And I liked it even more that this female heroine wasn’t scantily dressed […]
November 13, 2014 by Brigid Alverson
Kel McDonald may be the youngest veteran creator in the business. She started her webcomic Sorcery 101 while she was in high school, and she’s about to wrap it up and collect it into an omnibus edition that she’s funding on Kickstarter. She has also Kickstarted several other books, including two Cautionary Fables and Fairy […]
August 11, 2014 by Lori Henderson
Ten thousand years ago, the palace of a magical race appeared in the skies of a primitive world with two moons and crashed to the ground. The inhabitants of that world, humans who were little more than brutes, reacted to these otherworldly invaders with fear and lashed out violently. The few survivors of the palace […]
Good Comics for Kids
by Brigid Alverson
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Mary Ann Cappiello
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Karen Jensen, MLS
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
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