Search on SLJ.com ....
Subscribe to SLJ
Follow This Blog: RSS feed
Good Comics For Kids
Inside Good Comics For Kids

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #252

bandvfriendscomicsdoubledigest_252-0

Why are Betty and Veronica putting up Halloween decorations in December? Learn the answers to these and many other important questions in Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #252, on sale in comic shops next Wednesday. In the meantime, you can satisfy your curiosity about the window stickers by reading our preview of Dan […]

This Week’s Comics: Reggie and Giants

reggie-and-me-1

Fill some stockings with some this week’s new releases. BOOM! Studios releases trades of Lumberjanes with Volume 5 and Volume 1 of Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems. IDW Publishing wraps up Atomic Robo and the Temple of Od, while Oni Press finishes Mighty Zodiac. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT Awake Volume 2 Escape From Gremon […]

Exclusive: Judd Winick to Co-Write Garfield Graphic Novel for BOOM!

garfield-unreality-tv-cropped

Big news from BOOM! Studios: Today they are announcing their second Garfield original graphic novel, Garfield: Unreality TV, which will be written by Scott Nickel, Mark Evanier, and Judd Winick and illustrated by Winick and Antonio Alfaro. Winick is the author of the Eisner-nominated Pedro and Me, which won many awards and was a YALSA […]

Blog Tour: Gene Luen Yang on Coding

gene-luen-yang-blog-tour-header

In addition to being an award-winning cartoonist, MacArthur Fellow, and the Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang is a former high school computer science teacher, and he brought that expertise in both coding and writing to his graphic novel series Secret Coders (ably illustrated by Mike Holmes). So of course he’s going to […]

Interview: First Second Designer Andrew Arnold

Andrew Arnold has a dual career: He’s the new (since August) associate director of art and design for the graphic novel imprint First Second, and he’s also a comics creator himself—he is one of the co-authors of Adventures in Cartooning (together with James Sturm and Alexis Frederick-Frost) and its many sequels and spinoffs. First Second, […]

2016 Good Comics for Kids Holiday Gift Guide

fruits-baskets

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, and perhaps you’ve finished most of your holiday shopping, but there’s always the last minute gift or the small “stocking stuffer,” you want to get. So here are our suggestions for the 2016 Holiday Season for the book lover and/or comic fan in your life. Fruits Basket Collectors […]

Review: ‘Hilda and The Stone Forest’

hilda-and-the-stone-forest

Hilda and The Stone Forest By Luke Pearson Flying Eye Books; $19.95 If you have any interest at all in comics, especially those well suited for kids, then chances are you are already quite familiar with cartoonist Luke Pearson’s Hilda character, star of a series of graphic novels. And even if you haven’t read them […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #234

lt_234_cv_ds

Time for more comics fun with our exclusive preview of Looney Tunes #234: Yosemite Sam, that crooked riverboat gambler, is an old hand at dealing off the bottom, top and even the sides of the deck, so he figures Porky Pig will be an easy mark in a rigged game of poker. After all, Porky […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie 75th Anniversary Digest’ #4

archiejumbocomics75thanniversarycelebration_04-0

Archie Comics has been emptying out the vaults over the past year to celebrate its 75th anniversary with a whole slew of digests and collections. This latest one, Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #4, celebrates Betty and Veronica, and it will be out on Wednesday in comic shops. Enjoy!

This Week’s Comics: Merry Poke-Christmas

pokemon-x-y

Can’t take one more dinner with some form of turkey? Escape in one of the new releases from this week’s comics list. Stay in the spooky spirit with Spookhouse #2 from Albatross Funnybooks. BOOM! Studios releases a new Adventure Time graphic novel following Bunny Girl Jo in Islands, and Bongo Comics gets in the holiday […]