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Interview: Jimmy Gownley and Amelia Rules!

Scott Robins

Jimmy Gownley rules. Why? At the beginning of October, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing announced that it had acquired his graphic novel series AMELIA RULES!, a favorite among both critics and fans. Called “a PEANUTS for the 21st century” by Comic Buyers Guide, AMELIA RULES! had been self-published by Gownley’s Renaissance Press since 2001. Shortly [...]

All ages comics and manga for 11/5/08

Lori Henderson

It’s the start of new month, and the holiday shopping season.  While retailers may not start counting their sales until Black Friday, publishers are getting their wares out now.  Viz has a bevy of titles that kids will love, including Pokemon and Naruto.  The chapter books will definitely appeal to young readers who love Naruto.  [...]

Review: Into the Volcano

Eva Volin

Here’s what you need to know about Don Wood’s graphic novel, Into the Volcano: it’s really, really good.  The action is really good, the adventure is really good, the characters are really good, and the ending is really good.  There is even a lot of comic book swearing (of the @#$% variety), and for many [...]

Linkfest: Babymouse and book deals

Brigid Alverson

Newsarama’s Zack Smith talks to Matthew and Jennifer Holm about Babymouse, which Robin Brenner found to be one of the top-circulating graphic novels for kids in her library system, although it’s less well known among adult comics bloggers. One commenter complains that the book shows "little artistic skill," but others chime in to point out [...]

Review: Mecha Manga Bible Heroes #1

It has long been an issue for parents to get their children interested in the teachings of the Bible. Colorful pictures, simpler retellings of the marvelous stories, publishers have used various techinques to try and appeal to the younger demographic and had varying success with each one. Well now JMG Comics has added one more [...]

Interview with Frank Beddor!

Sabrina Fritz

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Linkfest: Spiegelman speaks!

Brigid Alverson

Art Spiegelman doesn’t usually do a lot of reviews, but with several new books out, including the early-readers title Jack and the Box, he has been a bit more talkative of late. In part 3 of a five-part interview at The Daily Cross Hatch, he talks about the Toon Books, the lack of comics for [...]