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All ages comics and manga for 7/8/09

Lori Henderson

Comics come out strong this week, with a new manga debuting as well.  The licensed comics make a good show with Sonic the Hedgehog, Cartoon Network Action Pack and Scooby Doo all coming out.  Marvel has two X-men titles for Tweens, with one just starting this week, and Viz has a new manga targeted for [...]

The phenomenon of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 2!

Sabrina Fritz

Haruhi-mania seems to have settled a bit since its initial burst of crazed popularity.  Does this franchise deserve all the hype?  Today, I have a look at volumes 2 and 3 of the manga series The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Vols. 2 and 3 Nagaru Tanigawa, Gaku Tsugano, and Noizi [...]

GC4K Reading List: Comics That Celebrate America’s Cultural Diversity

Katherine Dacey

Among the folks who responded to our Summer Reading List was a librarian who asked if we could compile a similar bibliography of titles featuring historically under-represented groups, a challenge we happily accepted. Below are the results of our collective effort to identify comics and graphic novels that reflect America’s real cultural diversity. Some of [...]

Links: Awards and miscellany

Brigid Alverson

The nominations for the Joe Shuster Awards for the best kids’ comics by Canadian creators have been announced: Clayton Hanmer, CTON’s Super A-Maze-ing Year of Crazy Comics! (OwlKids) Susan Hughes and Willow Dawson, No Girls Allowed (Kids Can Press) Karl Kerschl and Serge Lapointe (with Amy Wolfram, USA), Teen Titans: Year One (DC Comics) Liam [...]

All ages comics and manga for 7/1/09

Lori Henderson

Boom! Studios controls the list again this week, with two Disney/Pixar titles and two Muppet titles.  Mr. Stuffins is a new addition to the list, as I was unsure if I was age appropriate, but I finally found some confirmation of it’s kid-friendliness.  It’s about a teddy bear the comes to life and believes he [...]

GC4K Summer Reading Challenge 2009

Esther Keller

So many books. So little time. This old adage is printed on t-shirts, mugs, and bumper stickers. And it’s so true. Especially in the life of a reviewer or someone who works closely with books, because amidst all your work, you’re constantly reaching for the newest titles and letting some of the older titles slip [...]