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Links: Scott, Shaun, and Casper

I interviewed Scott Christian Sava, creator of The Dreamland Chronicles and a slew of graphic novels for kids, for the latest Graphic Novel Reporter.

Mitchell Jordan talks to Shaun Tan at Bookslut, and Michelle Pauli interviews him for The Guardian. (Via Journalista.)

There has been a lot of internet chat lately about hostility toward female fans, but Lori Henderson’s experience has been just the opposite.

Casper the Friendly Ghost is coming back in a new, updated version, along with his friends Hot Stuff the Little Devil and Wendy the Witch.

A new biography of Tintin creator Herge discusses criticism of racism and anti-Semitism in some of the early comics.

Tracy Edmunds alerts us to some math comics that look kind of fun at The Graphic Classroom.

I seldom link to scans_daily, but this post is too good to pass up: It’s two vintage stories from Bunty, a British girls’ comic that I grew up reading. Check it out to see what we Yanks were missing all those years.


Richard Bruton on vol. 2 of All Star Superman (Forbidden Planet)
JL Bell on the very first edition of Amelia Rules (Oz and Ends)
John Hogan on Amulet, Book Two: The Stonekeeper’s Curse (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Joe McCulloch on The Color of Earth (Bookforum)
Ling Woo Liu on The Eternal Smile (Time Magazine)
Chris Wilson on Jack and the Box (The Graphic Classroom)
Sandy Bilus on Little Mouse Gets Ready (I Love Rob Liefeld)
Nina Stone on Mouse Guard (Factual Opinion)
Anna on Power Pack Classic, vol. 1 (Tangognat)
Kevin Hodgson on Redwall: The Graphic Novel (The Graphic Classroom)

Brigid Alverson About Brigid Alverson

Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

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