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PR: Kudos for Mouse Guard and Girl Genius

Brigid Alverson

Congratulations to Phil and Kaija Foglio, who won the Hugo Award for a graphic novel for Girl Genius. The award is for volume 6, but the whole comic is available online and highly recommended, so go, read. (You didn’t have anything else to do on a Monday morning, did you?) Also, the Archaia folks e-mailed [...]

Links: Superheroes… and beyond!

Brigid Alverson

Art Baltazar discusses his work on Tiny Titans with the local paper. (Via Robot 6.) Kiel Phegley reports on David Peterson’s panel at Comic-Con, in which he talked about his plans for the next few volumes of Mouse Guard. Peggy Orenstein meditates on her daughter’s love of superheroes at the New York Times Magazine. Shaun [...]

All ages comics and manga for 8/5/09

Lori Henderson

Not much is going on in the kids comics and manga front this week.  It’s mostly just continuing titles and a few trades.  Antarctic Press has a trade for it’s first volume of Land of Oz adaptation, and Archie continues it’s popular Sonic the Hedgehog Archives, with vol 11 out this week.  The only newcomer [...]

Summer Reading Challenge: Astronaut Dad and First in Space

Katherine Dacey

As we celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s historic moonwalk, it’s easy to overlook the nearly fifteen years of planning and testing that made the 1969 lunar landing possible. Two kid-friendly comics — Astronaut Dad (Silent Devil, Inc.) and First in Space (Oni Press) — help address this forgotten history by telling the story [...]

Links: Scott, Shaun, and Casper

Brigid Alverson

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 [...]