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Links: New ventures and old favorites

Brigid Alverson

At Graphic Novel Reporter, John Hogan interviews Josh Elder, creator of Mail Order Ninja, about his latest venture, the nonprofit Reading with Pictures.

JK Parkin reports on Bone creator Jeff Smith’s appearance at Small Press Expo
NPR’s All Things Considered has a story on Jeff Kinney, creator of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Jeff answers questions from readers as well.

Shonen Sunday posts an interview with Rumiko Takahashi, creator of InuYasha, Ranma 1/2, and Rin-ne.
Out from the Comic Shop posts the newest kid-friendly releases.
Here’s a useful resource for librarians: Ohio State University has a cataloging manual for manga. (Via Tangognat.)

The Disney Comics Blog has some cool scans of Disney comics covers from other lands.

New Blog Alert: The Big Blog of Kids’ Comics is, as advertised, a blog featuring classic children’s comics of older vintages, lovingly scanned and reproduced. We will avert our eyes from any possible copyright issues and simply enjoy the fun.

Reviews

Snow Wildsmith on Calamity Jack (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Collin David on A Family Secret (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Sara Boslaugh on Book 3 of The Lost Colony (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Jennifer Dunbar on vols. 1 and 3 of March on Earth (Manga Recon)
Danica Davidson on vols. 1 and 2 of Peach Fuzz (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Brigid Alverson on Stone Rabbit: Deep Space Disco (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Milo Miles on The Toon Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics (NPR)

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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 E-Reader.com. 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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