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Off the Rack: Age of Reptiles, The Marvelous Land of Oz, and The Stuff of Legend

Katherine Dacey

A recent visit to my local comic book store revealed a surprising array of kid- and teen-friendly comics available in pamphlet form. While I’m a big fan of the Toon Book approach – that is, packaging comics in a more durable, picture-book format – it’s hard to deny the appeal of the floppy with its [...]

Review: Yu Gi Oh! R Volume 1

Lori Henderson

Yugi Mutou was just an average kid who liked to play games until one day, he solves the Millennium Puzzle and his life is changed forever.  Sharing his body with the soul of an Egyptian pharaoh, Yugi has defeated Maximillion Pegasus at his own creation, the card game Duel Monsters in the Duelist Kingdom tournament, [...]

Links: Sugar and Spike and everything nice

Brigid Alverson

Abby the Librarian interviews Aaron Reynolds, the writer of Joey Fly, Private Eye. Out from the Comic Shop lists this week’s new kid-friendly comics. Ng Suat Tong critiques American Born Chinese at The Hooded Utilitarian. The Disney Comics Worldwide Blog has news of some new Disney comics from Boom! Studios. And there are previews of [...]

All ages comics and manga for 11/4/09

Lori Henderson

It’s another week filled with a good variety of books.  Boom! Studios has another new Disney title, this time from Donald Duck.  Del Rey continues its Cartoon Network collaboration with a new Bakugan Battle Brawlers, and Seven Seas releases the second volume in their Avalon adaptation.  Viz returns to the list with some all ages [...]

Review: Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels #1-2

Snow Wildsmith

Geronimo Stilton, editor of the Rodent Gazette and writer of adventure stories, is now a comic book creator as well. In his first two graphic novel adventures, he is sent back to the past by his good friend Professor Volt. Geronimo’s job is to stop the evil Pirate Cats from changing history. First they try [...]

Links: Great GNs for teens, classic comics for children

Brigid Alverson

YALSA has posted the nominations for its Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. The final selections will be announced at the ALA midwinter meeting in Boston. At Comic Book Resources, Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly talk to Chris Mautner about The Toon Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics. Boom! Studios’ childrens comics line is one of [...]