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Hatter M Volume 2: Mad with Wonder

Sabrina Fritz

Royal Bodyguard Hatter Madigan’s mad search to find Alyss continues.  In Volume 2, MAD WITH WONDER, Hatter follows the Glow from London to the battlefields of America’s Civil War in search of the Princess who must some day be Queen.  The America that Hatter encounters is a sprawling, wounded, boiling landscape of innocence and energy [...]

Review: Smile

Snow Wildsmith

In sixth grade, Raina Telgemeier fell while running and severely damaged her two front teeth. Because of that she had to endure four years of braces, headgear, retainers, surgeries, and more in an effort to make her teeth look and work the way they should. On top of all of that, she also had to [...]

Links: Adventures ends, Heropotamus begins

Brigid Alverson

Here’s a great conversation between two cartoonists who both do historical fiction, although of very different types: Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo) and Chris Schweizer (Crogan’s Vengeance), brought together by The Comics Journal. Evelyne Aka talks to Marguerite Abouet about her graphic novels Aya and Aya of Yop City. (Via The Beat.) Geek Dad lists the [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/23/09

Lori Henderson

It’s Christmas!  And with it comes the final All Ages Comics and Manga list of 2009.  With no comics shipping next week, it’ll be a time to relax and enjoy all the books you be getting today (hopefully).  Some titles of note to end the year.  Archie Comics brings you the wedding of Archie and [...]

Review: Missile Mouse: The Star Crusher

Snow Wildsmith

Missile Mouse may be a secret agent for the Galactic Security Agency, but that doesn’t mean that he always follows the rules, which can cause problems. When yet another job goes wrong and he finds himself in trouble with the GSA again, he’s stuck with a new partner and a dangerous mission to save the [...]

Review: The Secret Saturdays Volume 1: The Kur Stone

Lori Henderson

Big Foot, the Loch Ness Monster, Chubacabra, what 11-year-old wouldn’t love to go out searching for these creatures?  Zac Saturday certainly does. The son of Doc and Drew Saturday, well known and respected cryptozoologists, every day is like an adventure for him. But when the evil V. V. Argost tries to take back the Kur [...]

Links: Reviews for a snowy day

Brigid Alverson

Arizona librarian Jordan Boaz writes about graphic novel workshops for teens at Graphic Novel Reporter. iFanboy has a video interview with Jeff Smith, the creator of Bone. Disney has launched digital comics for the Sony PSP. The Archie News blog posts the latest set of previews, plus the news that they are doing a talent [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/16/09

Lori Henderson

Winter break starts this weekend.  Are you ready with titles to keep the kids entertained before Santa comes sliding down the chimney?  This week’s list has most of the usual titles, and not a lot with the Christmas theme, shooting up their re-readability.  Boom! Studios releases the trade of Finding Nemo: Reef Rescue for libraries [...]

Review: Tegami Bachi

Snow Wildsmith

In a land without a sun, people live in one of three cities: the rich Akatsuki, brightly lit by an artificial star; the middle-class Yuusari, in perpetual twilight; and the poor and dark Yodaka. Traveling between those cities are the Letter Bees, adventurers who deliver letters and packages. Letter Bee Gauche Suede is surprised to [...]

Links: Wimpy Kid and Commander X

Brigid Alverson

At The Graphic Classroom, Chris Wilson discusses the latest study to emerge that shows that comics are a legitimate form of literature for the classroom. Just in time for the holidays, Jay Piscopo posts a free Commander X comic online. All the info is here. Amazon and Barnes & Noble present their top graphic novel [...]