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 lists for 2009, and it’s notable that the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books were the top sellers for Amazon this year. Whitney Matheson has a more eclectic top ten at Pop Candy. (Via Graphic Novel Reporter.)
The Archie Comics folks have posted the solicitations for their Free Comic Book Day selections.
Lori Henderson on vol. 3 of Bakegyamon (Manga Xanadu)
Billy Aguiar on vol. 1 of Choco Mimi (Prospero’s Manga)
Nick Smith on Copper (ICv2)
Joy Kim on vols. 20 and 21 of Fullmetal Alchemist (Joy Kim)
Rob on vol. 1 of Yotsuba&! (Panel Patter)