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Review: The Wizard’s Tale

Snow Wildsmith

Bafflerog Rumplewhisker is an evil wizard, or rather he’s supposed to be one. The problem is that his spells don’t quite cause evil and he doesn’t really have the heart to fix them. But still, it’s in his blood to be evil, so when he finds out the hidden location of The Book of Worse-a [...]

Links: A is for Archie, Aya, and Alison Dare

Brigid Alverson

I talked to J. Torres about the return of his classic kids’ comic Alison Dare for this week’s edition of Publishers Weekly Comics Week. Aya of Yop City and Smile are among the featured titles in the latest Fourcast podcast from 4thletter! Archie Comics has announced its first new series in over a decade, and [...]

Review: Twilight: The Graphic Novel V. 1

Esther Keller

Twilight – the story of 17-year-old Bella Swan who falls in love with a vampire-  has taken the country by storm. Love it or hate it, the books and movie have captured the hearts and minds of women of all ages. Now… it’s a comic. Twilight: The Graphic Novel V. 1 By Stephenie Meyer adapted [...]

All ages comics and manga for 3/24/10

Lori Henderson

 The end of the month is usually sparse, and this week is no different.  Marvel ends the last of their Marvel Adventures branded comics.  Papercutz continues their Hardy Boys series as well as the next Geronimo Stilton.  Udon also continues their manga for kids line with the next volume of Fairy Idol Kanon, which my 11-year-old daughter endorses wholeheartedly. [...]

Review: Tough Guys in Love

Snow Wildsmith

Every high school has them, the tough guys whose fearsome looks and mad fighting skills make them the objects of trembling respect. But are they really as tough as they look? What if a romantic heart is beating beneath that muscled chest? CMX offers up two fun new manga series that look at just what [...]

Review: Girl Comics #1

Robin Brenner

When I first heard about Marvel’s Girl Comics, I freely admit from the title alone I rolled my eyes.  A few times.  However, in investigating a little further, I was excited by the idea of seeing comics created entirely by women hit the comics stores.  Is it a media ploy?  Yes, likely.  Does that mean [...]

Links: First taste is free, kids!

Brigid Alverson

John Hogan interviews Jane Yolen, the writer of many YA books as well as the new graphic novel Foiled, at Graphic Novel Reporter, and Danica Davidson talks to Christopher Hart about his new art instruction book, Manga for the Beginner: Chibis. (Fun fact: I edited one of Chris’s first cartoon books back in the 1980s, [...]

Manga Moveable Feast: Emma

Eva Volin

The Manga Moveable Feast started a month ago, when a bunch of manga bloggers who Twitter back and forth to each other all agreed to read and review the same book.  This month the book on the examination table is Kaoru Mori’s series Emma.   At the time Emma was named as one of 2008’s [...]

All ages comics and manga for 3/17/10

Lori Henderson

 It’s a short list this week but with some really interesting entries.  Antarctic Press, a company that has the occasional all ages titles has another one this week, Chip, which is about a little gargoyle statue taking on a big job: fighting crime!  The Simpsons take on some of the classics in literature with their [...]

GC4K Book Club: Smile

Eva Volin

I have literally just returned from the dentist where she installed a temporary crown over what used to be my tooth.  With half of my face still numb from the Novocain, could there be a better time to discuss Raina Telgemeier’s new book, Smile? Joining me for this month’s Good Comics for Kids Book Club [...]