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Links: Muppets and madness

Brigid Alverson

Roger Langridge talks about his work on the Muppet Show comics at Comic Book Resources.

Good news for those who are mourning the loss of the much-loved but short-lived UK kids’ comic The DFC: There’s a whole wave of graphic novels coming out collecting material by the different creators.

Reading With Pictures, the nonprofit that’s working to get comics into classrooms, is turning to Kickstarter to get startup funds for its anthology. Go check it out, and get in on the ground floor!

Kate Culkin talks to the historian behind Booth, First Second’s graphic novel about Lincoln’s assassin.

Previews: Graphic Novel Reporter has a preview of Gene Luen Yang’s Prime Baby. And from Boom! Studios, we have previews of Disney Hero Squad: Ultraheroes #2, The Incredibles #6, and Wizards of Mickey #2.

Reviews: School librarians from around the country post short reviews of new graphic novels for SLJ, and Johanna Draper Carlson reviews a whole heap of kids’ graphic novels at Comics Worth Reading.

Brigid Alverson on Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Sarah Sammis on American Born Chinese (Puss Reboots)
Julie on vol. 2 of The Big Adventures of Majoko (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Nicola on Copper (Back to Books)
Sarah Sammis on Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom (Puss Reboots)
Melissa on Frankie Pickle and the Pine Run 3000 (Book Nut)
Snow Wildsmith on vol. 1 of Itazura Na Kiss (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Richard Bruton on Meanwhile (Forbidden Planet)
Lori Henderson on vol. 1 of Nightschool (Manga Xanadu)
Danica Davidson on vol. 1 of One Fine Day (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Melissa on The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (Book Nut)
Lizzie Millar on Smile (Shelf Elf)
Brigid Alverson on Swallow Me Whole (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Danica Davidson on vol. 1 of Ultimo (Graphic Nove Reporter)
Michael C. Lorah on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Blog@Newsarama)

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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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