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Links: Words are more powerful than big brothers

Brigid Alverson

MK Reed interviews Hope Larson and Raina Telgemeier, both of whom have recent YA graphic novels out (Mercury and Smile, respectively) at The Beat.

The Great Graphic Novels for Teens nominations have just been updated. Take a look or nominate one yourself! (Via Joy Kim.)

Shaenon Garrity’s biggest complaint about The Toon Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics: Not enough Intellectual Amos!

NPR’s Glen Weldon remembers how reading comics helped him develop the vocabulary he needed to fight back against his big brother.

Kazu Kibuishi shows off the cover to vol. 3 of Amulet and updates us on his travel plans.

Eric Federspiel lists this week’s new kid-friendly comics at Out from the Comic Shop.

Toon Books has its own iPod app.

Previews: Check out the upcoming Archie comics at the Archie News blog. Broken Frontier has a look at Bluewater’s Female Force: Anne Rice comic.

Reviews

Stacey Dillon on Amelia Rules! The Tweenage Guide to Not Being Unpopular (Welcome to my Tweendom)
Sarah Sammis on Bone: Out from Boneville (Puss Reboots)
Todd Douglas on vol. 5 of Cirque du Freak (Anime Maki)
Michael May on City of Spies (Robot 6)
Sarah Sammis on Coraline (Puss Reboots)
Rob McMonigal on vol. 2 of Dungeon Zenith (Panel Patter)
Nicola on Frankie Pickle and the Pine Run 3000 (Back to Books)
Greg McElhatton on Missile Mouse vol. 1: The Star Crusher (Read About Comics)
Jesse on Rabbi Harvey vs. the Wisdom Kid and The Collected Essex County (Guys Lit Wire)
Rob McMonigal on Smile (Panel Patter)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Spell Checkers (Comics Worth Reading)
Jenny Henderson on Twilight: The Graphic Novel (Manga Xanadu)
A. Fortis on Zeus: King of the Gods (Finding Wonderland)
Nate Stearns on Zeus: King of the Gods (The Graphic Classroom)
Chris Wilson on Zeus: King of the Gods (The Graphic Classroom)

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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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