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Press Release: Benny and Penny Blog for Early Readers

Snow Wildsmith

A press release from the good folks at TOON Books: TOON Books launches blog for emerging readers! NEW YORK, May 13, 2010 – TOON Books has created a Benny and Penny blog for emerging readers on its website. The interactive blog features the mice characters from creator Geoffrey Hayes. Hayes, author and illustrator, is the [...]

Links: Mostly reviews today

Brigid Alverson

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival was this past weekend, and the National Post took the opportunity to interview a number of the creators in attendance, including Frank Cammuso, Willow Dawson, Audra Furuichi, Faith Erin Hicks, Matthew Loux, Jim Ottaviani, and Joey Weiser, Kurt Sasso has a video interview with Sean Archer, the creator of the [...]

All ages comics and manga list for 5/5/10

Lori Henderson

 First week of the month means lots of new titles to check out. Boom! Studios continues its Disney-license-palooza with new Muppets, Walt Disney Comics, and a Toy Story trade. Archie Comic’s Veronica hits the big 200 and takes a trip back in time to celebrate. Dynamite Entertainment completes their Complete Alice in Wonderland, while Viz [...]

Good manga for kids, May 2010

Katherine Dacey

The latest installment of Good Manga for Kids focuses on two titles for the under-twelve crowd: Dinosaur King (VIZ) and The Lizard Prince (CMX). Despite their similar titles, Dinosaur King and The Lizard Prince couldn’t be more different. The first is a shonen (boys’) manga featuring time travel, talking dinosaurs, and evil scientists intent on [...]

Review: The New Brighton Archeological Society, Book One

Snow Wildsmith

After their adventurer parents are killed on an expedition, four children–brother and sister pairs Conner and Joss and Mitch and Becca–are sent to live in a mysterious old house with their godparents, the Macombers. In the New Brighton Woods surrounding the house, they discover a magical world of beings they had only heard of in [...]

Links: Mad, math, and Muppets

Brigid Alverson

Gene Yuen Lang, the author of American Born Chinese and Prime Baby, talks about teaching math and being a dad, and how both affect his work, with the San Francisco Chronicle. Dan Parent talks about the creation of Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in Archie comics, in this interview with MSNBC. This article [...]