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Rascals and tricksters

Brigid Alverson

Mark Williams interviews Trickster editor Matt Dembicki at Guys Lit Wire.

LunchLady 235x300 Rascals and trickstersBooking Mama reviews Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown and author Jarrett J. Krosoczka pens a guest post as well.

Darkwing Duck writer Ian Brill sits down for an interview at 4thletter!

Karen Green reproduces her ALA onstage interview with Tracy White, the author of How I Made It To Eighteen, at comiXology.

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George O'Connor's Demeter

George O’Connor shows off some character sketches for the fourth book in his Olympians series, Hades (post 1, post 2).

Remember when you bought comics on the newsstand? (No? Young whippersnappers!) Anyway, the Archie folks are bringing the comics to the kids again—and the grownups, too—by placing some of their comics in Toys R Us stores.

Previews

Archie’s Double Digest #210
Flight 7
Tower of Treasure

Reviews: The Unshelved guys close out the week with a cartoon review of Babymouse: Queen of the World.

Shelf Elf on Alison Dare (Shelf Elf)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Archie Americana: Best of the Seventies (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Archie: The Best of Dan DeCarlo, vol. 1 (Comics Worth Reading)
Sean Kleefeld on Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess (Kleefeld on Comics)
Greg McElhatton on Benny and Penny: The Toy Breaker (Read About Comics)
Kate Dacey on vol. 1 of Chi’s Sweet Home (The Manga Critic)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 1 of Chi’s Sweet Home (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Michelle Smith on vol. 1 of Chi’s Sweet Home (Soliloquy in Blue)
Kevin Hodgson on Escape from Pyramid X (The Graphic Classroom)
Christopher Irving on Foiled (Graphic NYC)
Michelle Smith on Foiled (Soliloquy in Blue)
Sterg Botzakis on Houdini: The Handcuff King (Graphic Novel Resources)
Elizabeth Bird on Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze (A Fuse #8 Production)
Steven Surman on Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard #2 (Broken Frontier)
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Muppet Show Comic Book #6 and 7 (Comics Worth Reading)
Joe Hennes on The Muppet Show Comic Book #7 (Tough Pigs)
Rob McMonigal on vol. 2 of Nightschool (Panel Patter)
Melinda Beasi on vols. 1-3 of One Piece (Manga Bookshelf)
Sterg Botzakis on The Plain Janes (Graphic Novel Resources)
Julie P. on The Popularity Papers, Sons of Liberty, and Bogus (Booking Mama)
Sean Kleefeld on Smile (Kleefeld on Comics)
Nate Stearns on Sons of Liberty (The Graphic Classroom)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Toy Story #4 (Comics Worth Reading)
Sterg Botzakis on Zeus: King of the Gods (Graphic Novel Resources)

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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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