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Links: It’s been a while

Brigid Alverson

Let’s ring out the old year with a roundup of recent links—plenty of good reading for the holiday weekend. Best wishes to all our readers for a safe New Year’s Eve and a Happy New Year. See you in 2011! Garen Ewing answers questions from the world at large about his Tintinesque series The Rainbow [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/29/10

Lori Henderson
Archie and Friends v7

It’s the last list of 2010, and it seems the year will go out with a whisper instead of a bang. It’s a small list, but it’s also the fifth Wednesday in the month, which has traditionally been small. Ape Entertainment continues their licensed titles from Dreamworks, and the little kids have plenty to read [...]

Review: Wild @ Heart

Snow Wildsmith
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Chino wants to fall in love. Of course she’d also like a normal family with a father who wasn’t always running off to explore the wild corners of the world, but she’d be more than happy with a boyfriend. So far, though, she’s had no luck getting one. But when her father returns from his [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/22/10

Lori Henderson
Tower of Treasure

It’s the second to last list of the year, and there’s still plenty of variety. Whether a kid’s interest in is TV, Movies, or Video Games, there a comic to fit almost any taste. Bongo Comics and DC Comics make turning the TV off easier with Simpsons and Cartoon Network based books. Boom! Studios has [...]

Links: Two early holiday gifts

Scott Robins

Whatever holiday you’re celebrating this month, here’s a couple treats from the world of kids comics that will bring you a little bit of joy. Jeff Smith has announced that there will be a full-color one volume of the entire Bone series coming in 2011. If you were at San Diego Comic-Con back when he [...]

Review: Amulet, Vol. 1-3

Snow Wildsmith
AmuletBook1

Emily and her brother Navin have moved into their Great-Grandfather Silas’ house after their father dies. They and their mother are looking for a new start, but they don’t expect it to come in the way that it does. Their mother is kidnapped by a tentacled beast and dragged into another world. When Emily and [...]

Review: Adventures in Cartooning Activity Book

Esther Keller
adventures in cartooning activity

Need a last minute stocking stuffer or a (very) belated Chanukkah gift? Then this is the perfect gift for the kid who wants to draw their own comic books. Sturm and his crew expand on their very successful Adventures in Cartooning, by offering an activity book.

The Reading Pile – December 20

Brigid Alverson
CastleWaiting

‘Tis the season to … relax and read a graphic novel? We all need a bit of time off from the holiday hustle, so here’s what we are reading in our spare time. Grab a glass of eggnog and read along—and tell us what you have been reading lately in the comments section. Robin Brenner: [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/15/10

Lori Henderson
mouse guard black axe 1

The list is whittling down along with the days left in the year. Udon completes another of the Manga for Kids titles, as the final volume of Swans In Spaces comes out. Seven Seas releases the omnibus of the original manga series Avalon: Warlock Diaries, and there’s a new trade of Boom! Studios’ Disney’s Hero [...]

Review: The Unsinkable Walker Bean

Scott Robins
The Unsinkable Walker Bean cover

Pirates may be out this year but that hasn’t stopped The Unsinkable Walker Bean from being a successful high adventure story for young readers in the tradition of series like Tintin. Walker Bean has been given a serious task from his dying grandfather: return a cursed skull that caused his illness to its rightful owners—a [...]