Boom! Studios may have lost the Pixar books to Marvel, but their other Disney lines are still going strong, and in their “standard characters” line (Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge), they are bringing back classic comics from the 1930s on by Carl Barks, Don Rosa, and other well known creators. Their latest comic, in comics shops next week, is Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #716. Here’s a quick look.
Preview: Classic Disney from Boom! Studios
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.