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Boom! Studios continues its rollout of teasers for its new Kaboom! line, which is the successor to Boom! Kids, with news of Snarked, a new comic by Roger Langridge (the writer and artist of the Muppet Show comics) and Space Warped, a Star Wars parody.

Dan Parent, the Archie Comics writer and artist who created Kevin Keller, talks to Comic Book Resources about his plans for a Kevin Keller miniseries later this spring.

Gina Gagliano of First Second responds to Martin Amis’s recent comment belittling children’s books.

One of our favorite books, Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, has been nominated for a Nebula award, the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy category. This seems to be the first time a graphic novel has been nominated for this particular award, although graphic novels have been nominated for other Nebulas.

Here’s a preview of Jughead Double Digest #168

Johanna Draper Carlson posts her latest Great Graphic Novels for Kids column at Comics Worth Reading.

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 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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