Summer vacation is still a ways away, but Matt Loux is getting us into the mood with a new volume of Salt Water Taffy, bringing us Jack and Benny’s latest seaside adventures. This volume is the first in a multi-part series, Caldera’s Revenge, in which the boys climb aboard a ghost whaling ship to go after the fiercest whale in the sea. Due out on April 26, the book is $5.99 for 72 pages (black and white), and is rated for ages 7 and up. Here’s a quick preview to give you a taste of the story.
Preview: Salt Water Taffy: Caldera’s Revenge
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.