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Richie Rich, the Walrus and the Carpenter, and classic Fraggle Rock

Brigid Alverson

Tim O’Shea talks to Roger Langridge (The Muppet Show comics, Thor: Mighty Avenger) about his newest project, Snarked, which picks up where Lewis Carroll’s “The Walrus and the Carpenter” left off. The interview winds up with a preview of the comic, which will be released in August. At Comics Alliance, Caleb Goellner also has a chat with Langridge, about his inspiration for the story and why he feels Lewis Carroll’s work is timeless.

Archaia is following up its Fraggle Rock anthologies with some digitally remastered reprints of Marvel’s Fraggle Rock comics from the 1980s.

Sean Kleefeld gets his hands on a list of the top ten comics checked out of a school library and finds a lot to like there.

“Comics for Kids” is the theme of the latest Deconstructing Comics podcast, which features a conversation with Buddy Scalera, who is writing the new Richie Rich comics for Ape Entertainment, Ape co-publisher Brent Erwin, and Rashad Doucet, creator of My Dog is a Superhero.

More Richie Rich podcast goodness: Rich Duenas discusses the process of creating five Richie Rich covers in his Sketchcraft podcast. (Note: May contain profanity.)

Disney Comics has launched its own app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

Reviews: Paste magazine posts some brief reviews of upcoming graphic novels, including Anya’s Ghost and Hera: The Goddess and Her Glory.

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Eric Federspiel on Anya’s Ghost (Out From the Comic Shop)
Sterg Botzakis on Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity (Graphic Novel Resources)
Sarah Sammis on Babymouse: Cupcake Tycoon (Puss Reboots)
Snow Wildsmith on Babymouse #14: Mad Scientist and Squish #1: Super Amoeba (ICv2)
Sarah Sammis on vol. 4 of Fullmetal Alchemist (Puss Reboots)
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Johanna Draper Carlson on Snarked #0 (Comics Worth Reading)
Sarah Sammis on vol. 2 of Twin Spica (Puss Reboots)

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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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