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All ages comics and manga for 6/15/11

Lori Henderson
Dusk Society

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so what better way for kids to spend it with Dad than to share some comics with him! Dad can enjoy the antics of fellow Donut-loving Dad Homer in the latest issue of Simpson Comics from Bongo Comics. Or he can relive some childhood memories with Mickey Mouse [...]

Review: Ivy

Snow Wildsmith
ivy

Ivy wants more. She hates her high school, her mother, her stupid friends. She wants more than her boring, annoying life. When she and her mother finally come to a breaking point over Ivy’s determination to go to art college rather than business school, she runs away with Josh, another artist who is the only [...]

Interview: Svetlana Chmakova and Dennis Lo

Eva Volin

On Sunday, May 8th, while attending the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions.  Keep in mind, conventions are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of background noise.  Let me know [...]

Interview: Jackie Lewis

Snow Wildsmith
Jackie Lewis pic

One of the great things about living near Charlotte, NC is Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find. It’s a terrific comic book shop—great selection, helpful staff, girl-friendly. Though I live too far from Heroes to go there on a regular basis, I do get to enjoy their work at least twice a year. Once is during [...]

Article: Taking Kids to a Comic Con

Snow Wildsmith
Ryan and Emily at Convention Center

My best friend and I are both comic book fans and for the past few years we’ve gone together to Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC—buying too many books, reminiscing over action figures, admiring the artwork, and just having a terrific time. This year we decided that his daughter Emily, who is just finishing up first [...]

Preview: Archie Babies

Brigid Alverson
abgn650

Archie Babies are coming to town—and we have an exclusive first look here at Good Comics for Kids! Archie Babies is notable because it is the first-ever original graphic novel from Archie Comics —they publish a lot of trade paperbacks these days, but up till now they were all published in comic-book form first. It’s [...]

All ages comics and manga for 6/8/11

Lori Henderson
space_warped_01_cvr

Ready to gobble up some good comics and manga for kids? There’s plenty this week! Viz continues their releases from the Pokemon franchise including the new Platinum series. Zenescope, a publisher very new to the all ages section has a book about one of kids’ favorite topic, Dinosaurs! If you prefer your adventures under the [...]

Review: Two Biography Titles from Campfire

Snow Wildsmith
The Wright Brothers

Campfire is a relatively new graphic novel publisher based in India. The folks there started out focusing on retellings of classic works of literature, but in the last year they’ve begun broadening their horizons, expanding into original works, retellings of mythological tales, and biographies of famous people from around the world. Two of the biographies [...]

Interview: Ben Towle

Eva Volin

On Sunday, May 8th, while attending the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions.  Keep in mind, conventions are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of background noise.  Let me know [...]

The Reading Pile – June 6

Brigid Alverson
GoodbyeChunkyRice

Welcome once again to another edition of The Reading Pile, in which we share our first impressions of the comics we are reading this week. Take it away, bloggers! Kate Dacey: I’m a big fan of Chris Mautner, so when he recommends a book, I go out of my way to track down a copy. [...]