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All ages comics and manga for 9/7/11

Lori Henderson
Animal Land 1

Start September off right by catching up on titles that you might have missed over the summer! Archie Comics has collections of both their new Mega Man series and the first Sonic Universe. Boom Studios releases a rare collection of Disney Four Color Adventures, a must for Disney fans. Marvel’s Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes gets [...]

Interview: Chris Schweizer

Eva Volin

On Sunday, June 26th, while attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans, 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, exhibit halls are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of [...]

Graphic Expeditions – Isabel Soto

Lori Henderson
Global Warming

Isabel “Izzy” Soto is a historian and an anthropologist. Through a discovery she made, and with the help of super scientist Max Axiom, she is able to travel through time and space to see historical people and study cultures first hand. She goes on adventures, looking at the history of global warming and the Bermuda [...]

Review: Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace

Snow Wildsmith
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Frankie is in big trouble — he failed his math quiz! But his teacher gives him the whole weekend to study and then he can take a make-up quiz. The only problem is that his family — who promised to help him study — keep interrupting him to ask him to help them cook or [...]

Introducing Question Tuesday!

Robin Brenner
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We at Good Comics for Kids are starting up a new column here built to do one thing: answer your questions! Borrowing the idea from novelist John Green (you can check out his famously entertaining video blog with his brother Hank, vlogbrothers, including his Question Tuesday videos, here), we aim to answer all your burning [...]

Links: 52 pick-up

Katherine Dacey
justice-league-1

NPR blogger Glen Weldon casts a critical eye on DC’s much-hyped Justice League #1. His verdict: not bad, though he’s a little concerned about DC’s pledge to reimagine its iconic superheroes in a “younger, angrier, more brash and more modern” light. The title of this Tumblr blog pretty much sums it all up: Superheroes Are [...]

Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha: Volume 3 Return to the Clans

Lori Henderson
Warriors Tigerstar and Sasha 3

Sasha has returned to the woods to have her kittens, but with the arrival of leaf-bare, food becomes scarce and Sasha begins to wonder what best for her kittens. To return to the Clans could be dangerous for both her and kits, but the protection and training they provide could keep the kits safe. But [...]

Preview: Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken

Brigid Alverson
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Pirate Penguin and Ninja Chicken are the best of friends—and the worst of enemies. They fight a lot, but their fights usually end up with them making up, sharing a smoothie, or sneaking away to avoid getting in trouble. Ray Friesen’s Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken is a colorful, cheerful, goofy book that’s a lot [...]

Preview: Okie Dokie Donuts

Brigid Alverson
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We have something special for you this weekend, thanks to the folks at Top Shelf: Okie Dokie Donuts, by Chris “Elio” Eliopoulos, the first volume of what he plans to be a series of graphic novels set in Big Mama’s Donut Shop. Eliopoulos has a charming, if rather busy, retro style, and his story is [...]

All ages comics and manga for 8/31/11

Lori Henderson
sign of the Black Rock

It’s a bit of a mixed bag this week, with no superheroes but a few properties and plenty of original titles for kids to love. Dark Horse has a new Star Wars Adventures, featuring everybody’s favorite Wookie, Chewbacca. Kids Can Press has a new volume of Binky, while Viper Comics brings back a childhood favorite, [...]