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Preview: Winx

Here’s a look at one of Viz’s licensed books, due out later this year, that will be a nostalgia trip for some folks: Winx, the story of five fairies who do magic and have girly fun, was introduced to American audiences six or seven years ago via an animated cartoon. (It was confusingly similar to W.I.T.C.H., which was another cartoon that became graphic novels.) The cartoon was quite popular among the tween set, and it’s likely these graphic novels will have a lot of girl-appeal as well. The first one is due out later this year; watch this space for more, and in the meantime, enjoy today’s preview!

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.


  1. W.I.T.C.H. didn’t become a graphic novel. It was a graphic novel three years before the TV series aired.

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