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Preview: Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens #2

Brigid Alverson

BOOM! Studios has done something interesting with their Adventure Time comics, which are based on the Cartoon Network series created by Pendleton Ward: The comics are kid-friendly in their own right, but BOOM! has tapped a number of indy comics creators with adult followings to work on the series. The result is something that’s fun for kids but a smart buy for adults as well.

Here’s a preview of the second issue of Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens; this story arc will cover six issues and is written by Meredith Gran (creator of Octopus Pie, which is not a kids’ comic), with a backup story by Faith Erin Hicks, creator of Friends With Boys. Issue #1 is on stands now, and this issue will debut on Wednesday, so this is a good time to check it out.

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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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