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Links: Pureheart flies again!

Steve Morris says goodbye to The Dandy, the venerable British kids’ comic that will cease print publication later this year.

Marvel will package an Avengers: Season One graphic novel with the Blu-Ray version of the Avengers movie for Wal-Mart; this appears to be the only way the book will be available, at least for now.

Jamal Igle, who once drew Supergirl, has done a variant cover for Life With Archie #26 that features the Riverdale gang as Pureheart the Powerful and his posse. Igle is also trying to fund his creator-owned comic, Molly Danger, via a Kickstarter campaign; the comic will be the story of a ten-year-old girl with super powers.

The Guardian’s Teacher Network blog rounds up some resources for bringing comics into the classroom.

Reviews: Raina Telegemeier’s new book, Drama, gets a glowing review from Ada Calhoun in the New York Times. Sarah Boslaugh reviews Christopher Hart’s latest how-to-draw book, Manga for the Beginner: Kawaii, at PLAYBACK:stl. Drew McCabe looks at Peanuts #1, Godzilla vs. Megalon, and an ancient Sad Sack comic at Comic Attack. Other reviews of note:

Joseph Lambert on Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller (The Comics Journal)
Michael May on Courtney Crumrin (Robot 6)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Guinea Pig: Pet Shop Private Eye, Books 4 and 5 (Comics Worth Reading)
Matt Wilkie on The Muppets: The Four Seasons: Summer (ToughPigs)

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.

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