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As he brings the eight-volume Amelia Rules series to a close, Jimmy Gownley reflects on how both he and his creation have grown, and on what makes a good ending—it might not be what you think.

Jamal Igle is best known for his adult superhero comics, but he just finished a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund his kid-friendly superhero story Molly Danger, and he tells Gail Simone all about it at CBR.

Here’s a tip if you’re looking for something new: Image Comics has made the first issue 20 newer series free on comiXology. None of them are children’s comics, but imaginative series like The Manhattan Projects and Thief of Thieves are good teen selections. Most of these will be released as graphic novels in the near future, so those free first issues are a handy way to preview them.

What’s Labor Day all about, anyway? Nathan Hale explains.

Toon Books has a cool new Tumblr featuring art from their books, historical comics art, and little-known pieces by famous artist. Check it out!


Nicola on vol. 4 of Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll (Back to Books)
Nicola on Graphic Classics: Robert Louis Stevenson (Back to Books)
Elizabeth Bird on Little White Duck (A Fuse #8 Production)
Drew McCabe on vol. 5 of Prince Valiant and the digital editions of Classics Illustrated (Comic Attack)
Nicola on Resistance, Book 3: Victory (Back to Books)

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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