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Zack Giallongo talks about his first graphic novel, Broxo, a fantasy tale with zombies, which came out last month from First Second.

Chris Schweizer talks about his series The Crogan Adventures, which follows different ancestors of the same family during different periods in history. His latest, Crogan’s Loyalty, features two brothers on opposite sides of the American Revolution.

J. Torres discusses his collaboration with Faith Erin Hicks on his latest graphic novel, Bigfoot Boy.

Disney has been releasing its movie tie-in comics as digital apps rather than in print; Todd Allen takes a look at that trend at Publishers Weekly.

The city of Dundee, Scotland, is planning on naming a street Bash Street, after the Bash Street Kids, popular characters in the long-running UK comic The Beano (which is published by Dundee-based DC Thompson).


Julianne Moore on Cardboard (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Brigid Alverson on Polterguys (MTV Geek)
Molly Bruton on Sidekicks (Forbidden Planet)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Twilight: The Graphic Novel – Collectors Edition (Comics Worth Reading)
Conor Carton on Upside Down (Dancing With Skeletons)
Julie P. on A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel (Booking Mama)

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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