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Links: Mirka Meets a Meteorite—and more!

Brigid Alverson

This won’t be out until next May, but it sounds intriguing: Writer Chris Northrop and artist Jeff Stokeley are working on The Reason for Dragons, a coming-of-age story about a teenager who has an encounter with a knight—who lives in his garage.

Barry Deutsch talks about Hereville: How Mirka Met A Meteorite, and how it differs from the first volume of the series—more cars, fewer footnotes, and some extra help from a new artist.

 Links: Mirka Meets a Meteorite—and more!

I interviewed two creators who have kid-friendly projects in my recent Kickstarter columns, which cover Kickstarter and IndieGoGo campaigns: Josh Elder, who has successfully funded a new edition of Mail Order Ninja, and Alexis Fajardo, who is looking to finance the third volume of his Kid Beowulf series.

CBR has an exclusive preview of the latest Adventure Time comic, Marceline and the Scream Queens #5.

Reviews

Nicola Mansfield on August Moon (Back to Books)
Johanna Draper Carlson on the DC Super-Pets chapter books (Comics Worth Reading)
Nicola Mansfield on Hereville 2: How Mirka Met a Meteorite (Back to Books)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 5 of Pokemon: Black and White (Blogcritics)
Sean Kleefeld on four Recon Academy books (Kleefeld on Comics)
Jennifer Lavoier on Robot Dreams (Turtle and Robot)
Sean Kleefeld on The Secret of the Stone Frog (Kleefeld on Comics)
Anonymous on The Stereotypical Freaks (Stumptown Trade Review)
Drew McCabe on Street Fighter x Sanrio, Superman Family Adventures #6, and vol. 1 of Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew (Comic Attack)
Noah Berlatsky on Twilight: The Graphic Novel (The Hooded Utilitarian)

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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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