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Holiday hiatus

Brigid Alverson

As the end of the year approaches, we have good news and bad news for you. The good news is that SLJ will be moving Good Comics for Kids will be moving over to their new site soon. That means the blog will load faster and we’ll have a sleek new look as well. (And [...]

Preview: Betty and Veronica #263 and Betty and Veronica Double Digest #208

Brigid Alverson
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It’s double the fun this week with previews of two Betty and Veronica comics, both on sale in comics shops this week. In Betty and Veronica #263, the characters don’t behave in entirely predictable ways. Veronica is a cheerleader, but she is a rookie, not one of the stars of the team; Archie is on [...]

Review: Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking

Brigid Alverson
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Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking By Charles M. Schulz Fantagraphics Review by J. Caleb Mozzocco Form coincides with content in Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking, a new collection of two 1960s picture-book style comics efforts from Charles Schulz. The title story concerns the Peanuts gang’s musings on the stocking tradition (and good old Charlie Brown’s dilemma of [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/12/12

Lori Henderson
AT Marceline and the Scream Queens 6

Celebrate the end of the triple digit dates this century with some comics from this week’s list! Archaia Entertainment releases the second volume of Rust. Archie Comics collects the next story arc in Mega Man with its fourth trade volume, and Boom! Studios celebrates its Adventure Time series with a special issue that showcases the [...]

Interview: Jerzy Drozd

Eva Volin

On Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, while attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions. Keep in mind, exhibit halls are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there [...]

Review: Donald Duck: A Christmas for Shacktown

Brigid Alverson
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Please welcome our newest blogger here at Good Comics for Kids, J. Caleb Mozzocco. Caleb is so new that he doesn’t even have his avatar yet, but he couldn’t wait to get started, so here’s his first review. Donald Duck: A Christmas for Shacktown By Carl Barks Fantagraphics It must be getting close to Christmas. [...]

A Mom’s Journey into Homestuck Part 3a

Lori Henderson
The Felt

Webster’s Dictionary defines an intermission as “an interval between the parts of an entertainment (as the acts of a play).” In Homestuck, an intermission is another act that doesn’t feature the main kids. Even though there have been short animations between Acts 1 & 2, and 2 & 3, this is the first actual intermission. [...]

Roundtable: Our favorite holiday graphic novels

Brigid Alverson
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With the air filled with holiday tunes and the TV schedule filled with holiday specials, we thought it would be an opportune time to recommend some of our favorite holiday-themed graphic novels as well. I’ll start with Craig Yoe’s Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories. I love a big, colorful treasury like this, and [...]

Preview: Annoying Orange

Brigid Alverson
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With a lineup that includes Ninjago, the Three Stooges, and Power Rangers, the Papercutz folks are all about having fun. And what could be more fun than Annoying Orange? Here’s a look at their Annoying Orange graphic novel, due out in stores next week. In case you missed it (easy to do if you’re an [...]

All ages comics and manga for 12/05/12

Lori Henderson
Simpsons Winter 7

With winter break a week away, kids are no doubt looking forward to coming holidays. Keep them entertained with titles from this week’s list! Sonic the Hedgehog from Archie Comics starts a new story arc featuring frenemy Knuckles. Scooby Doo and the gang have a seasonal issue as they help save a Chanukah celebration from [...]