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Review: Baggage

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s another review by our newest writer, Michael May—that’s him over on the right! Baggage by the Etherington Brothers David Fickling Books The Etherington Brothers, Robin and Lorenzo, aren’t household names in the U.S., but they do very well for themselves in their native U.K. I first became aware of them through their black-and-white, self-published [...]

Holiday Special: A Comic from James Sturm

Brigid Alverson
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Adventures in Cartooning, Christmas Special, by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost, is the third in a series of sprightly books that encourage kids to go out and make cartoons of their own. It’s out just in time for the holidays, and here’s a delightful extra: An original comic by Sturm, Frederick-Frost, and Arnold [...]

Review: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1

Lori Henderson

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic was an overnight sensation, attracting not just the target demographic of girls, but also older female fans, and surprisingly, men too, from teenagers to adults. With such a wide and varied audience, it should come as no surprise that it would get its own comic series. My Little Pony: [...]

Links: Could a graphic novel win the Newbery Award?

Brigid Alverson
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Jonathan Hunt considers whether Hades and Little White Duck would be eligible for a Newbery Award. Writer Katie Cook discusses her work on the new My Little Pony comics. Crogan’s Loyalty author Chris Schweizer answers five more-or-less random questions from JK Parkin; click to see him dressed as J. Jonah Jameson! Viz will be launching [...]

Preview: Ernest & Rebecca, vol. 3

Brigid Alverson
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Ernest & Rebecca is an intriguing little series about a girl and her friend, a germ. Rebecca’s going through some stuff—she’s sickly, which makes having a germ buddy rather problematic, and her parents are fighting in the first book and separated by the third. In this volume she is living with her grandparents out in [...]