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Links: Tiny Titans are back!

Great news for fans of DC’s Tiny Titans: Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani are back at work on the series, which features cute, big-headed versions of the classic DC superheroes. This time, as before, the stories will be one-shots, but there will also be an overarching story arc, the pair told CBR.

Disney’s upcoming Space Mountain graphic novel, their first graphic novel under the Disney Comics imprint, is aimed at middle school boys, who apparently are “underserved” in the graphic novel market. And Disney has some big plans for the future; Heidi MacDonald gets the details at Publishers Weekly.

Gene Luen Yang talks at length to interviewer Tom Spurgeon about Boxers & Saints at The Comics Reporter.

Legendary Little Archie artist Bob Bolling talks about his long career as a cartoonist and what it was like working for Archie Comics back in the day.

Dogs of War (from Scholastic) is one of the most interesting books of the fall season; it’s an anthology of three stories about dogs bravely aiding their human companions in three different wars. At Newsarama, writer Sheila Keenan and artist Nathan Fox talk about the book and how it came together.

Paul Pope talks about his young adult comic, Battling Boy.

Mike Kunkel‘s Halloween issue of Herobear and the Kid was delayed until November, so it’s a bit out of season; he talks to TJ Dietsch about what happened and what’s new with the series.

I rounded up some of the best teen graphic novels of the fall season at SLJTeen.

UK artist Neill Cameron has a nice list of comics for a six year old boy, gleaned from direct observation of one particular six-year-old boy.


Richard Bruton on Astrodog (Forbidden Planet)
Jennifer Hubert on Bad Houses (Reading Rants)
Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan on Battling Boy (Bookends)
David Elzey on Battling Boy (Guys Lit Wire)
Greg Burgas on Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant (Comics Should Be Good)
Steven Thompson on The Fifth Beatle (Super I.T.C.H.)
Michael Buntag on Book One of March (NonSensical Words)
A Library Girl on vol. 4 of Nightschool (A Library Girl’s Familiar Diversions)
Richard Bruton on Science: A Discovery in Comics (Forbidden Planet)
Sterg Botzakis on Yeah! (Graphic Novel Resources)

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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