Artist and co-writer Vicki Scott talks about working on the latest Peanuts original graphic novel, The Beagle Has Landed, in which Snoopy takes a trip to the moon. There’s a preview at the link as well.
Right here at SLJ, Marvel Comics editor Sana Amanat talks about why she created Kamala Khan, the Muslim teenager who has taken on the role of Ms. Marvel.
More SLJ news: For what I’m pretty sure is the first time ever, a graphic novel has won SLJ’s Battle of the Books. Spoiler: It’s Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers and Saints.
IDW Publishing editor Sarah Gaydos explains the company’s plans for Super Secret Crisis War, a crossover comic featuring a number of its Cartoon Network characters.
Jim Zubkavich is going to be writing Figment, a comic based on the purple dragon who was an Epcot mascot back in the day. Here’s how he sells it:
This is a roaring adventure story giving readers the origin of the man who will be known as Dreamfinder and the creation of his closest ally, the curious and courageous dragon called Figment. Like the name of the ride this story is built from, it really will be a “Journey Into Imagination” through and through; fantastic locations, strange denizens, unexpected challenges, and big dreams.
Johanna Draper Carlson on All Star (Comics Worth Reading)
L.B. Bryant on Charlie Brown and Friends: A Peanuts Collection (ICv2)
Lori Henderson on vols. 1-4 of The Earl and the Fairy (Manga Xanadu)
Sterg Botzakis on The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza (Graphic Novel Resources)
Stacy Dillon on Jane, the fox & me (Welcome to My Tweendom)
Richard Bruton on The Phoenix #117 (Forbidden Planet)