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Links: Smile, Sisters!

Raina Telgemeier talks about her upcoming graphic novel Sisters, which is a sequel to her best-selling memoir Smile.

Veteran comics writer Barbara Slate makes the case for making comics for girls.

Albert Ching covers IDW’s WonderCon panel, which focused on the company’s all-ages comics such as Powerpuff Girls and Dexter’s Laboratory as well as their crossover title Super Secret Crisis War.

Here’s a short video of Jimmy Gownley visiting an elementary school to talk to the kids about comics (he’s sketching onstage) and his new book, The Dumbest Idea Ever.

Royden Lepp talks about the third volume of Rust.

Chris Arrant interviews Tom Pinchuk, writer of Max Steel: Haywire.

Lana Jaeger counts down her top ten all-ages webcomics.


Archie 1000 Page Comics Bonanza (Comicosity)
Littlest Pet Shop #1 (Comic Book Resources)
Scribblenauts Unmasked #5 (Comicosity)
Disney’s new Space Mountain graphic novel (Newsarama)


Sterg Botzakis on The Adventures of Superhero Girl (Graphic Novel Resources)
Jamie Greene on The Big Wet Balloon (The Roarbots)
Máiréad Casey on Blood Upon the Rose: Easter 1916, the Rebellion that Set Ireland Free (Girls Like Comics)
Jamie Greene on Captain Action Cat (The Roarbots)
Jamie Greene on Cleopatra in Space (The Roarbots)
Elizabeth Bird on The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza (A Fuse #8 Production)
Rob McMonigal on The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza (Panel Patter)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Lumberjanes #1 (Comics Worth Reading)
Jamie Greene on The Misadventures of Salem Hyde, Book Two (The Roarbots)
Nick Couture on Regular Show: Skips #6 (Comicosity)
Nick Smith on Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot (ICv2)
Aaron Long on vol. 3 of Rust (Comicosity)
Lori Henderson on vol. 2 of Sailor Moon Short Stories (Manga Xanadu)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Sleep Tight, Anna Banana! (Comics Worth Reading)
Jamie Greene on Star Wars #5 (Marvel comic) (The Roarbots)
Sterg Botzakis on The Superior Foes of Spider-Man (Graphic Novel Resources)
Jen Hubert on This One Summer (Reading Rants!)
Kelly Thompson on This One Summer (Comic Book Resources)
L. Maxwell on War Brothers (Guys Lit Wire)
Henry Chamberlain on Will and Whit (Comics Grinder)

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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