Subscribe to SLJ
Follow This Blog: RSS feed
Good Comics For Kids
Inside Good Comics For Kids

Preview: Jughead & Archie Comics Double Digest #19

JugheadAndArchieComicsDoubleDigest_19-0

Let’s start the week off with some comics! Each of the Archie digests starts out with a new story in the traditional style, and in Jughead & Archie Comics Double Digest #19, it’s a classic Archie setup—Archie tries to help out Mr. Lodge—with a thoroughly modern twist: When Mr. Lodge needs some assistance fixing up […]

This Week’s Comics: Beaks and Tails

Fuku Fuku 1

There’s so much to choose from in this week’s new releases, it’s hard to know where to start! Bongo Comics gives Bart Simpson Comics a fond farewell as the series ends at epic issue #100. Dark Horse wraps up another Itty Bitty Hellboy series with the final issue of The Search for the Were-Jaguar, while Titan […]

Review: ‘Anna & Froga: Fore!’

Anna & Froga: Fore! Writer/artist: Anouk Ricard Drawn & Quarterly; $14.95 Let’s see, if we start with 2012’s Wanna Gumball?, this is the fourth collection of Anouk Ricard’s Anna & Froga comics that Drawn & Quarterly have published on their Enfant imprint, which makes the sub-title–”Fore!”–all the more appropriate. That title, and the cover illustration […]

Links: New ‘Avatar’ Series Announced

Dark Horse has announced a new Avatar: The Last Airbender trilogy, Avatar: The Last Airbender: North and South, by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru—the team that have done the last few Avatar graphic novels. The first volume is due out in September 2016. G. Willow Wilson has won the Second Annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for […]

Interview: Dan Parent on ‘The Many Loves of Archie Andrews’

Sabrina

While Archie Comics has rebooted its familiar characters in the monthly comics, with a somewhat more sophisticated look and slightly more adult stories, the monthly digests continue to run new stories in the traditional style. One of those storylines is “The Many Loves of Archie Andrews, by longtime Archie writer and artist Dan Parent (the […]

Roundtable: Happy 10 Year Anniversary, First Second!

Hera

It’s sort of like watching your friend’s kid growing up: You remember when they were born, but now they’re a big kid. They’ve grown up so much! That’s how I felt when I heard that First Second was celebrating their 10 year anniversary. I clearly remember looking at their first catalogs and being very impressed […]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Friends Easter Annual #247

BAndVFriendsComicsDoubleDigest_247-0

Time for a little Saturday morning comics fun with our exclusive preview of the lead story from Betty and Veronica Friends Easter Annual #247. It’s a new story with a classic setup, scripted by Angelo DeCesare and drawn by Fernando Ruiz: Betty and Veronica just can’t agree who has the more difficult life. Betty says […]

This Week’s Comics: Grumpy Bat-Mite

Grumpy Cat v2 1

Even though the comics wrap up, the stories never end in this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment finishes the mini-series Hero Cats Midnight Over Stellar City at #3 with a showdown between Midnight and Galaxy Man, while Marvel Comics completes Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Season Two at #16 with a climatic battle against Thanos. For […]

DC Comics Re-imagines Hanna-Barbera Properties for 21st Century Readers

ScoobyDoo_LeeCVR

Hanna-Barbara has long been associated with cartoons aimed at young kids and tweens, with stories for all ages. For years they dominated Saturday morning cartoons, so much so that most of their shows are considered classics. DC Comics, which publishes the Scooby Doo: Where Are You? comic book series, is re-imagining it, as well as […]

New from First Second: Bubble Trouble!

bubbletrouble_concept copy

First Second Books is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a flurry of new book announcements, and we’re happy to be able to present the latest: Bubble Trouble, a picture comic book (that’s a picture book with some comics elements) by Jason Eaton and Matt Rockefeller. Here’s the short description: This is really just your typical […]