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Trailer: ‘Spooky & the Strange Tales: Monster Inn’

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We’re kicking off the first week of October with a spooky book trailer to get us into the Halloween spirit! Spooky & the Strange Tales: Monster Inn by Carine-M and Élian Black’mor, a lighthearted story about a mysterious little girl staying in a boardinghouse for monsters. Check it out:

Carine-M and Élian Black’mor are a French creative team who produce beautiful, painterly stories; their In Search of Lost Dragons, a more adult title, was published by Dynamite a few years ago. As it happens, I met them at Angouleme in 2014 and got to leaf through one of their children’s books, and I thought it was fantastic, so I’m happy IDW is bringing their work to English-speaking readers.

Élian Black'mor and Caine-M

Élian Black’mor and Caine-M


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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