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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.

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #268


Here’s an early look at Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #268, which goes on sale on November 14. There’s a preview of the brand new lead story and a full-length story about the shenanigans at Veronica’s Christmas costume party. Enjoy!

Reviews: Three Series from Lerner/Graphic Universe

Q & Ray 1

Lerner Books publishes a variety of graphic novels under its Graphic Universe imprint. Here’s a look at three light-hearted series for younger elementary grade readers. Q & Ray Case #1: The Missing Mola Lisa Q & Ray Case #2: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong? Q & Ray Case #3: Foul Play at Elm Tree Park By Trisha […]

Preview: ‘Archie and Me Comics Digest’ #12


Welp, Halloween is over and that means it’s time for the Christmas comics to start rolling out. Here’s a look at Archie and Me Comics Digest #12, featuring a preview of the new lead story done in the classic style, along with a full story from the classic era. The digest goes on sale on […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #83


We’re kicking off the week with a preview of World of Archie Jumbo Digest #83, featuring a complete story and a slice of the brand-new lead story as well. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #43


The Mystery, Inc., gang team up with the Doom Patrol in this week’s sneak preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #43: Scooby and the gang have teamed up with dozens of superheroes to face some of the world’s weirdest menaces. But the shoe’s on the other robotic foot when they have to team up with the world’s […]

Preview: ‘Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #293


It’s time for some autumnal hijinks with our exclusive preview of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #293. We have a look at the new lead story, which features the gang heading over to the new cycling studio in town, and then a full story from later in the issue, in which Veronica tries to match her […]

First Look: ‘The Great Wiz and The Ruckus’


Get ready to read! Today we have a 20-page first look at The Great Wiz and the Ruckus, an original graphic novel by Joey McCormick (Adventure Time) and colorist Whitney Cogar (Steven Universe), which will be published by BOOM! Studios under their KaBOOM! imprint in February 2019. We broke the news when this graphic novel […]

Preview: ‘Betty and Veronica Friends Forever: Storybook Tales’ #1


Here’s a first look at a new Archie series: Betty and Veronica Friends Forever: Storybook Tales #1, in which the title duo appear as characters in classic fairy tales. This preview is a complete story—it’s based on The Emperor’s New Clothes, but with Veronica in the lead role, things turn out a little differently than […]

Preview: Monster Truck Mashup in ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #95


Saturday morning cartoons meet Sunday evening monster trucks in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #95: Sunday! Sunday! SUNDAY! And Scooby and the gang are spectators at the local monster truck mash-up! But when the Diesel Dragon invades the track driven by the barbaric Black Knightmare, can anyone stop them? A certain Machine is here to solve […]

Interview and Preview: ‘Enola Holmes’ Graphic Novel

Enola Holmes Cover

Later this month, IDW Publishing will release The Case of the Missing Marquess, the first graphic novel based on Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes YA novels. Enola Holmes is the much younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes—she’s just 14 years old—and in this first story, she dodges their attempts to send her to boarding school […]