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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 E-Reader.com. 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: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #41

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Mystery Inc. teams up with Wacky Races star Penelope Pitstop in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #41: When heiress Penelope Pitstop is threatened by a mystical menace, Scooby and the gang think the solution to the mystery is obvious: the culprits must be those seven notorious gangsters, the Ant Hill Mob. But our heroes don’t know the Ant […]

Preview: World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #81

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Let’s kick off this late-summer week with some previews! First up is World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #81, with a uniquely Archie take on a timely issue: As the gang heads back to school, they are outraged that their teachers have to pay for supplies for their classroom. The comic will be out this […]

Preview: ‘Scooby Doo, Where Are You?’ #94

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It’s time for another look at what the kids at Mystery Inc. are up to in Scooby Doo, Where Are You? #94: Scooby and the gang have faced yetis on distant mountain peaks before…but on a fitness center’s climbing wall in the middle of the city?! Our heroes will have to scale the heights to […]

Preview: ‘Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #291

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Another lazy summer day, another fun-filled Archie preview! Here’s an early look at Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #291, with a new lead story by Dan Parent and Jeff Shultz” “That’s Just Beachy!” – It’s the 50th reunion of the classic “Beach Bash” films, and it’s being filmed on Riverdale Beach! The gang is excited when […]

Interview: Sean O’Neill on ‘Rocket Robinson’

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Today we have another guest post by comics journalist Alex Dueben. Sean O’Neill is a Chicago-based writer and illustrator, and this year Dark Horse is publishing two graphic novels that he wrote and drew. The “Rocket” Robinson books are  adventure stories whose 12-year-old titular protagonist travels to Egypt and Paris, navigates tombs, uncovers hidden treasure, puzzles through cyphers. […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Jumbo Digest’ #265

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Here’s a preview of Betty & Veronica Jumbo Digest #265 for this lazy summer Sunday, with a brand-new comic based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Red Shoes,” which is an … interesting choice. I can’t wait to read the full story and see if Betty’s feet get chopped off. We’ve got some slices of more […]

Interview: Aron Nels Steinke on ‘Mr. Wolf’s Class’

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Today’s interview is a guest post by Alex Dueben, an accomplished comics journalist who will hopefully be a frequent contributor to Good Comics for Kids. Aron Nels Steinke is the Eisner Award winning creator of The Zoo Box (2014) and the new graphic novel series from Scholastic’s Graphix imprint, Mr. Wolf’s Class. The new book […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Hex Vet’

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We broke the news about Hex Vet back in May, and now we’re happy to bring you an exclusive 20-page preview—the first look at this super-cute new graphic novel by Sam Davies, creator of the webcomic Shutterhug. It’s a story about magical veterinarians who care for supernatural animals, and it will be published by BOOM! […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #40

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Mystery, Inc., meets the Swamp Thing in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #40: An urgent call for help brings the Mystery Machine racing to the Louisiana bayou to tangle with a zombie problem. But the investigation turns up more than expected when the gang comes face-to-mossy-face with the bayou’s horrifying hero, Swamp Thing! The only problem is…Swamp Thing […]

Triple Archie Cover Reveal!

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Let’s kick off the weekend with some Archie news—not a preview but a triple cover reveal: We’re getting an early look at the covers and solicit info for three Archie titles slated for October, all of which will be in the Previews catalog out next week. Enjoy! ARCHIE’S HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR #1 Get ready for a […]