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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: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #96

Archie and Jughead help catch a bear—what could possibly go wrong? And then we have a full-length story about Jughead’s strange relationship with snow.

Preview: ‘Archie Modern Classics,’ Vol. 2

Here’s a sampler of the newest collection of recent stories done in the classic Archie comics style!

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #280

Sabrina the Teenage Witch negotiates a labor dispute in a classic story from this week’s Archie digest.

Interview: Shannon and Dean Hale and Victoria Ying

Today we talk to writers Shannon and Dean Hale and artist Victoria Ying about bringing the iconic character Wonder Woman to life for young readers. And we have a preview!

BOOM! Studios Announces ‘Forever Home’ Graphic Novel

We’ve got news of the newest graphic novel in the KaBOOM! line: The story of a girl who must convince a houseful of ghosts that they can all live together in harmony.

Preview: ‘Stranger Things: Zombie Boys’

We have an interesting preview for you this morning. The Netflix series Stranger Things has been a huge hit, and Dark Horse has produced an all-ages graphic novel spinning off from it. Stranger Things: Zombie Boys, which will be out on January 22, takes place after season one and follows Mike, Lucas, Dustin, and Will […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #277

We’re winding up the holidays with a winter-themed preview of Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #277, featuring a look at the brand-new story in the classic style and a complete older story by the late Stan Goldberg, an Archie stalwart for many years. The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘Archie Milestones Jumbo Comics Digest #6’

The Archie gang enjoys their holiday gifts, from games to a disappearing magic set, in this week’s preview.

AnimeNYC: A Peek Behind the Scenes of ‘Dr. Stone’

In the manga Dr. Stone, teenagers re-create 3,000 years of technology from scratch. In excerpts from two panel discussions, writer Riichiro Inagaki and artist Boichi explain what goes on behind the scenes.

Exclusive Preview: ‘Garfield: Garzilla’

Garfield goes ape in our sneak preview of the original graphic novel ‘Garfield: Garzilla.’