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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: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #92

The Riverdale gang takes a pun-filled trip through a corn maze, and Jughead shows off his prowess as a vacuum cleaner salesman in today’s Archie preview.

Preview: ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender: Team Avatar Tales’

We’re closing out the week with some assorted pages from a new anthology of Team Avatar stories.

Preview: ‘Archie and Friends Back to School’ #1

It’s Labor Day weekend, so pretty much everyone is either already back in school or heading back there next week. Archie Comics is celebrating the return to classes with a retro-ish Back to School issue that gathers some of the new classic-style stories that have run in the monthly digests. (The Archie digests are mostly […]

‘Tío Simón ABC’: Venezuelan Culture for Children

Venezuelan folk musician Tío Simón introduces Venezuelan culture through Spanish and English words in a charming new ABC book.

Dark Horse to Publish Stories of 6 Holocaust Survivors

Dark Horse announced today that it will publish the Swedish graphic novel ‘We’ll Soon Be Home Again,’ collecting the stories of six Holocaust survivors.

Interview: Michael Northrop on ‘Dear Justice League’

Michael Northrop and Gustavo Duarte’s Dear Justice League is the latest graphic novel in the DC Zoom (soon to be DC Kids) imprint. Unlike the other DC Zoom books, which are pretty straightforward stories, Dear Justice League is set up as questions from fans to the various superheroes of the JLA, followed by their responses, […]

Preview: ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #273

The title says “B&V Friends” but Betty and Veronica’s rivalry is on display in this preview of ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #273.

Preview: ‘Archie Milestones’ #4

Here’s a preview of the latest issue of Archie Milestones, which collects stories grouped around specific themes.

Cassie Anderson on ‘Extraordinary’

Cassie Anderson talks about her new graphic novel ‘Extraordinary: The Story of an Ordinary Princess’ and shows some of her concept art as well.

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #91

We’re closing out the weekend with a summer-themed preview of World of Archie Comics Digest #91. There’s a preview of a new lead story in the classic style and a complete classic story. The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!