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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 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.

Exclusive: KaBOOM! Announces ‘Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars’

We’ve got breaking news this Monday morning: Snoopy is going to Mars in the latest Peanuts original graphic novel from BOOM! Studios.

Preview: ‘B & V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #272

Time for more summer fun with our preview of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #272! This month’s digest features not one but two new stories in the classic style, and we have a taste of both as well as a complete older story to enjoy!


You read it here first! Ben will explore a haunted house in the next Ben 10 graphic novel, ‘Ben 10: The Manchester Mystery.’

Preview: ‘Archie and Me Jumbo Comics Digest’ #19

Automation comes to Riverdale, and it’s costing Archie and Jughead money! Plus a complete summer-fun story featuring Hot Dog.

Exclusive: Dark Horse to Publish ‘Jia and the Nian Monster’

Dark Horse announces a new original graphic novel, ‘Jia and the Nian Monster,’ based on a Chinese legend.

Preview: World of Archie Jumbo Digest #90

Let’s chill out on this steamy Sunday with an Archie preview! This week we have an advance look at World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #90, featuring a look at the new lead story and a complete classic story. The comic goes on sale on July 3, just in time for the holiday. Enjoy!

Interview: Cathy G. Johnson on ‘The Breakaways’

An interview with Cathy G. Johnson, writer and artist of ‘The Breakaways’


Betty and Veronica are abducted by a UFO and try to sell a vacuum cleaner in stories from ‘Betty and Veronica’ Jumbo Comics Digest’ #274.

Interview: Melanie Gillman on ‘Stage Dreams’

An interview with Melanie Gillman, author of ‘As the Crow Flies’ and ‘Stage Dreams.’

Guest Review: ‘Manga Classics: Macbeth’

Guest reviewer Erica Friedman takes a look at the Manga Classics adaptation of ‘Macbeth,’ which contains the full text of the original.