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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 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.

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #37

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In this month’s issue of Scooby-Doo Team-Up, Supergirl calls on Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang to help her sort out a super-haunting: Supergirl may be as invulnerable as her cousin, but even bulletproof skin can’t help her when she’s haunted by the ghosts of Krypton! Is it a hoax? A message from the Phantom […]

Preview: ‘The Best of Archie Americana: Silver Age,’ vol. 2

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We’re getting nostalgic today with a preview of vol. 2 of The Best of Archie Americana: Silver Age, which collects classic Archie stories from the 1960s and 1970s, including some stories drawn by Dan DeCarlo, who really defined the classic Silver Age Archie style. The book goes on sale on April 25. Enjoy!

Links: ‘Drama’ Among the Most Challenged Books—Again

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The American Library Association released its list of the 10 most challenged books of 2017 last week, and this year, there was only one graphic novel: Raina Telgemeier’s Drama, which has become sort of a perennial. Some important takeaways from this year’s list is that more than ever, books for children and teens are being […]

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier & Roger Langridge Team Up on ‘Criminy’

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Big news from Dark Horse this week, and we’ve got the scoop: Roger Langridge (Snarked!, Abigail and the Snowman, The Baker Street Peculiars) and Ryan Ferrier (Kennel Block Blues, D4ve) are teaming up on a new middle-grade graphic novel, Criminy: Criminy follows Daggum Criminy as his peaceful life is suddenly interrupted when pirates invade his […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #92

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More Sunday fun! Here’s a preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #92: It’s the annual Mystery-Con International—a convention honoring sleuths from all over the world—and this year, Mystery, Inc. are the guests of honor! But when the booth of some of their biggest fans is ROBBED of some valuable merchandise, our heroes have to go […]

Preview: ‘Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #262

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We’re kicking off Sunday morning with a bit of horror-movie fun in our preview of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #262, which goes on sale on April 11. In the brand new lead story by Bill Golliher and Dan Parent, the girls watch a horror movie but the real terror comes afterward, when their […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #260

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Here’s a first look at Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #260, which features a new lead story by writer Bill Golliher and artist Dan Parent, done in the traditional Archie style: When a famous director comes to town to film his latest movie locally, the girls get parts as extras. Both strive to […]

Links: ‘Incredibles 2′ Comics and Graphic Novel on the Way

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Dark Horse plans to publish both a young-readers graphic novel and a three-issue comic miniseries based on Incredibles 2, in advance of the movie, which will be out on June 15. Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2: Heroes at Home, by Liz Marsham (Disney Princess Beginnings) and Nicoletta Baldari (Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny), will be released […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #77

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Here’s an early look at World of Archie Jumbo Digest #77, which as always with the digests features a new lead story in the traditional house style. In this issue, Archie tries to find a way to reconcile his love of video games and his need for money. The issue goes on sale on Wednesday. […]

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo Team-Up’ #36

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Here’s some more Saturday morning cartoon fun: An exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #36. Who does the gang join forces with this time? Glad you asked! You think Scooby and the gang have seen it all? Just wait till the gang’s latest case leads them to the wackiest corners of the DC Universe, where they […]