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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.

Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #93

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Let’s take a look at the latest exploits of Scooby-Doo and the rest of the Mystery, Inc., gang in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #93: Off on a long-overdue vacation, Scooby and the gang travel to a photographic safari park, where their only plan is to get up close with nature. But nature gets a whole […]

Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland’s ‘Spill Zone’ Wins EGL Book of the Year Award

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Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland’s Spill Zone, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham’s Real Friends, and Melanie Gillman’s As the Crow Flies were among the winning graphic novels in this inaugural Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, which were presented Saturday evening at Denver Comic Con. The awards were created and administered by Pop Culture Classroom, the […]

DC Reveals Covers, More Details on DC Zoom and DC Ink Graphic Novels

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Just ahead of the American Library Association annual meeting, DC has revealed more details on its upcoming line of DC Zoom graphic novels for middle-grade readers and DC Ink graphic novels for young adults. DC Zoom will launch in April 2019. Here’s the lineup: Super Sons: The Polarshield Project, written by Ridley Pearson and illustrated […]

Preview: ‘Betty and Veronica Comics Digest’ #262

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In the new lead story to Betty and Veronica Comics Digest #262, our leading ladies head out to the great outdoors. What could possibly go wrong? Plenty, as any Archie Comics fan can tell you! The issue goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #79

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Summer vacation is around the corner, so it’s time for some warm-weather hijinks with the Riverdale gang. What’s this? Archie is thrilled to be starting his summer vacation—too bad he failed biology and has to be tutored by Miss Grundy! Archie soon realizes Ms. Grundy is a lot more fun outside of school… but will […]

Exclusive: BOOM! Studios Announces ‘The Great Wiz and the Ruckus’

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We’re breaking some great graphic novel news this morning: BOOM! Studios will publish the original graphic novel The Great Wiz and the Ruckus by animator Joey McCormick, with colors by Whitney Cogar, under their KaBOOM! imprint in February 2019. Get a load of that cover! Here’s what the story is about: Red, a blind Wiz […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘The Little Book of Knowledge: Sharks’

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IDW has been publishing a series of French imports titled The Little Book of Knowledge, and unlike the similar books you may have read as a child, they cover a wide range of topics, from tattoos to New Hollywood. Their latest one, though, is about sharks, and it is (the publisher assures me) “perfect for […]

Preview: Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #289

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The brand-new lead story of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #289 is ripped straight from… the Brady Bunch? Archie decides his room is too small so he moves to the attic—but the catch is he has to fix it up himself. Expect some classic Archie laffs! This digest is scheduled to go on sale on May […]

Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #243

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Here’s a first look at Looney Tunes #243, which serves up another heaping helping of timeless humor—this time with a Wild West theme: An Old West-style amusement park gets a little too real when visitors Elmer and Daffy get into trouble with park employees—or are they?—Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam and the Tasmanian Devil! It’s the […]

Preview: ‘Archie and Me Digest’ #7

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Let’s start off the week with some laffs! Here’s a preview of Archie and Me Digest #7, with a brand-new lead story with a tried-and-true plot: Archie breaks his father’s treasured vinyl record. This preview also includes some older stories, including one by classic Archie artist Bob Bolling. The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. […]