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Interview: George O’Connor

Esther Keller talks to George O’Connor as his Olympians series draws to a close.

Coming Attractions: Graphic Novels at Book Expo 2019

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NYC Book Expo 2019 has come to a close. And while it ran for 3 days, piggybacked by Book Con, at the Jacob Javitz center in NYC, I was only able to attend 1 day. I would have surely enjoyed another day, and would have probably seen so much more, but I thoroughly enjoyed my time there and came home with piles of books to read.

Review: ‘Camp’

Olive, the lead of Click, returns in another story about friendship, this time at summer camp.

2019 Eisner Nominations

While I was on Spring Break, the Eisner nominations were announced. The Eisner Awards, which is in its 31st year, are named for famed graphic novelist/artist Will Eisner.

‘Sheets’ Sequel Due Next Year

The Lion Forge Free Comic Book Day giveaway comic contains a new story by Brenna Thummler with the same characters as her graphic novel Sheets. In A Sheets Story, Marjorie, her father, and her younger brother visit her grandmother, who wants to sew with her. Her ghost friend Wendell has tagged along as well. It’s […]

Review: ‘Bloom’

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A quiet coming-of-age story set in a coastal family bakery.

Review: ‘Disney Princess: Ariel and The Sea Wolf’

A Little Mermaid graphic novel aimed at little readers makes for a pretty great introduction to comics.

Review: ‘Mera: Tidebreaker’

The first DC Ink graphic novel for young adults is a rewarding read about an undersea warrior princess with fresh insight and challenges.

Interview: Writer Ridley Pearson on ‘Super Sons: The Polarshield Project’

DC’s new Zoom line for young readers kicks off with Ridley Pearson and Ile Gonzalez’s Super Sons: The Polarshield Project. We spoke to Pearson about how the sons of Superman and Batman came to battle the effects of climate change.

Review: Mech Cadet Yu

Though I read these volumes out of order, I really enjoyed the stories. This series is quite different than my “normal” reading, but I’m always thrilled when I can enjoy a title that will be a perfect fit for the boys who come to the library. (And girls too… But this will be an easy sell to the boys.)