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Links: Alternative superheroes

Brigid Alverson

At The Daily Crisis, Ryan K. Lindsay chats with Mark Andrew Smith, the writer of Gladstone’s School for World Conquerors (and in case you missed it, check out our preview of the second issue). Nick Winstead interviews G-Man creator Chris Giarrusso for Comicbook.com. Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham talk about gaming, Asian parents, and [...]

Preview: Uncle Scrooge: The Mysterious Stone Ray and Cash Flow

Brigid Alverson
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It’s been a while since we featured any classic Disney comics, and this one is a particularly good choice. Uncle Scrooge: The Mysterious Stone Ray and Cash Flow, due out in comics shops next week, is 54-page trade paperback collecting two stories by classic Disney writers: Carl Barks’s “The Mysterious Stone Ray” and Don Rosa’s [...]

All ages comics and manga for 6/15/11

Lori Henderson
Dusk Society

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so what better way for kids to spend it with Dad than to share some comics with him! Dad can enjoy the antics of fellow Donut-loving Dad Homer in the latest issue of Simpson Comics from Bongo Comics. Or he can relive some childhood memories with Mickey Mouse [...]

Interview: Svetlana Chmakova and Dennis Lo

Eva Volin

On Sunday, May 8th, while attending the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions.  Keep in mind, conventions are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of background noise.  Let me know [...]

Article: Taking Kids to a Comic Con

Snow Wildsmith
Ryan and Emily at Convention Center

My best friend and I are both comic book fans and for the past few years we’ve gone together to Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC—buying too many books, reminiscing over action figures, admiring the artwork, and just having a terrific time. This year we decided that his daughter Emily, who is just finishing up first [...]

Preview: Archie Babies

Brigid Alverson
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Archie Babies are coming to town—and we have an exclusive first look here at Good Comics for Kids! Archie Babies is notable because it is the first-ever original graphic novel from Archie Comics —they publish a lot of trade paperbacks these days, but up till now they were all published in comic-book form first. It’s [...]

All ages comics and manga for 6/8/11

Lori Henderson
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Ready to gobble up some good comics and manga for kids? There’s plenty this week! Viz continues their releases from the Pokemon franchise including the new Platinum series. Zenescope, a publisher very new to the all ages section has a book about one of kids’ favorite topic, Dinosaurs! If you prefer your adventures under the [...]

Interview: Ben Towle

Eva Volin

On Sunday, May 8th, while attending the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions.  Keep in mind, conventions are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of background noise.  Let me know [...]

The Reading Pile – June 6

Brigid Alverson
GoodbyeChunkyRice

Welcome once again to another edition of The Reading Pile, in which we share our first impressions of the comics we are reading this week. Take it away, bloggers! Kate Dacey: I’m a big fan of Chris Mautner, so when he recommends a book, I go out of my way to track down a copy. [...]

Press Release: FREE Heroes of Manga Kit for Libraries

Snow Wildsmith
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Librarians have until Wednesday to sign up for their FREE Heroes of Manga kit from VIZ Media. Details below: VIZ MEDIA OFFERS LIBRARIANS FREE HEROES OF MANGA LIBRARY KITS New Kits Highlight Popular VIZ Media Manga Properties And Help Foster Literacy And A Love Of Japanese Pop Culture Among Library Patrons Of All Ages San [...]