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Links: The best of everything

Katherine Dacey

The School Library Journal’s Best of 2011 issue includes a number of graphic novels, from non-fiction titles such as Feynman to coming-of-age stories such as Anya’s Ghost. Johanna Draper Carlson offers her Best Manga of 2011 list. Over at MTV Geek, Brigid Alverson takes a fond look back at manga that finished their print run [...]

Links: Simply the best

Katherine Dacey
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Comic Attack! writer Drew McCabe lists his fifteen favorite kids’ comics from 2011. It’s a pleasingly diverse list, with westerns, comedies, superheroes, and sci-fi adventures all making the cut. About.com’s Deb Aoki compiles her list of 2011′s best manga. Among her top picks are such teen-friendly titles as Blue Exorcist, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, and [...]

Links: The year in comics

Katherine Dacey

John Hogan compiles a preliminary list of the year’s best comics, as determined by panelists at the Miami Book Fair. Though many of the titles are more appropriate for older readers, a surprising number of kid-friendly comics made the cut, including Dan Santat’s Sidekicks and Ben Hatke’s Zita the Space Girl. Speaking of the 2011 [...]

Links: Princess Knight rides again

Katherine Dacey
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Over at MTV Geek, Brigid Alverson takes a look at Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight. This ground-breaking shojo title, which debuted in 1953, will be coming to American shores for the first time in October 2011. (Kodansha published a bilingual edition in 2000, but that was aimed at Japanese readers who wanted to improve their English [...]