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Preview: DuckTales, vol. 1: Rightful Owners

Brigid Alverson
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New from BOOM! Studios this week, DuckTales, vol. 1: Rightful Owners is a wild ride in the Disney Afternoon tradition. Written by Warren Spector (creator of the Epic Mickey game) and illustrated by Leonel Castellani, it stands on its own but also shares continuity with Disney’s Darkwing Duck books (also published by BOOM!). The first [...]

NYCC 2011 news round-up

Katherine Dacey
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New York Comic Con celebrated its sixth anniversary this year with capacity crowds, big stars, and big announcements. Wondering how NYCC will impact you and your library collection? We at Good Comics for Kids rounded up the weekend’s biggest news in kids’ and teens’ comic publishing. COMICS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS Marvel announced a unique crossover [...]

Links: iToons

Katherine Dacey

Toon Books recently re-launched its iPhone app with three free titles: Silly Lilly, Jack and the Box, and Little Mouse Gets Ready. Brigid Alverson test-drove Little Mouse Gets Ready, and pronounced it a great alternative to the hardbound edition. For a small fee, users can purchase audio versions in multiple languages — a great way [...]

Links: Billy Batson and the magic of Pokemon

Katherine Dacey

ICv2 lists the Top 300 Graphic Novels for March 2011, and kids’ comics make a respectable showing. Among the titles making the cut are Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Pokemon Adventures, Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam, and Yo Gabba Gabba: Comic Book Time. Kodansha Comics has just re-launched its website with information about its spring/summer line-up. [...]

Links: Kill Shakespeare!

Katherine Dacey

The Sequential Tarts hold a lively round table discussion on Kill Shakespeare (IDW Comics), a staff favorite here at Good Comics for Kids. Curious about the series? Creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery have posted a brief but attractive preview of issue #10 at the official Kill Shakespeare website. Over at The Graphic Classroom, [...]

Review: Walt Disney’s Donald Duck and Friends: Double Duck, Vols. 1 & 2

Mike Pawuk

When the world’s most secret agency needs an important dossier recovered, there’s only one duck for the job: Donald Duck, AKA Double Duck, the most secret spy of all. Donald Duck’s such a secret spy, even he never knew he was one! Can he relearn his training, save the day, and keep Daisy from finding out [...]