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Links: Stan Lee’s not-so-Mighty return?

Katherine Dacey
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J. Caleb Mozzocco gives mixed marks to Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, a new kid-friendly superhero series published by Archie Comics. “It is a pretty bad comic book, and I’d go so far as to say that it’s a remarkably, even exceptionally bad comic book,” Mozzocco opines. “But there’s still an irrepressible, hard-to-hate charm about the [...]

Vertical licensing news

Katherine Dacey
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At this weekend’s MangaNEXT convention, Vertical, Inc. announced that it would be adding two new manga to its 2012 line-up. The first is The Limit, a shojo drama about a group of girls whose lives are turned upside down by a terrifying event on a school trip. Creator Keiko Suenobu is no stranger to dark [...]

Links: Good grief, Charlie Brown!

Katherine Dacey
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CBR’s Tim O’Shea sits down with Paige Braddock to discuss KABOOM!’s new Peanuts comic. Braddock played several important roles in bringing these comics to press; not only is she the Creative Director of Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, she’s also the inker and colorist for the series. Their biggest challenge: remaining faithful to the spirit [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]