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Links: Scooby Doo teams up with Batman

DC is launching a new series, Scooby-Doo Team Up!, and here’s the backstory: When DC editor Kristy Quinn asked writer Sholly Fisch to pitch ideas for a Scooby Doo-meets-Batman one-shot, he sent in six, figuring they would pick one—but they gave him a mini-series instead, and decided to extend the crossovers beyond Batman to other characters as well. The article includes an exclusive preview, and if you can’t get enough of this story, check out the Comic Book Resources interview with Fisch as well.

The British Comic Awards were given out this weekend, and the winner in the Young People’s Comic Awards category is Garen Ewing’s The Rainbow Orchid.

Jim Zubkavich writes about the delights and challenges of writing the Samurai Jack comic for IDW—and there’s an exclusive preview with this story as well!

Artist Colleen Coover talks about her teen-friendly caper comic Bandette, her work on the digital comic Batman ’66, and more.

Can you get enough interviews with Gene Luen Yang? Well, here’s another: Rob McMonigal interrogates him about Boxers & Saints.


Fraggle Rock Classics, vol. 2 (Tough Pigs)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman #1 (Comic Book Resources)


Ken Tucker on Battling Boy, March, Templar, and Frankenstein (The New York Times)
Richard Bruton on vol. 42 of Lucky Luke (Forbidden Planet)
Johanna Draper Carlson on Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Comics Worth Reading)
Augie DeBlieck, Jr., on vol. 2 of The Smurfs Anthology (Comic Book Resources)
Johanna Draper Carlson on books 1-3 of Survive! Inside the Human Body (Comics Worth Reading)

Brigid Alverson About Brigid Alverson

Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

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