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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 E-Reader.com. 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.

Preview: ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #273

The title says “B&V Friends” but Betty and Veronica’s rivalry is on display in this preview of ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #273.

Preview: ‘Archie Milestones’ #4

Here’s a preview of the latest issue of Archie Milestones, which collects stories grouped around specific themes.

Cassie Anderson on ‘Extraordinary’

Cassie Anderson talks about her new graphic novel ‘Extraordinary: The Story of an Ordinary Princess’ and shows some of her concept art as well.

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #91

We’re closing out the weekend with a summer-themed preview of World of Archie Comics Digest #91. There’s a preview of a new lead story in the classic style and a complete classic story. The digest goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Archaia to Publish China Memoir

Coming from Archaia next year: A graphic memoir of life in China under Mao Zedong.

Preview: ‘Archie 1000 Page Comics Jubilee’

Just the thing for a long flight or a day at the beach, the Archie 1000 Page Comics Jubilee packs over 100 stories into a hefty digest. It’s easy to carry and easy to read, and it goes on sale on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Three Fun Summer Reads

Three great reads for lazy summer days.

Preview: ‘Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #301

It’s time for some summer weekend fund with our latest Archie preview, Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #301. The digest features a brand-new story in the classic style—and with a classic theme: Archie goes fishing with Mr. Lodge on his fancy yacht, and hilarious complications ensue! Plus we have a complete classic story for you. The […]

Preview: ‘Ben 10: For Science!’

Today we have an exclusive preview of BOOM! Studios’ second Ben 10 graphic novel, Ben 10: For Science! This volume is written by C.B. Lee, as the first one was, but it features a new look, with artist Mattia Di Meo taking over from Lidan Chen, the artist for the first volume. Here’s the executive […]

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest’ #275

We’ve got a fresh preview for you this morning of Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #275, kicking off with a brand-new story that takes place in an alternate universe where Jughead is the guy the girls can’t get enough of. One thing stays the same, though: The way to his heart is through his […]