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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: ‘Archie Christmas Spectacular’ #1

The Archie folks compile some comics from Christmases past into an inexpensive comic.

TLA Releases ‘Little Maverick’ Graphic Novel List

The Texas Library Association’s ‘Little Maverick’ graphic novel list offers over 50 great titles for elementary school readers—and we’ve added links to reviews and previews to make the browsing even easier.

Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #276

Betty’s cousin Jessica drops in, Sam Hill makes a rare appearance, and Josie and Alan M just can’t get any alone time in this week’s preview of ‘Betty & Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #276.

Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving

Brigid, Esther, and Lori reflect on the graphic novels they are thankful for this year.

Preview: ‘Looney Tunes’ #252

The classic Looney Tunes characters take a walk on the weird side when they reminisce about a time when basketball was wilder—and more surreal.

Preview: ‘Archie and Me Jumbo Comics Digest’ #23

Archie and Chuck solve a mystery at Riverdale High in this week’s Archie Comics preview.

News: New Chmakova Series, HMH Adds Kids’ GN Imprint

HMH launches a new graphic novel imprint, IDW plans to translate some graphic novels into Spanish, and JY reveals Svetlana Chmakova’s next book.

Preview: ‘Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles’

Today we have an exclusive preview of ‘Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles,’ by Art Baltazar, the Eisner Award-winning artist for Tiny Titans and many other popular children’s comics.

Exclusive: Dark Horse to Publish ‘Avatar’ Omnibus

Dark Horse is bringing back the first Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novel in a new paperback omnibus edition.

Exclusive: Dark Horse to Publish Wordless ‘Baboon’

Dark Horse will publish the wordless Spanish graphic novel ‘Baboon’ in July 2020. Here’s a first look.