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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 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.

Interview: ‘Primer’

Jennifer Mura and Thomas Krajewski, the writers of ‘Primer,’ explain how they created a brand-new superhero from scratch.

Preview: ‘Primer’

DC’s newest superhero gets her powers in our preview of ‘Primer,’ a new middle-grade graphic novel that’s coming out next week.

Here are the 2020 Eisner Award Nominees!

The nominees have been announced for this year’s Eisner Awards.

Reflection: The Importance of ‘Avatar’

The editor of Dark Horse’s Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra graphic novels reflects on what those stories mean to her.

Saturday Special: Free Digital Comics

Secret agents, steampunk school, and Scooby-Doo – all comics that are free on digital platforms right now!

Preview: ‘We’ll Soon Be Home Again’

In ‘We’ll Soon Be Home Again,’ six Holocaust survivors testify about their childhood experiences in the concentration camps of World War II.

Cover Reveal: ‘We Found a Monster’

Today we have a cover reveal for a new DC graphic novel, ‘We Found a Monster,’ by Kirk Scroggs, creator of ‘The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid.’

Dark Horse Announces ‘Minecraft 2’ and ‘Stranger Things: The Bully’

You read it here first: Dark Horse announces ‘Minecraft Volume 2’ and ‘Stranger Things: The Bully,’ both of which are sequels to earlier graphic novels.

First Look: ‘Jo & Rus’

Here’s a first look at ‘Jo & Rus,’ a middle-grade graphic novel by Audra Winslow about a bullied middle-school girl and a high-school boy who become unlikely best friends.

Resource: COVID-19 Comic for Kids

Malaka Gharib of the NPR blog Goats and Soda has created a comic that explains COVID-19 in simple terms for children. The comic can be printed and folded into a zine, and it has been translated into Chinese, Spanish, Russian, and other languages and made into a video. That second link has some examples of […]