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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.

Abrams Fall 2021 | Incoming

Today we’re taking a look at upcoming graphic novels from the Abrams Fall 2021 catalog, from early-reader comics to the sequel to ‘March.’

2021 Eisner Nominees Announced

The 2021 Eisner Award nominees have been announced, and we’ve got the list of young-readers titles. Let the arguments begin!

Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #294 | Preview

We’re rolling into this summer Monday with a preview of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #294. First we have a preview of the brand-new lead story, and then there’s a complete summer-fun story by George Gladir and Dan DeCarlo. The digest is out on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Shy Ninja | Exclusive Preview

A girl with social anxiety gets a surprise acceptance to ninja school in our exclusive preview of Shy Ninja, out next week from BiG.

Orcs #5 | Exclusive Preview

Today we have an exclusive preview of Orcs #5, the penultimate issue of Christine Larsen’s story about a band of Orc adventurers.

World of Betty & Veronica Digest #5 | Preview

Today’s preview of World of Betty & Veronica Digest #5 kicks off the week with some summer fun. As always, we have a quick look at the new lead story, done in the traditional style, followed by a complete classic tale. The digest goes on sale in comic shops on Wednesday. Enjoy!

Earth Boy | Interview

We talk to writer Paul Tobin and artist Ron Chan about Earth Boy, their graphic novel about an underdog student at an elite space academy.

World of Archie Digest #109 | Preview

It’s time for some Saturday morning comics! Today we have a preview of World of Archie Digest #109, and as you can see from the cover, the Riverdale crowd is ready for summer. Today’s preview includes the start of the new lead story, done in the classic style by Dan Parent, plus a complete classic […]

Orcs #4 | Preview

Today we have a preview of Orcs #4 from BOOM! Studios. Orcs is a six-issue middle-grade comic series by Christine Larsen, so this preview puts us right in the middle of it. The story is about the adventures of a group of Orcs who go exploring in search of fame and fortune; as this issue […]

Get Your Dragon Racer in Gear! | Links

Here’s a look at what’s coming this summer, including Joey Weiser’s Dragon Racer and a new Kirby manga, plus some other useful links!