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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.

Glork Patrol Takes a Bath | Preview

Today we have a sneak preview of James Kochalka’s second Glork Patrol book, Glork Patrol Takes a Bath, which will be published by Top Shelf Comics on February 15. Kochalka’s goofy space alien first appeared in his book The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza in 2014 (hit that link to see how Caleb invokes Joseph […]

Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose | Incoming

Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose leads our list of upcoming graphic novels, along with a dual-language release of Kat Fajardo’s Miss Quinces, a Batman case book, and more!

World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #116 | Preview

We’re bringing the Saturday comics fun with an early look at World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #116, including a complete classic story.

Finding Gossamyr Returns! | Exclusive

We have some exclusive news this morning: Finding Gossamyr, the fantasy tale that mixes math and magic, is coming back in a new edition.

Geraldine Pu and Her Cat Hat Too! | Review

In her second graphic novel, Geraldine Pu is bored with her hair and decides to do something about it—just in time for school picture day!

World of Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #11 | Preview

The weekend is almost here, so it’s a good time for a preview, and we have some Archie-flavored winter fun in store with our preview of World of Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #11 from Archie Comics. We have a taste of this month’s new story by Archie stalwart Dan Parent as well as […]

Hollow | Exclusive

Today we’re breaking the news about ‘Hollow,’ a new graphic novel by ‘Lumberjanes’ co-creator Shannon Watters.

Sprinkles and Swirls | Preview

Sprinkles and Swirls are two happy cupcakes who play hookey from the bakery and go to a fun fair in this early-reader graphic novel.

Kaiju No. 8, Vol. 1 | Review

Kaiju No. 8 is a new Shonen Jump series about a guy who helps clean up the mess after the kaiju are defeated—and then becomes one himself.

Rube Goldberg and His Amazing Machines | Preview

Today we’re previewing Rube Goldberg and His Amazing Machines, an illustrated book that pays tribute to the mad genius of cartooning.