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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 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.

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 […]

Exclusive: Cover Reveal and Preview of ‘Bear’

Today we have a first look at ‘Bear,’ an original graphic novel about a guide dog who has lost his eyesight, due out in August from BOOM! Studios.

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #97

Technology changes our lives, whether it’s a calculator in the 1970s or a smart watch in 2020. Enjoy both in this week’s Archie digest preview!

Preview: ‘Goldie Vance: Larceny in La-La Land’

Today we’ve got an exclusive first look at the newest Goldie Vance original graphic novel, ‘Goldie Vance: Larceny in La La Land,’ which will be out in July.

Exclusive: New ‘Lumberjanes’ Graphic Novel

Big news from BOOM! Box: Writer Lilah Sturges and artist polterink are back with their third Lumberjanes original graphic novel, ‘Lumberjanes: True Colors.’

Preview: ‘Cosmo the Mighty Martian’ #4

Here’s an early look at ‘Cosmo the Mighty Martian’ #4, which revives a classic Archie Comics character from the days of the Space Race.

Exclusive: New Graphic Novel from R.L. Stine

You read it here first: Kids’ horror master R.L. Stine is back with a new graphic novel, ‘Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Island,’ to be published by KaBOOM! in October.

Preview: ‘Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #307

Archie brings the high school hijinks in this week’s preview, which includes a complete classic story and a peek at a brand-new one.