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Babysitter's Club

Join The Babysitter’s Club: A Review of Kristy’s Great Idea by Raina Telgemeier and Ann M. Martin

The Babysitter’s Club #1: Kristy’s Great Idea Raina Telgemeier/Ann M. Martin Scholastic I, like many other young girls growing up in North America in the late 1990s, identified with a member of the Babysitters Club. Kristy, Mary Ann, Claudia, Stacey, and the rest of the Club were some of the first contemporary literary heroines I…

4 Paranormal children step out of a swirling portal, following little white bunnies with big read eyes

INTERVIEW: Stephanie Cooke Unleashes Cute Chaos in ParaNorthern: And the Chaos Bunny A-hop-calypse

When Abby saves her sister from bullies, her magic accidentally opens a portal into another realm that unleashes troublesome bunnies into the quaint supernatural torn of North Haven. Written by Stephanie Cooke and illustrated by Mari Costa, ParaNorthern: And the Chaos Bunny A-hop-calypse is a warm-hearted middle-grade adventure about friendship, facing the challenges of growing…


And the Eisner Award Goes To…These 2020 Winners

It was a one-hour, pre-recorded party on Friday night, with voice actor Phil LaMarr (Justice League, Static Shock) doing his best and no speeches from Eisner winners. There were a few speeches from or about this year’s hall of fame inductees (Nell Brinkley, E. Simms Campbell were the judges’ picks, and the voters inducted Alison…

FIrst Second Pubwatch Featured Image features a detail from Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

First Second Pubwatch: March 2020

Welcome to the new Pubwatch series for First Second Books! Stories about the magic of friendship and social issues that affect young people dominate my reviews of the graphic novels this month from the publisher First Second. This will regularly be the new place to learn about what’s happening with this innovative publisher for comics…

Orphan Age #1 cover, AfterShock Comics

Exploring How Stories Are Told with Ted Anderson

Something that’s really fun in the world of comics is realizing that several of your favorite comics are being written by the same author. That’s how I felt about Ted Anderson when I realized he was writing not only Moth & Whisper (my favorite charming YA cyberpunk spy story) but also several very enjoyable recent…

Letterers: Jill Gerber on the Unsung Heroes of Comics in the Classroom

When it comes to using comics in the classroom, letterers are truly the unsung heroes of the medium, according to educator Jill Gerber. In our earlier Comics Academe interview focusing on how the use of comics has evolved as a literary teaching tool, Gerber, an award-winning educator and consultant, explains that lettering is one of…