• Bande Diary: Bellybuttons and Brainless Beauties in Les Nombrils

    Bande Diary: Bellybuttons and Brainless Beauties in Les Nombrils0

    After voyaging through Smurf Village in my last Bande Diary I had a hard time deciding what bande dessinée to read next. The problem with using bande dessinée to try and improve my French is that I’m spoiled for choice! Should I go with another classic like the Smurfs? Or something more modern? Should I

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  • A Peek Into Fable Comics

    A Peek Into Fable Comics0

    From classics like “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Grasshopper and the Ants” to obscure gems like “The Frogs Who Desired a King,” Fable Comics has something to offer every reader. Twenty-eight fables from different cultures and traditions are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by twenty-six different cartoonists. Edited by New York

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

    Join The Babysitter’s Club: A Review of Kristy’s Great Idea by Raina Telgemeier and Ann M. Martin5

    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

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  • Kickstarter of the Week: Couri Vine

    Kickstarter of the Week: Couri Vine0

    Couri Vine is a new kid’s comic Kickstarter from all-woman team of Leah Lovise and Vanessa Shealy, with colouring by Indigo Rael, and it’s pretty darn cute. The comic takes place on the Moon, where the people of Earth fled in 2330 after destroying the atmosphere of their home world. Couri is an eleven-year-old girl with

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  • Lion Forge and Their Girl-Friendly Comics, Debut on ComiXology

    Lion Forge and Their Girl-Friendly Comics, Debut on ComiXology0

    comiXology appears to be on a roll. Since June, they’ve added five publishers to the mix: Marvel, Dark Horse, Kids Can Press, DC Thomson, and now Lion Force Comics. comiXology has announced a digital distribution agreement with Lion Forge Comics, a digital-first comics publisher known for its growing library of action/adventure, sci-fi, superhero, and children’s titles. Intriguingly, the relatively new

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  • Super Betty Cooper: 5 Reasons She Is the Hero We Need and Bestie We Deserve

    Super Betty Cooper: 5 Reasons She Is the Hero We Need and Bestie We Deserve1

    The Riverdale gang aren’t just musicians, athletes, designers, scientists, time travellers, adventurers, and Predator and zombie battlers, they’re also superheroes! Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, and Moose are the Super Teens.

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