• 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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  • Kids Can Press Comes to Comixology

    Kids Can Press Comes to Comixology1

    Kids Can Press, is the largest Canadian-owned children’s book publisher, with over 700 books in print. They’re the people who brought us Scaredy Squirrel, Franklin the Turtle and other international favourites. In 40 years they’ve published a wide range of picture books, non fiction and fiction for young readers, including a number of graphic novels.

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  • Manic DC Dream Girl: The DC Super Hero Girls Site Has Launched, and We Have Questions

    Manic DC Dream Girl: The DC Super Hero Girls Site Has Launched, and We Have Questions4

    Many fans and geek blogs have already discussed DC’s latest vocal commitment to diversity. When they first announced DC Super Hero Girls, there were problems with how they phrased their press release. That’s a pattern, it seems: “Here’s diversity! Now watch us continue to disenfranchise minority characters!” That’s how it feels when DC speaks these days.

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