100 Scope Notes
December 19, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Let's celebrate the comics that do a particularly good job. The cream of the crop! Delightful from start to finish, and very different. We've post-apocalyptic hellscapes, hair pride, space cats, OCD, dog walkers, you name it!
November 18, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Shuna’s JourneyBy Hayao MiyazakiTranslated by Alex Dudok de Wit$27.99ISBN: 9781250846525Ages 9-12On shelves now In the pantheon of Miyazaki fans you have to rate yourself on a kind of scale. There are, after all, folks out there that make veritable pilgrimages to places like the Ghibli Museum, Mitaka in suburban Tokyo or the café Kodama in […]
July 22, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Balancing its messaging with great storytelling, character development, and the magic trick of making a mother character both the antagonist and loving, Frizzy is a roller coaster ride of emotions in a single, simple, quick to read little package.
May 18, 2022 by Betsy Bird
A list of SOME of my favorite comics of the year. Whether your looking for Anne of Green Gables updates, Ted Lasso-esque robots, or space cats, there's something for everyone here.
April 8, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Beware the mobs. Beware joining them. Beware and aware of what they’re capable of, and don’t disregard them either. But beware your worst instincts most of all.
December 30, 2021 by Betsy Bird
We don't go halfsies on the comics around here. Here is what may well be called an epic post of comics published for kids in the year 2021.
October 8, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Chunky doesn’t really look or act like any of the other comics out there today. It’s good-natured, peppy, dealing with some serious issues but with a light hand.
July 7, 2021 by Betsy Bird
This is a story that stands out and apart from all those other comics being published right now. It assumes a certain level of intelligence on the part of the child reader. It’ll frustrate some, baffle others, and completely fascinate the lot of them.
April 7, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Early 70s France never looked so good. A new middle grade graphic memoir comes to us. A perfect new addition to every bookshelf looking for something familiar and odd all at once.
March 30, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Whether you want nanobots in your lemonade, secret agent cats, ghostly detectives, memoirs, or pirates, there's something for everyone in this year's crop of stellar comics for kids.
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