Happy Labor Day! Instead of working and writing a real entry for today’s blog, here are a few recent BONE related links from around the web…
A reluctant comics fan gives in and reads the One Volume Edition at Byzantium Shores.
CBC Radio picks their Top Ten Graphic Novels of All Time.
Creator’s Incubator checks out BONE.
Try Harder, the Scary Threat Book Blog, says RASL is the antidote!
Major Spoilers reviews RASL #5 and pretty much sums up what’s good and what’s bad.
The Comic Addiction has a review of RASL #5 by a non-BONE reader.
Little Mouse Gets Ready:
ICv2′s Tom Flinn reviews Little Mouse.
Over at Read About Comics, Greg McElhatton digs Toon Books.
Johanna Draper Carlson at Comics Worth Reading looks at both Little Mouse and Rose.
Forbiden Planet International reviews the dressing habits of a mouse.
Kirkus wrote a review, but I can’t link to it. Here’s quote though: " The big friendly panels in autumn pastels and the silly twist ending will have emergent readers going straight back to the first page over and over." Nice!
Shazam: The Monster Society of Evil:
Grovel, the UK site that reviews graphic novels celebrates a superhero comic for kids.
Suite 101 wonders: is it just for kids?
By the way, I loved Mike Kunkle’s take on Captain Marvel, but the new team on Billy Batson and the Power of Shazam, led by Art Baltazar and Franco is three issues in, and issue #6 especially is pretty hot.
The Cartoonist: Jeff Smith, Bone, and the Changing Face of Comics:
Texas Indy cartoonist Nate Bramble, who does a webcomic called Hermit Hill, watches The Cartoonist.
Kevin’s Meandering Mind; an elementary school librarian watches The Cartoonist with his young son.
Out from the Comic Shop, a blog intended to "provide insight for teachers using or considering using comics and graphic novels in the classroom," takes a look at the documentary.
In an interview with ICv2, DC Publisher Paul Levitz talks about the state of the industry and name-checks us!
I met Will Terrell in San Diego this year. He’s got some chops, check out his portfolio! At his blog The Art of Will Terrell, Will talks about going to panels at Comic-Con International.
Next year’s big, new comics show, C2E2 (Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo) has the Guests of Honor listed here.