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Graphic novel publisher First Second debuts their new Science Comics series with two volumes: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean and Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers. Here, editor Dave Roman discusses the new series.
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By Mark Banaszak
The Smithsonian Institution unites with Stan Lee and Michael Uslan to present "The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact on Pop Culture," a free six-week online course that covers the history, evolution, societal acceptance, global impression and various creative/career applications of the world's best-loved comic book characters.
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Hosting a conference, workshop, or lecture on graphic novels in schools and/or libraries? Featuring a look at kid-friendly graphic novels, Issue #21 of the BookShelf Magazine is a handy resource for librarians, educators, and more!
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A new graphic novel is the next chapter for the Back to the Future legacy, and according to Bob Gale in this Diamond interview, Stephen Spielberg's advice for the film's sequels was the most important advice to follow when developing the storyline.
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Canada defends itself against a giant robot invasion from an unexpected enemy - America - in Image Comics's We Stand On Guard from Brian K. Vaughan (Saga) and Steve Skroce (The Matrix). Read this interview with both of the book's creators.
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For librarians and educators looking to sample some upcoming books before they hit the shelves, BookShelf offers a list of the newest titles now available for viewing on Net Galley, including IDW's Ghostbusters International, Image Comics's Camp Midnight, Dynamite Entertainment's White Sand Vol. 1, and Magnetic Press's Love: The Lion.
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A young girl gets sent to the wrong summer camp, and soon finds herself surrounded by a monstrous group of kids in Image Comics's Camp Midnight. Writer Steven T. Seagle talks about his new kid-friendly graphic novel and his work with Man of Action Studios, creators of Ben 10 and Big Hero 6.
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Z2 Comics takes readers to a world of monsters, magic, and skateboards in Ian McGinty's Welcome to Showside. Here, we speak with McGinty about the project and show the animated short based on the comic.
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