Recommended Comics For Kids, From Littles to Teens

So many kids love reading comics, but it can be hard to find high-quality, original, diverse, age-appropriate graphic novels and comics for kids. It’s taken me several years to build up my big list of recommended comics for kids (which also has a comics for kids Pinterest board version) but I’m committed to promoting as many good books as I… Read more »

Got Some Pesky Free Time? Read These Awesome Webcomics!

Please don’t ask how many hours I spent reading webcomics in 2015. Also, don’t ask how much time I’ll spend in 2016 keeping up with all the great webcomics I now read! I promise it’s all worth it. Here’s another roundup of awesome webcomics in case you have a few spare minutes. Or hours. Or, like, a whole day. A… Read more »

11 Bite-Size Webcomics

   March 8, 2016    No Comments on 11 Bite-Size Webcomics

Need a quick comics fix? Sometimes a long-running saga just doesn’t fit into the 10 minutes you can wrangle free from work, caregiving, school, etc. Short stories in comic form to the rescue! Here are some of my absolute favorite online short comics, with a variety of topics, styles, and genres. Let me know in the comments if you find… Read more »

14 Super Picture Books for Kids: Add These to Your Library List!

The picture book section of our library is like a candy store for me. Boy Detective is now eight years old, but he still enjoys good picture books, so there’s nothing to stop me from collecting armfuls of them. Then I bring you the best here on the blog! All my children’s book recommendations are here, or check out my… Read more »

8 Action & Adventure Webcomics for Armchair Thrill-Seekers

I’d much rather read about thrilling adventures than actually have them. Who wants to be chased, shot at, blasted with magic, half-drowned, and battle magical robots? Not this girl! But I’m totally fine with diving into action and adventure webcomics to live vicariously. (As long as I’m warm, comfortable, and have plenty of snacks.) Here’s a roundup of my favorite… Read more »

From Light & Fluffy to Dark & Gritty: Fantastic Graphic Novels for Every Mood

There are graphic novels for every mood, about every subject, and for every reader. It’s true! I’ll prove it. Here are 18 fantastic graphic novels, arranged from the lightest and most fun to the most serious and somber. They all have amazing art, great stories, and you can find them without going to a comic book store if that’s not… Read more »

11 Suspenseful Comics About Detectives and Police Officers

As I said in my post about crime comics, I have watched a LOT of Law and Order. Though I often have (big!) issues with the shows, something about the puzzle-solving is addicting. I’ve also gone through Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, and Columbo periods. So it’s no surprise that when I started reading comics, cop and P.I. series grabbed me…. Read more »

14 Great Graphic Novels Starring Girls and Young Women

There are so many great comics and graphic novels starring girls! I wish there were more diversity of various kinds, but I’m hopeful that we’re moving that direction. I’ll definitely bring you news as I find more diverse books to recommend. In the meantime, please enjoy my newest finds for outstanding graphic novels and comics for older kids, teens, and… Read more »

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies a masterwork of cinema that will change the way you think about life, love, and happiness? Clearly no. Is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies fun and totally worth your entertainment dollar? That’s a yes! It’s exactly what you’d expect when combining Jane Austen with zombie movies: women in pretty dresses hacking up undead monsters,… Read more »

6 Supernatural Webcomics to Read (and Fall in Love With!)

Sometimes, even if you’re not around a campfire, you need a good ghost story. Or a monster story. Or a demon story. Or a story about mystical forces personified as gods. Lucky for us, there are some top-notch paranormal and supernatural webcomics out there. Here are the ones I’m loving right now – but I wouldn’t say no to more,… Read more »