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 »

12 More Good Comics For Kids

   November 30, 2015    6 Comments on 12 More Good Comics For Kids

I’ve recommended good comics for kids before, and even good superhero comics for kids, but I just keep finding more good ones! So here’s another collection of the best we’ve found, all appropriate for elementary school and up. Grab that library card, get to the bookstore, whatever works! (New to my blog? All my kids’ comics recommendations are here, or… Read more »