Comics/Graphic Novels

Oh, Comics! Podcast #5: Comics for Children-Type People

Paul Montgomery

Staff Writer

In addition to comics, Paul thrills to Frank Capra and kaiju movies, crime fiction, TV dramas, professional wrestling, and whatever the Muppets are doing at any given time (hopefully in combination with those other things). He tweets as @fuzzytypewriter

Oh, Comics! is a weekly chat about the wild and wooly world of comics, hosted by Paul Montgomery and Preeti Chhibber.

Oh, Comics! Podcast #5: Comics for Children-Type People
Preeti and Paul offer non-spoilery thoughts on Big Hero 6, and recommend a big heap of comics for those delightful miniature humans known as children.

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J. Gordon is Kickstarting some Bat-Armor. He’s already surpassed his goal of $1000. I’ve already recorded an interview with him, which you’ll hear on next week’s show.

We mention a number of comics for children on this episode, and are endeavoring to list them all here.

Bone: The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume by Jeff Smith
Walt Disney Uncle Scrooge And Donald Duck: The Don Rosa Library Vols. 1 & 2 Gift Box Set (The Don Rosa Library) by Don Rosa
Walt Disney’s Donald Duck Box Set: “Lost In The Andes” & “Trail Of The Unicorn” (The Carl Barks Library) by Carl Barks
Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
Smile and Sisters: The Box Set by Raina Telgemeier
Level Up by Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham
The Complete Peanuts 1950-1954 Box Set by Charles Schulz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Marvel Classics) by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young
TOON books
Elephant & Piggie by Mo Willems
Pigeon Books by Mo Willems
Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk by Dav Pilkey
Fangbone: Third Grade Barbarian by Michael Rex
Zita the Space Girl by Ben Hatke
Resistance by Carla Jablonski and Leland Purvis
Bone: Quest for the Spark by Tom Sneigoski and Jeff Smith
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye by Colleen AF Venable and Stephanie Yue
The Muppets Omnibus by Roger Langridge
Snarked by Roger Langridge


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