I was, in my day, particularly fond of John Christopher’s Tripods trilogy, which combined “boy’s own adventure” with post-apocalyptic science fiction.
If there ever were a comic that was a summer time fading into fall read, it’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch (Archie Comics, 2019). If I had read it before writing, “Summer Fun Time Reading ’19,” it would definitely have ended up on the list. And it was a […]
The Internet Archive has the first three issues of Warren Publishing’s Teen Love Stories for your entertainment and edification.
“Fifty years ago this spring, the best selling young adult novel of all time was published to adulation and outrage. This was 1967, so youth culture was not exactly new, but something about the plain, emotional voice of The Outsiders did away with the grownups’ interference and spoke […]
At Syfy Wire, Sara Century chooses her own demise in a variety of choose-your-own adventure books! “There was an awful lot of not entirely age-appropriate stuff in those books — for instance, the copious number of violent deaths. From being rocketed down a chute into a crocodile’s mouth […]
Usually, when I share my “10 Comics I Liked” lists, I try to write about comics I haven’t written about before or at least haven’t written about during the year. This time, I come back to a couple titles I have written about before. I guess I can’t […]
Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar talks about the critical need for LGBTQIA characters in children’s programming. “By including LGBTQIA content and characters in G-rated entertainment for kids, you tell kids when they’re young that they belong in this world. You can’t not tell them that. There can’t be […]