Phoenix Comics Launches the Quarantine Club For Kids (And Parents)

This is only the first day the kids of Great Britain have had off from school September seems a very long way away They were up at 7am, determined to get their planned school work for the day done by 1pm But then what? Well, at Casa Johnston we have been watching Upstart Crow in[...]

Raina Telgemeier Draws Crowds of Parents and Children at Midtown Comics Signing

Raina Telgemeier Draws Crowds of Parents and Children at Midtown Comics Signing

Her books outsell anything from Marvel or DC. Graphic Novels that Kids Love [caption id="attachment_1039687" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo: Adi Tantimedh[/caption]There are lots of graphic novels for children and middle schoolers out there, but none are as popular as Raina Telgemeier’s Share Your Smile is less a graphic novel per se, more a compilation of scenes from her[...]

Library of Congress Honors 50 Years (50! Ah-Ah-Aaaaahhhhh!) of 'Sesame Street'

Hooper passed away to Grover teaching kids about "near" and "far" - while nearly exhausting himself in the process (and here's a look at Grover giving that skit a 2019 upgrade): We’re honored that Sesame Workshop has entrusted the preservation of their decades of work to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting[...]

New Nickelodeon Line-Up Includes 'All That' Reboot, 'SpongeBob' Spinoffs… and John Cena?

Nickelodeon announced its sweeping programming slate on Thursday, which can best be described as having a little bit of something for everyone: something old (All That, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader), something new (Ryan’s Mystery Playdate), something borrowed (SpongeBob Squarepants spinoffs), something Blue's Clues - and a whole lot more in-between.Here's a look[...]

Fallout From Grover/F-Bomb Debacle: Will Sesame Street Get 7 Second Delay?

And after all these years, we thought it was Oscar who had the trash mouth… Apparently nostalgic for the good old days of debating dress colors (don't act like you weren't a part of that, too), an already embattled nation found themselves at both a moral and existential crossroads (not sure if that's even possible, […]

The Parenting Alicorn: 6 Kids' Shows You'll Like Too! Doctor Who, She-Ra, Teen Titans

Winter brings frigid temperatures, early sunsets, and long breaks from school for the kids I love to spend those cold winter evenings curled up on the couch with my little geeks watching television and drinking hot chocolate However, watching kids shows can be like slow, repetitive, grating water torture - except with singing and dancing[...]

Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie Share Their Backstory 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air' Style

So pick up your banana and take their call: they're coming for your throne -- and Rubber Duckie's ridin' shotgun!Possibly as a response to adults spending way too much time projecting their own interpretations, insecurities, and issues onto two Muppets whose only "ulterior motive" is to make your kids into better human beings, Sesame Street treated us to[...]

Let's Talk About MasterChef Season 14, Episode 1

The cooking competition series also happens in a grown-up version, hence the 'season 14' in the title, which is how DirectTV subscribers will see the series numbered (like me).Ok, that cleared up- FOX really loves Gordon Ramsay, as this is the fourth show the chef hosts on the network.  Junior is by far the most enjoyable of these[...]

Cosmo #2 cover by Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms

Cosmo #2 Review: A Charming and Energetic Comic for Kids

It very much looks like a sci-fi kids' cartoon Tracy Yardley does a good job with expressions and bringing a lot of energy to the visuals Plus, Matt Herms’s color work is a unique palette focusing on blues and purples Both artists’ styles coincide very well, and the overall comic looks great.Cosmo is a fun and[...]

katie cook at nycc 2017

Katie Cook Teaches Kids To Draw At NYCC

Bleeding Cool contributor Rich Epstein was at NYCC 2017 checking out the annual Katie Cook event:New York Comic Con isn't just for adults — there's plenty for kids to do, as well One of the more fun events every year is Katie Cook hosting a how-to session teaching youngsters how to draw some of their[...]

Cosplaying Kids At SDCC '15 Really Watch The Most Inappropriate Films & TV (VIDEO)

There are a lot more kids watching Mad Max: Fury Road and the Walking Dead TV show than I was previously aware of, exhibiting detailed knowledge of death, murder and zombie killing.. well, I suppose it is San Diego Comic Con.Thanks to Kendra Pettis for being brave enough to face the little horrors.[youtube][/youtube]And make sure you[...]

Hand Out Comics, Not Candy, Tonight

We always have a gaggle of kids at 8 Robin Hood Lane in Kingston Vale, London, every Hallowe'en Why? Because a few years ago I decided to give out comics books instead of comics, sweets and candy at Hallowe'en Aiming to rot brains rather than teeth.And while the kids know they can get sweets[...]

IDW's Sampler For Kids This Autumn – While Rocket And Figment Get More Printings

IDW are making a Bqck To School Kids Edition sampler of their published  Skylanders, Angry Birds, My Little Pony and Cartoon Network comics.And then throwing in sneak peeks of TMNT/Ghostbusters and Edward Scissorhands while they're at it Ask your comic store owner if he or she will be getting any in.And some Prints Charming news for your Marvel all ages titles:[...]

ComiXology, You Know, For Kids

ComiXology have just upgraded their Kids-Only version of their web reader, Comix 4 Kids, to make it synch with your existing grown up adult ComiXology collection, but cutting out all those naughty comic books with bad words, rude bits and heads being eaten by zombies.Perfect for My Little Pony, Tiny Titans and.. um...I jest[...]

Kids And Violence In Today's Comics. Literally, Today's Comics.

Last night I had a talk with my daughter about not hitting people. "Spider-Man does it" she replied. I explained that Spider-Man was just a fun story, that it isn't real and that, anyway, Spider-Man was fighting bad guys like thieves and robbers. "But Sally stole my sweets." I can see the conversations continuing long […]

Dan Slott To Write More Spider-Man Comics, You Know, For Kids

Bleeding Cool has been telling you that Marvel was to launch a new series of kids comics based on their TV cartoons for a while now, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Adventures and Ultimate Spider-Man Adventures But we didn't tell you who was writing and drawing them Because we didn't know.But now we do And it's[...]