We certainly can’t list all of them, but here are a few that are knocking our socks off! Emily Carroll creates graphic novels for lovers of gothic horror. Cecil Castellucci has won a bunch of awards for her many excellent comics! Svetlana Chmakova uses manga-inspired art to tell awesome stories for young people. Natasha Donovan … Continue reading Canadian Women Creating Comics 4 Kids + Teens
There are a lot of great LGBTQ2S+ comics out there and I haven’t read them all, but these are some of my faves. I started this list and it grew way too long, so I’ll be doing an LGBTQ Manga list at another time. I also love to get recommendations in the comments! If you’re … Continue reading LGBTQ2S+ Comics 4 Kids + Teens
Here is a smattering of recommendations for kids + teens that love comics and cooking! Some of the books on this list are manga, and this list is just the tip of the ice-cream-berg when it comes to food/cooking manga out there! Check out your local library or comic shop for more options. Ages 8+ … Continue reading Comics That Cook!
Comics for kids + teens about science + technology! My usual disclaimer that all these lists are just some of my favourites and that I’d love to hear about yours in the comments! Also, don’t forget about Science Literacy Week, happening all across Canada Sept 21-27, 2020! All Ages Little Tails series By Frederic Brremaud … Continue reading Sequential Science
Andrew is a comic book creator and illustrator based in Halifax, NS His works include: The Rock and Roll Rolex (Distinguished Favourite – Picture Book, Independent Press Awards 2020), Longger Jo takes on the Bully, Good Question, Learning to Teach Young Children. You can find him at: Facebook: /AndrewJacksonObol All images used with permission from the … Continue reading Interview with Andrew Jackson Obol
Joanne is a comic book creator based in Edmonton, AB Joanne is the creator of Artificial Intelligence (college newspaper comic), Gothbunnies (webcomic), Mellapants (webcomic), and Wintertide (print comic). When did you first become interested in creating comics?When I was a kid! I loved to draw and I loved to read and I loved to copy … Continue reading Interview With Joanne Wojtysiak
Tayson is a comic book creator based in Edmonton, AB. His works include: Work: Box Boy (graphic novel), Parker Purr: Cat Adventurer, Bedtime Tails, The Legendary: Winter, Active Animals The Game, Thunder Frog (artist), Kids (comic strip) You can find him at:Instagram: tayson_martindaleFacebook: /taysonmartindaleTwitter: @tadmartindale All images used with permission from the artist When did … Continue reading Interview with Tayson Martindale
This list will be continually re-assessed as new books come out and possibly take older contenders out of the picture. The current list was done in July of 2020. I wasn’t able to find any Canadian kids/teen manga creators, but if you know of any, please let me know in the comments! Here they are, … Continue reading Top 10 Canadian Comics 4 Kids + Teens
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