Raina Telgemeier

Women and Children Were The Big Comics Moneymakers in 2014
Women and Children Were The Big Comics Moneymakers in 2014
Brian Hibbs has put up his great yearly analysis of the Bookscan numbers over at Comic Book Resources, and they reflect a change that's slowly dawning on many people in comics right now: books for women and children are where the money is. Nine of the top twenty books sold and tracked by Bookscan last year were by women, and twelve of the top twenty were books for kids.
CBLDF's Guide 'Raising a Reader' Gets New Printings
CBLDF's Guide 'Raising a Reader' Gets New Printings
While the CBLDF's primary mission is legal defense (as per their name), they also offer valuable educational tools. This includes Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read, a guide aimed at parents and educators. Written by Dr. Meryl Jaffe and featuring art by Raina Telgemeier and Matthew Holm, this great resource teaches adults how to engage kids in the comics medium. While a US version has been available for a while now, the CBLDF is doing a new US printing as well as their first ever UK printing (in British English). Both versions will be available in May.
The Seven Most Amazingly Shojo Moments In "X-Men: Misfits"
The Seven Most Amazingly Shojo Moments In "X-Men: Misfits"
The recently released "X-Men: Misfits" by Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, and AnZu is the second book to come out from a deal allowing Del Rey to produce Original English Language manga stories starring Marvel characters. The first, "Wolverine: Prodigal Son," hit shelves last year, and while that book was based around the speed-lines and karate face-kicks of action manga, "M
Sixth Grade Comic Creators Adapt Their Favorite Video Games
Sixth Grade Comic Creators Adapt Their Favorite Video Games
As a kid who got into comics thanks, in part, to Archie Comics' "Sonic the Hedgehog," I have to say that Kotaku's glimpse into the innocence of sequential art creation is a wonderful sight. The sixth grade students who attend comic creator Raina Telgemeier's Afterschool Comics Workshop (which, ironically, Kotaku misspelled as "Worship") were given a mission: Create a short comi