See you in 2015!

Folks, it's busy around here! I have a ton of lovely content just about ready to share with you... but I'm going to wait until January when I can do it right ....more

9 TOTALLY Fun Comics You Should Read!

There are certain comics I turn to for sheer entertainment. Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events? Yep! ...more

Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton (you know what they say about plans)

Candlewick Press publishes so many of our favorite kids books, and they were kind enough to send over Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton. You know that saying "no plan survives contact with the enemy?" That's this book in a nutshell, and it's really funny! ...more

4 Children's Books About Fairies That Adults Can Love Too

Fairies are possibly the most underrepresented imaginary population in quality children's picture books. I don't understand why. My son has always loved fairies, so it's taken extensive digging in the Austin Public Library catalog to create even this short list ....more

Holiday Gift Ideas for Geek Girls (Or Guys)... and a giveaway!

I started to write this as a personal wishlist post... and then I realized that just about everything I want might be great for lots of other geek girls and guys! So we'll call it a gift guide, and clearly I am helping you with your holiday shopping for the geeky people in your life ....more

15 Books Comics Fans Will Love

Greetings Planet Jinxatron readers! I am Brenda from Daily Mayo, and I am so happy to be writing here today! Comics and books are closely linked - yet for some reason, many comic lovers remain reading comics and many book lovers remain reading books ....more

My 4 Favorite Comics About Spies and Secret Agents

Dangerous missions! Conspiracies and betrayals! Fast cars! ...more

Getting To Yes

I'm not sure he quite gets how this trick is supposed to work... Boy Detective: You love me, right? Me: Yes ....more

5 Kids' Books About Boys That Adults Can Love Too

I am remiss! Back in 2013, I posted our list of favorite kids' books about awesome girls, but I haven't given the boys their spotlight! Let's remedy that ....more

10 Must-Read Comics About War

I don't watch many war movies, or read military history. These graphic novels about war, though? Some of my favorite comics ....more