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- 00:31 – Introduction
- 03:51 – Greetings and apologies
- 05:36 – Good Night, Planet
- 13:15 – The Dam Keeper
- 24:59 – Misfit City
- 39:30 – A look back at 2017 in young reader comics
- 56:56 – Wrap up
- 57:25 – Contact us
New and Review
It’s the end of the year, and for their December episode of the Young Readers series, Gwen and Paul discuss three exciting titles as well look back at the past year’s releases. They begin by discussing Liniers’s Good Night, Planet, part of Françoise Mouly’s TOON Books series. After that they look at Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi’s The Dam Keeper, recently released from First Second. Then they wrap up with a comic-book series, Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, Kurt Lustgarten, and Naomi Franquiz’s Misfit City (BOOM! Box).
They also take a look back at 2017, where both Gwen and Paul discuss what they consider the best of comics of the year for young readers.