Published: April 19, 2020
Resources and References for Teachers and Parents https://classroom.popcultureclassroom.org/resources/pcc-recommends/comics-101/
Published: March 2, 2020
“Something remarkable and game changing is being sparked in the alliance between comics and medicine. It’s becoming clear that these graphic narratives can deepen understanding, not only of facts but of feelings, between patients, family, and professionals. A spoonful of comics really does help the medicine go down.” – Paul Gravett, author of Comics Art and the editor of 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die Graphic Medicine is the use of comics in medical education and patient care. Graphic novels related to illness, aging, and other difficult topics are emerging as a robust and widely varied sub-genre of …
Published: December 22, 2019
Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)–Johnny Boo and the Ice Cream Computer, by James Kochalka (Top Shelf/IDW) Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12)–The Divided Earth, by Faith Erin Hicks (First Second) Best Publication for Teens (ages 13–17)–The Prince and the Dressmaker, by Jen Wang (First Second) Best Continuing Series Giant Days, by John Allison, Max Sarin and Julia Madrigal (BOOM! Box) Best Limited Series Mister Miracle, by Tom King and Mitch Gerads (DC) Best New Series Gideon Falls, by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (Image) Best Anthology–Puerto Rico Strong, edited by Marco Lopez, Desiree Rodriguez, Hazel Newlevant, Derek Ruiz, and Neil Schwartz (Lion Forge) …
Published: November 9, 2019
Comics Podcast Co-hosted by Vault of Midnight’s Nick Yribar, Curtis Sullivan, Marcus Schwimmer and produced by sound engineer Rachel Polk, Super Skull is timed to coincide with the release of new comics every Wednesday. The podcast focuses on comic book industry news and the hosts’ reviews of their favorite comics of the week. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.
Published: November 1, 2019
February 21 @ 7:00 pm – February 22 @ 5:00 pm EST Held every year on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, The Michigan State University Comics Forum is an event that brings together scholars, creators, and fans in order to explore celebrate the medium of comics, graphic storytelling, and sequential art. For more information and a map to the Forum location; http://www.comicsforum.msu.edu/ Emil Ferris is an American writer, cartoonist, and designer. Ferris debuted in publishing with her 2017 graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, a coming-of-age story of Karen Reyes, a girl growing up in 1960s Chicago. The book …
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