Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Podcast #9: Emerald City Comic-Con, plus Gender and Sexism in Comics

In episode 9, Jack and Amanda discuss Emerald City Comic-Con as well as gender and sexism issues in comics:

Recommended Reads:
  • Andre the Giant: Life and Legend by Box Brown
  • Gotham Central by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka
Emerald City Comic-Con
Gender and Sexism in Comics Resources:
Interview with Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch of Rat Queens
Interview with Royden Lepp of Rust

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Podcast #8: Adult Literacy and Comics

In Episode 8, Jack and Amanda welcome special guest, Morgan Rose Pershing of Santa Clara City Library:

Jack, Amanda and Morgan discuss:

Recommended Reads:
  • Rat Queens by Kurtis J. Wiebe
  • Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction
  • Peter Panzerfaust by Kurtis J. Wiebe
  • Velvet by Ed Brubaker
  • Winter Solider by Ed Brubaker
  • Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
  • Saga by Brian K. Vaughan
Comics: Our Origin Stories; Related Reads
Adult Literacy and Comics with Morgan Rose Pershing & Related Reads:
Morgan also mentions The Learner conference.
And check out Mrogan’s original presentation on her project: MP3 and the Eureka! Leadership Institute.