November 1, 2015

Episode 4 is out! COMIC BOOK NERDVANA!

Length 1:04:43
00:00:48 Comic Books and Graphic Novels in 741.5 with Ronya, JP, and Scott
- Our comic book pasts, featuring a lot of stuff from the 80's
- Graphic novels in other mediums
- Parsing grahic novel vs comic book vs picture book in publishing vs libraryland
- How the Comics Code Authority skewed our ideas about comics
- Cataloging and circulating graphic novels, etc.
- The wide variety of comics available
- Banning graphic novels
- Comics and women
- Comics as art and literature, with revisiting the Comics Code Authority
- A glancing mention of manga and anime
- What we are reading now
01:04:04 Stinger BINGO

Titles mentioned include Maus, Ghost World, iZombie, Batman, Walking Dead, Wolverine, X-Men, Spiderman, Sandman, Fun Home, Harold and the Purple Crayon, Captain Underpants, Calvin and Hobbes, Cartoon Guide to Physics, works of Harvey Pekar, Fatale, a host of independent titles, Persepolis, Dark Knight, works of R. Crumb, Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, Scout, Y: The Last Man, Saga, Sex Criminals, Ex Machina, From Hell, the works of Shakespeare in graphic novel format, Dragonball, Ranma 1/2, Chew, Lumberjanes, Revival, and Battle Pug

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