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    Comics Syllabus 012 – Graphic Medicine with Matthew Noe & Jack Kirby New Gods Artist Edition

    By | August 29th, 2017
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    Welcome to the Comics Syllabus podcast, where we read widely and we dig deep. Your host Paul, a literacy researcher and English teacher, introduces curious readers to a range of current and classic comics, and then engages in closer discussion and analysis of a certain title with comics critics, creators, scholars, and teachers.

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    On this week’s Comics Syllabus podcast, Paul’s guest for the “General Ed” segment is Matthew Noe, medical librarian and specialist for graphic medicine, the use of comics for health care purposes. Matthew joins Paul to talk about what graphic medicine is and where it came from, offers some sources and resources in the field (see below), and discusses a few comics exemplifying graphic medicine in practice.

    Then, on the centenary of Jack “King” Kirby’s birth, Paul offers a discussion of the “Jack Kirby’s New Gods Artist Edition” from IDW. (Confession: this is a replay of an episode recorded last year.)

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    Resources from Graphic Medicine discussion with Matthew Noe

    Matthew Noe’s Graphic Librarian site: https://graphiclibrarian.wordpress.com/

    National Network of Libraries of Medicine Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits: https://nnlm.gov/ner/guides/graphic-medicine-book-club-kits


    UMich Graphic Medicine & Comics in Healthcare: http://guides.lib.umich.edu/graphicmedicine

    MK Czerwiec, Comic Nurse: http://comicnurse.com/

    Graphic Medicine examples Matthew shares with us

    “When I Returned: A Cartoonist and Veterans Project” (Center for Cartoon Studies): http://gumroad.com/l/whenireturned#

    “Raised on Ritalin: A Personal Story of ADHD, Medication, and Modern Psychiatry” by Tyler Paige: http://raisedonritalincomic.blogspot.com/

    “Pain is Really Strange” by Steve Haines: https://painisreallystrange.wordpress.com/

    “Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371” by MK Czerwiec (Penn State University Press): http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-07818-2.html

    Images below are from “Jack Kirby’s New Gods Artist Edition” from IDW.

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    Paul Lai


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