Comics Syllabus

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Comics Syllabus: 205 Kevin Huizenga’s “The River at Night” and CXC Columbus with Johnny Hall

By | Oct 8, 2019 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. This week’s Comics Syllabus podcast features a discussion of Kevin Huizenga’s “The River at Night” (Drawn + Quarterly) with good friend of the podcast Johnny Hall. Johnny and Comics Syllabus host Paul met up at Cartoon Crossroads (CXC) Columbus, had a chance […]

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Comics Syllabus: 204 Reviews of “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier & “Simon and Louise” by Max de Radigués

By | Sep 24, 2019 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. For kids and middle grade readers: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier (Graphix) And for teens and young adults: “Simon and Louise” by Max de Radigués (Conundrum). In this pilot episode of “Comics PLEASE! Kids Graphic Novels and YA Comics for Parents, Librarians, Educators, […]

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Comics Syllabus: 203 Kids Series- “Best Friends,” “Mighty Jack & Zita,” and “Hilda & the Mountain King”

By | Sep 10, 2019 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. “Best Friends” by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham! “Might Jack and Zita the Spacegirl” by Ben Hatke! “Hilda and the Mountain King” by Luke Pearson! This week, @TwoPlai is joined by his first (and admittedly favorite) guest host of the new Comics […]

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Comics Syllabus: 202 On “King of King Court” by Travis Dandro, plus NCBD Notes

By | Aug 27, 2019 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. First, @TwoPlai offers an analysis of “King of King Court” by Travis Dandro (Drawn & Quarterly), an affecting graphic memoir employing comics’ repertoires of subjective narrative to explore the experience of growing up with family, addiction, love, and pain. Then, a rundown […]

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Comics Syllabus: On “Hot Comb” by Ebony Flowers

By | Aug 13, 2019 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. On the return of the Comics Syllabus podcast, we talk about “Hot Comb” by Ebony Flowers (Drawn & Quarterly), a memoir in vignettes about Flowers coming-of-age in the Baltimore area black community as a young woman and her experiences surrounding hair, touching […]

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Comics Syllabus: Farewell for Now

By | Jul 3, 2018 | Podcasts

A farewell… for now. Paul is redirecting his podcasting energies to start “Mother Box: A New Gods and Jack Kirby’s Fourth World Podcast” with Matt Lune, as well as to appear weekly on the Comics Alternative and pursue other endeavors. This episode is a fond farewell as the Comics Syllabus podcast goes on indefinite hiatus, […]

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Comics Syllabus: Chad Sell on “Cardboard Kingdom”

By | Jun 12, 2018 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. Chad Sell, the creator and artist of the wonderful new all-ages graphic novel, “The Cardboard Kingdom” (Penguin Random House), joins Paul to tell the inspiring origin story of the book, co-written with a team of contributors. Just as Chad and many other […]

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Comics Syllabus: The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel (Enfant/Drawn and Quarterly)

By | May 22, 2018 | Podcasts

On today’s Comics Syllabus podcast, Cohost Kid comes on to talk about Elise Gravel’s “The Mushroom Fan Club” from Enfant/Drawn and Quarterly. Let’s dig deep! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Or download the podcast episode here. Subscribe and follow the Comics Syllabus podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Soundcloud, or copy this RSS […]

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