Comics Syllabus

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Comics Syllabus: Political Biographies with Ed Haynes; Prolepsis in Comics; Wait List

By | Feb 27, 2018 | Podcasts

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 particular comics works. [audio: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/405780624-twoplai-2018-02-27-political-bios-with-ed-haynes-prolepsis-and-futures-wait-list-w-sonny.mp3] Or download the podcast episode here. First, […]

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Comics Syllabus: Grace Gipson on “Concrete Park” and the Wait List with Sonny

By | Feb 13, 2018 | Podcasts

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 particular comics works. [audio: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/398807442-twoplai-18-02-13-concrete-park-with-grace-gipson-wait-list-with-sonny.mp3] Or download the podcast episode here. First, […]

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Comics Syllabus: Rachelle Cruz on “Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me” and “Elmer”

By | Jan 30, 2018 | Podcasts

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 particular comics works. [audio: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/391781256-twoplai-18-01-30-duran-duran-imelda-marcos-and-me-and-elmer-w-rachelle-cruz-the-syllabus.mp3] Or download the podcast episode here. First, […]

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Comics Syllabus: Ahead in 2018 with Matt Lune; Golden Kamuy by Satoru Noda; the Syllabus Returns

By | Jan 16, 2018 | Podcasts

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 particular comics works. [audio: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/384343820-twoplai-18-01-1-ahead-in-2018-with-matt-lune-golden-kamuy-by-satoru-noda-the-syllabus-returns.mp3] Or download the podcast episode here. First, […]

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Comics Syllabus 028 – On Black Bolt by Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward (Marvel); Pull Call

By | Dec 19, 2017 | Podcasts

On the “Pull Call” ( 8:22 ), Paul talks about several recent reads, including “Doomsday Clock” #1 (DC, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank), “Extremity” #9 (Image, Daniel Warren Johnson), “Dr. Stone” (Viz’s Weekly Shonen Jump, Riichiro Inigaki and Boichi), and “Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me” (Conundrum, Lorina Mapa). Then, ( 40:15 ) a deep […]

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Comics Syllabus 026 – On Catalyst Prime, Lion Forge’s New Superhero Universe, and Wait List

By | Dec 5, 2017 | Podcasts

Paul discusses the Catalyst Prime superhero sci-fi universe, published by Lion Forge, with titles like “Noble,” “Accell,” “Superb,” “Astonisher,” “The Incidentals,” and “Kino,” and featuring creators and editors like Joseph Illidge, Desiree Rodriguez, Joe Casey, Brandon Thomas, Alex De Campi, Christopher Priest, Sheena Howard, David F. Walker, Ray-Anthony Height, Damion Scott, Roger Robinson, Juan Fernandez, […]

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Comics Syllabus 025 – Best of 2017 with Matt Lune

By | Nov 28, 2017 | Podcasts

Multiversity’s Matt Lune joins Paul to talk about their year-end lists of favorite ongoing comics, original graphic novels, writers, artists, cover artists, and publishers… as well as the prospect of making and discussing these lists themselves! Welcome to the Comics Syllabus podcast, where we read widely and we dig deep. Your host Paul, a literacy […]

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Comics Syllabus 024 – Jason Shiga talks “Demon” (First Second); Best Miniseries 2017 with Wolf Warner

By | Nov 21, 2017 | Podcasts

( 9:35 ) Brooklyn teacher Wolf Warner (on Twitter @drewarner) runs through his best miniseries of 2017. ( 20:02 ) Then Jason Shiga joins us to talk about his recently completed “Demon” series from 2017, including some SPOILER-FILLED TALK! (BEWARE!)  NEXT WEEK: Lion Forge’s Catalyst Prime line. Welcome to the Comics Syllabus podcast, where we […]

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Comics Syllabus 023 – Empathy, Human Rights, Literacy, and Comics with John Schaidler, and “Lake of Tears Ghana”

By | Nov 14, 2017 | Podcasts

( 16:45 ) Multiversity’s John Schaidler talks with us about empathy, literacy, and comics and graphic novels like “Spinning,” “Arab of the Future,” “American Born Chinese,” “Persepolis,” and “Nimona.” ( 1:24:26 ) Then we talk to John about his work in education and literacy, and how it leads to his part in the “Lake of […]

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Comics Syllabus 022 – Southern Bastards w/ Brian Salvatore; Best of 2017 w/ Kevin Gregory

By | Nov 7, 2017 | Podcasts

Digging deep into “Southern Bastards” with DC3Cast and Multiversity Editor Brian Salvatore; Best of 2017 with Multiversity’s Kevin Gregory. 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 […]

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Comics Syllabus 021 – Silver Surfer by Slott and Allreds; Best of 2017 with Kent Falkenberg

By | Oct 31, 2017 | Podcasts

Studying “Silver Surfer” (Marvel Comics) by Dan Slott and Mike and Laura Allred; Multiversity’s Kent Falkenberg picks some of his favorites of 2017. 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 […]

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