Comics Syllabus

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A comics and graphic novels appreciation podcast, where literacy educator Paul Lai (@twoplai) reads widely and digs deep in search of the socio-cultural, literary, and artistic significance of comic books, including superhero media, graphic novels, all-ages comics, and comic shop single issues. For comics fans, teachers, librarians and parents, and young readers alike.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Polybagged for June 16, 2021

    On our “Polybagged” segment for the week of June 16, 2021, Paul discusses new comics in shops this week that he picked up, including: “Home” #3 (Image) by Anta and Wieszczyk “The Many Deaths of Laila Starr” #3 (Boom!) by Ram V and Andrade “Rangers of the Divide” #2 (Dark Horse) by Megan ...

    06/19/2021

  2. Polybagged for June 9, 2021

    On our “Polybagged” segment for the week of June 9, 2021, Paul discusses new comics in shops this week that he picked up, including “Good Asian” #2 (Image), “X-Men” #21 (Marvel), “Wonder Woman” #775 (DC), “Eve” #2 (Boom!), and “Far Sector” #12 (DC/Young Animal). Let’s keep reading! Find the weekly audio podcast ...

    06/13/2021

  3. "Black Star" by Glover and Jovellanos (Megascope) review

    On this Comics Syllabus segment, we review the graphic novel “Black Star” by Eric Anthony Glover and Arielle Jovellanos. “Black Star” is from the new Megascope imprint of Abrams ComicArts, spotlighting comics by and about people of color (see Paul’s review of “After the Rain” here). “Black Star” is ...

    06/13/2021

  4. 2021-06-13 Black Star by Glover and Jovellanos, and New Comics This Week

    We start this new weekly episode of the Comics Syllabus audio podcast with a review of the graphic novel “Black Star” by Eric Anthony Glover and Arielle Jovellanos (at 7:53). “Black Star” is from the new Megascope imprint of Abrams ComicArts, spotlighting comics by and about people of color (see ...

    06/13/2021

  5. What the Feed? Intro to Week of June 12th

    Subscribers/followers of Comics Syllabus, thanks for your patience as we figure out how to integrate video segments to our originally audio-only podcast. This episode is to clarify the video and audio podcast feeds (so far!) for our show, which is all about reading widely and digging deep in the world ...

    06/12/2021