Comics Syllabus

--- Paul Lai ---

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. 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

  2. 2021-06-06 Static, Fire Power, Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon, and more

    The Comics Syllabus continues its return with… A new segment called “The Infinite Unlimited,” exploring comics available on subscription apps like DC Universe Infinite and Marvel Unlimited, beginning with the 1993 “Static” series that was part of the original Milestone Comics line. Co-written initially by Milestone founders Dwayne McDuffie and Robert ...

    06/06/2021

  3. PolyBagged for June 2, 2021

    This week in “PolyBagged,” our segment covering new comics in shops this past week, we discuss: “Fire Power” #12 (Image) “Dead Dog’s Bite” #4 (Dark Horse) “Nocterra” #4 (Image) “Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon” #6 (Marvel) …along with a huge list of honorable mentions for this week. Find the Comics Syllabus at its home at ...

    06/06/2021

  4. Infinite Unlimited: "Static" #1-5 on DCU Infinite

    A new segment called “The Infinite Unlimited,” exploring comics available on subscription apps like DC Universe Infinite and Marvel Unlimited, beginning with the 1993 “Static” series that was part of the original Milestone Comics line. Co-written initially by Milestone founders Dwayne McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III, Static is probably ...

    06/05/2021

  5. PolyBagged for May 29, 2021

    [VIDEO VERSION. For the audio version of this episode, check out the podcast feed or jump to https://paulflai.com/podcast/2021-05-29-the-dragon-path-and-other-new-comics/ ] The Comics Syllabus podcast returns, this time with a video version of our segments, including a weekly segment we’re calling “Polybagged,” where I talk up some of the new comics out this week ...

    05/30/2021