Overview of some comics

Since the minor twitter outbreak stemming from Maureen Bakis’s original article fueled by Cathy Davidson’s subsequent post, (a huge thank you to both!) numerous folks have posted links to the interviews or other excerpts from my work. Very cool – grateful to all for the support. Occasionally though some of the reposts have been misconstrued…

Diamond Interview and…

A while back, Maureen Bakis, author of the Graphic Novel Classroom, visited my class at TC, and followed up with an e-interview of me. It’s just now published on Diamond Bookshelf’s site here. In the work, I share on my thoughts on comics and education, resources for teachers, and what i’m up to with a…

quick update

A lengthy stint of jury duty has delayed some updates here – but a few things. First up, check out this interview on graphic novel reporter with the super cool Maureen Bakis – teacher and author of the Graphic Novel Classroom, who visited my class back in the fall. Maureen was a great guest and…

Hastac Talk

Happy New Year! Fall of 2012 saw few updates to this site – but not because i wasn’t making new comics. Rather the opposite, I was immersed in two big projects that i’ll post more on soon, as well as lots of thinking on comics through the course I developed and taught this fall at…

On View: Seeing Red Feeling Blue

Thanks to an invite from Gan Golan (co-creator of Good Night Bush), my piece about the ridiculousness of red states and blue states made during the run-up to the 2008 presidential election is now on view as part of the Po Boy Art Gallery’s “The Comic Show/People’s Art of Portland” in Portland, Oregon. (Info here: http://poboyart.com/). I…

Hold Close (Tsunami Essay)

In the midst of the initial batch of headlines coming out of Japan, I found myself viscerally compelled to respond in some way. Perhaps on the second or third night after the tsunami hit, I had jotted down some notes about an initial idea for this piece, before going to sleep. I couldn’t sleep, and…

In Print!: Mind the Gaps

Another piece sees print this month, this time “Mind the Gaps” (which I first posted here) specifically created for my advisor Ruth Vinz’s (and co-author David Schaafsma’s) text Narrative Inquiry: Approach to Language and Literacy Research. My piece serves as the final chapter, initially a sort of “fable for the future” (as Ruth terms it)…