It is seldom that my interest in digital library collections and comic books intersect, but when they do I am always delighted. I stumbled across the Government Comics collection at University of Nebraska-Lincoln today.
This collection has a variety of comic books, ranging from Captain America Goes to War against Drugs to Don’t be [...]
One of my favorite library blogs, Tales from the Liberry went on hiatus some time ago. But now it is back in podcast form! You can give the first episode a listen, as it details the misadventures of our hero as he finds something unexpected in the book return. Here’s the new podcast version of [...]
Amber by Night by Sharon Sala and Mayu Takayama
I’m always on the lookout for fictional portrayals of librarians so there was no way I wasn’t going to read Amber by Night after reading this summary: Amelia is a typical bookworm librarian. But she has a secret. At night, she works as a provocatively [...]
First Second is releasing some graphics from the creator of Americus in support of Banned Books Week. They look cute:
The new issue of Cites and Insights has an excerpt of the book But Still They Blog: The Liblog Landscape 2007-2009, click on over for the PDF if you enjoy reading some interesting number crunching about library blogs. I find it a little odd to be included in the project, just because I don’t tend [...]
ALA’s Direct Dispatch blog has a Save Our Library poster available for download that was drawn by the Fillbach Brothers.
Here at the Good Comics For Kids Panel!
It has quite the impressive handout listing resources.
Brigid introduces panelists, and her own blog Manga Blog, the morning newspaper of the manga blog world. She discovered that there was a lack of kids comics blogs and started one. Was approached after running the 9 months [...]
I’m getting ready to go to ALA for the first time in several years! If you’re going to be at the conference and want to meet up, let me know!
I will start out by saying that I am an unabashed fan of the Library War franchise. What is there not to love about stories where librarians fight censorship with machine guns? In Japan there are the original Library War novels, the shoujo and seinen manga versions of the story, the anime, and random [...]
I wanted to do a mini-round up of things related to the GGNT list.
Graphic Novel Reporter has a roundtable discussion explaining the history behind the list.
Over at Good Comics for Kids, a discussion of some of the titles that made it onto the list.
I was happy to see that the title I [...]