Category Archives: comic books

Jason Reynold’s “Long Way Down” to Take Graphic Novel Form

Jason Reynolds’s powerhouse novel Long Way Down came out in October 2017. It’s about a fifteen-year-old boy named Will whose brother is shot and killed. He feels responsible to seek vengeance on the killer. He takes the elevator down eight floors

Jason Reynold’s “Long Way Down” to Take Graphic Novel Form

Jason Reynolds’s powerhouse novel Long Way Down came out in October 2017. It’s about a fifteen-year-old boy named Will whose brother is shot and killed. He feels responsible to seek vengeance on the killer. He takes the elevator down eight floors

“What It Is” Is an Extraordinary Reading Experience

How do you use words alone to discuss a book that uses printed images, collaged with printed words, fused with original drawings and handwritten words? How can I explain the unique quality of a page the size of a sheet

“What It Is” Is an Extraordinary Reading Experience

How do you use words alone to discuss a book that uses printed images, collaged with printed words, fused with original drawings and handwritten words? How can I explain the unique quality of a page the size of a sheet

Houston: 1st Annual Lair Con! Image Comics, Makers Space, Cosplay & More!

The Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy Store is hosting their first convention,  Lair Con on Saturday, August 25, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is family friendly and completely FREE. There will be events for all ages including a devoted

Houston: 1st Annual Lair Con! Image Comics, Makers Space, Cosplay & More!

The Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy Store is hosting their first convention,  Lair Con on Saturday, August 25, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is family friendly and completely FREE. There will be events for all ages including a devoted

My First Podcast Interview! I Give Tips on How to Help Kids Choose Books and I Share Some Favorite Titles

It was my honor to be included in a podcast with this mission statement: “In this podcast, we share conversations with librarians, educators, and readers about the children’s books that can be bridges across our cultural divides…the books that can

My First Podcast Interview! I Give Tips on How to Help Kids Choose Books and I Share Some Favorite Titles

It was my honor to be included in a podcast with this mission statement: “In this podcast, we share conversations with librarians, educators, and readers about the children’s books that can be bridges across our cultural divides…the books that can

“BARRIER” is a Breakthrough 5 Shot Comic About the Texas-Honduras Border

Barrier has achieved the incredible task of not only telling a unique, compelling and timely story but telling it boldly while putting a new demand on readers- the books need to be read sideways. The first book in the series was

“BARRIER” is a Breakthrough 5 Shot Comic About the Texas-Honduras Border

Barrier has achieved the incredible task of not only telling a unique, compelling and timely story but telling it boldly while putting a new demand on readers- the books need to be read sideways. The first book in the series was

Houston Comic & Pop Culture Fans- New Con This Saturday!

Tomorrow Tomball Lone Star Library is hosting a brand new con! All details at http://www.hcpl.net – look under locations and select Tomball!

Houston Comic & Pop Culture Fans- New Con This Saturday!

Tomorrow Tomball Lone Star Library is hosting a brand new con! All details at http://www.hcpl.net – look under locations and select Tomball!

Kindness and Creativity Save the Day In “Crafty Cat and the Great Butterfly Battle”

Birdie and Anya both want to be the butterfly in the school play about insects. The problem is, there can only be one butterfly. Anya insists on playing the butterfly and Birdie agrees to be the caterpillar. Birdie has an

Kindness and Creativity Save the Day In “Crafty Cat and the Great Butterfly Battle”

Birdie and Anya both want to be the butterfly in the school play about insects. The problem is, there can only be one butterfly. Anya insists on playing the butterfly and Birdie agrees to be the caterpillar. Birdie has an