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Gene Luen Yang

“Dennis Ouyang has always struggled in the shadow of his parents’ expectations. His path is laid out for him: stay focused in high school, become a gastroenterologist. 247 more words

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Clark Kent Undergoes "Kryptonite Chemotherapy" in the Excellent 'Superman' #48

I have had a love/hate relationship with Superman comics since DC Comics dropped the “New 52” branding last summer. Superman #40 (the last issue of  773 more words


Gene Luen Yang @ The Escapist

On Saturday, Gene Luen Yang visited The Escapist, a local comic book store in the Bay Area. This was a treat not only because of seeing a successful comic creator visiting his hometown, but also because of his new appointment as Ambassador of Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress and Every Child a Reader. 324 more words


My Year in Books

With a new year, I thought I might try to rev up the blog and give this thing another go.

I didn’t fulfill my goal for reading in 2015, … 657 more words

Book Reviews

Recent Reads: Displacement; Supermutant Magic Academy; Dial H

Last week’s reads include quite a few comic books/graphic novels. Some of which took me by surprise.

Displacement: a travelogue – Lucy Knisley


Knisley’s illustration style is always so pretty and pleasant. 878 more words


Thanks to Oceanside Library!

Had a blast chatting with Tony Iovino last night at Oceanside Library. Got a great opportunity to talk about comics, storytelling and community with someone who is providing a wealth of services to his neighborhood. 171 more words

The Papercut Kids

Top Ten Tuesday | What'd I Miss?

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

This Week’s Question :  What are the ten 2015 book releases that I didn’t get to? 67 more words