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Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred a Graphic Novel Adaptation - New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday pick is  Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred a Graphic Novel Adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings.  I have not read the original novel – partly because I tend to swipe left to books with a time-travel-science-fiction element.  1,017 more words

Reader's Advisory

"I Am Alfonso Jones" by Tony Medina Steps Into the Heart of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Alfonso Jones is psyched to be in his school’s Hip-hop Hamlet production. It will give him the opportunity to spend more time with his friend Danetta. 306 more words

Books + Comic Books

Literacy in Octavia Butler's "Kindred"

Note: For this post, I will use Duffy and Jennings’ adaptation of Butler’s Kindred. I have read Butler’s novel, but it has a been a few years. 1,195 more words

American Literature

Conveying Emotion in Duffy and Jennings' Adaptation of Octavia Butler's "Kindred"

One of the key aspects of reading comics and graphic novels is paying attention not just to the words but also to the visual images that accompany them. 1,292 more words

American Literature

2013: Afrofuturistic

John Jennings: cover art for Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy Culture
by Ytasha L. Womack (2013) (here)

John Jennings (Ireland)

John Jennings from Galway City, Ireland, sent us his “Manga Blue”. John is visual artist interested in manga, card art, haiku, poetry and flash fiction. He contributed his postal art to many various mail art projects as well as PaperGirl projects around the world.

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