On this episode (at 0:00 ), Paul starts with some shout outs and mentions.
Then (at 12:40 ), the next two weeks’ Syllabus. Join us to read:
"The Syllabus" for 3/26/2018: Critical Dystopias
“Vinland Saga” by Makoto Yukimura (Kodansha) and "Planetes" by Yukimura (Dark Horse)
"Monstress" by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda (Image)
Titan Graphic Novels: "Death of Stalin," "Beautiful Death," "Doctor Radar," "Lone Sloane," "Normandy Gold," "Dan Dare," "Fighting American."
“The Fourth World Omnibus” by Jack Kirby (DC)
“Islandborn" by Junot Diaz (Dial)
“The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America” by Jaime Hernandez (TOON)
Marvel Catch Up. Your recommendations?
Sequential & Small Press Sunday:
"Glow" by Ray Chou and Vincenzo Ferriero with art by Anny Maulina and Dia Jia: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1039309513/glow-1-2
Short Box from Comics and Cola: shortbox.bigcartel.com (pictured below)
Then (at 32:51 ) Paul is inspired by social movements and current trends to think about hard questions that artistic and literary texts can pose about the prospects of masculinities. His thoughts roam over "Why Art?" by Eleanor Davis, "Deathstroke" by Priest and artists (DC), "New Superman" by Gene Luen Yang and artists (DC), "Brazen" by Penelope Bagieu (First Second), "Slots" by Dan Panosian (Image), "Grass Kings" by Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins (Boom), "Atlas and Axis" by Pau (Titan), "Vinland Saga" by Makoto Yukimura (Kodansha), and "The Super Life of Ben Braver" by Marcus Emerson (Roaring Brook Press).
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