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Five Simple Things It’s Easy to Overlook About Comics

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At ALA Midwinter, one of the people in attendance asked how many librarians in the audience still encounter opposition from parents, teachers, or school administrators in promoting and collecting comics. I was astounded to see the majority of the librarians in the audience raise their hands.

ALA 2012, Graphic Novels, and Literacy: A Chat with the Inimitable John Shableski

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“The next critical element in all of this? Reading specialists. When we see the formation of a group of reading specialists along the lines of the ALA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens committee, then the game is really going to hit a new gear…”