LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics Here's how it looked on the screen.The menu helped navigate the ‘convention floor’ with a series of talks and sessions and an ‘exhibit hall.’ These granted resources for librarians that filled them in on what[...]

Creators Discuss The Importance Of Libraries In Promoting Literacy

The series focuses specifically on libraries and educators, and presents new innovative ways to include comics and graphic novels in the educational process.On Thursday morning at the Creators, Libraries, and Literacy panel, librarians and educators got to meet Raina Telgemeier, Matt Holm, Molly Ostertag, Zander Cannon and Mike Lawrence and discuss the impact that libraries[...]

Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend In Birmingham If You're Wild About Comics

As an English Language and Literature teacher in a school that’s make-up is almost exclusively pupils of Pakistani, Bangladeshi or Somalian origin and for whom English is a secondary language, I can vouch for this from my first hand experience (there must be an article in there somewhere, surely) and can only applaud what Alex[...]