Library Con!: All the Comics Programming at ALA-Vegas! Now With Stan Lee!

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Every Winter, the American Library Association holds a conference in an arctic clime (Philadelphia, Boston) where awards are announced and some networking and training is held.   In the Summer, it’s usually someplace sweltering (although DC in June is not that bad).  Last year, it was held in Chicago.  This year, Vegas. [1]

Review: The Infinite Wait by Julia Wertz: bio, booze and books

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The Infinite Wait by Julia Wertz Koyama Press I have a complicated and knotty relationship with auto-bio comics, beset by apprehension and cynicism. There’s no doubt the genre produces some interesting material- Art Spiegelman, Seth, Robert Crumb, to name but a few, but more recently I’ve found a lot of it to be, quite frankly, boring. The […]

SDCC12: Watchtower Thursday: The Rest of the Story

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The other links from Thursday! Mitt Romney and the Mayor of San Diego! Science Fiction Libraries! E-books from Abrams! Finally, a sonic screwdriver which can open your car! LEGO superhero exclusives!

Book Con!: American Library Association Annual Conference 2012

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So what happens when a room full of librarians decide to hold a comic con? Quite a bit!

How to Save a Graphic Novel Library

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BY JEN VAUGHN – Sunday night, a heroic group of cartoonists clamored their way over rocks, train tracks and rushing waters to evacuate the Schulz Graphic Novel Library.

Well Said: Neil Gaiman

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Embedded in the carpet of the new Gungahlin Public Library in Canberra, Australia.