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What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin I just confirmed that the lovely and talented Noelle Stevenson (aka gingerhaze of all the adorable Avengers fanart) will be able to join my panel on fandom, comics, fanart and libraries at ALA next weekend.  Yay!  Now if I can just…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Apologies for the delay!  Technical difficulties… Robin I’m really happy that my various panels are really shaping up for ALA Annual!  Through the work of the Graphic Novel Member Initiative Group (aka GN MIG), I’ve got panels on: Animation &…

Survey: Fanworks & Libraries

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As part of my professional research, I am conducting a survey on the connections between fan works (including fan fiction, fan art, and fan videos), literacy, authorship, libraries, and storytelling.  And I want your input! I am hoping to hear…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Jenny My smiles this week aren’t very exciting, either, but they did the trick.  😛  Despite having stupidly pulled a muscle in my back, I managed to get comfy long enough to watch my weekly handful of happiness-generating shows. Among them was…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Andrew This week I’m happy that I’m officially lined up to do a presentation about graphic novels for adults at this year’s Iowa Library Association conference! For the past few years I’ve appreciated the good selection of presenters on teens’…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin Faith Erin Hicks’s comic recap of TCAF at Tor.com.  I too am still craving good Korean BBQ. Also, I just found out that I apparently convinced my local high school to include the excellent Zahra’s Paradise by Amir and Khalil on…

Rave: The Legend of Korra

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It should come as no surprise that we here at No Flying No Tights were waiting for the sequel to the beloved Avatar the Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, just as eagerly as any of the legions of fans…

TCAF 2012 Handouts

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For those lucky folks who attended TCAF this past weekend and attended the two panels I participated in but unfortunately left without our useful handouts, here they are, conveniently downloadable in PDF. From the Friday TCAF Librarian and Educator Day panel…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin Mine is really simple: I’m going to TCAF!  And I’ll be hanging with Snow, Eva, and many of my favorite comics people.  And I will hopefully score some Tony Cliff artwork… Emily Finally got a start on Nabari no Ou… I…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin I’m going to be a dork and say it’s this image, from Noelle Stevenson’s tumblr, that made me grin the widest. I think pretty much everyone I know would be pleased as punch to be sandwiched between Jeremy Renner and Tom…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Russ I’m amazed I saw this, considering I never update my own Twitter feed, but it was retweeted by folks I follow:  Perhaps the best BBC News caption you will ever, ever see:   It’s not often Alan Moore can make…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Jenny I am super happy this week that Crunchyroll has picked up the simulcast rights to the new Shinichiro Watanabe / Yoko Kanno collaboration Kids on the Slope–starting April 12, Thursdays are gonna be happy, 60s jazz-filled days for the next 13 weeks! …

Check out the Eisner Award Nominees

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We here at NFNT are always excited to see the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominations arrive every year (as we have two past judges on staff, speculation and discussion is particularly fun.)  As one of those past judges (my…