Time Guardian, vol. 1

High school student Miu Asahina has a hard time managing her time. She just never seems to have enough of it. When she stumbles upon a shop that loans time in exchange for memories, she is captivated by the store’s…

Ray, vol. 1

Ray is a mysterious surgeon with X-ray eyes. Born on a body farm and genetically engineer to be a source of donor organs, she barely remembers her childhood. Now she travels around performing surgeries no one else has the skill…

Define classic

When I was considering speaking at New York Comic-Con, and in general considering what titles every library should stock, I began to think about how folks think of classics. A few articles, (this list of unfinishable books from The Guardian…

New York Comic-Con: From the geek in me

Top moment of the weekend: Ted Naifeh liked my t-shirt! It took all my self-control not to squee at him. And not just like, “Hey, I like your t-shirt,” but as in, “Wow, where did you get that?” Yi! And…more…

The S Word: A Censorship Rant

As a librarian and a comics fan, I know how hard it’s been for comics to achieve their newfound legitimacy in libraries. Most of the resistance actually comes from librarians, not from the public, but that could change. Now that…

Take a class with me!

It’s that time again — I’m teaching another online class with the lovely folks at Simmons College through their Continuing Education program! This time around I’m doing it solo (though many thanks to the fantastic Beth Gallaway and Linda Braun…