On the eighth episode of season two, Mike speaks with Stanford Carpenter about his interest in the relationship between comic books and anthropology. Plus, hear how Stanford has crossed paths and worked with with many names familiar to the podcast.
On the seventh episode of season two, Mike speaks with Stacey Robinson & Alverne Ball about their new graphic novel, Across the Tracks, remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre.
On the sixth episode of season two, Mike speaks with Rachel Humphrey, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science & Science Education at Saint Cloud State University, about pursuing a meteorology degree, comics as a medium and the relatability of Beast as a scientist. Yes, of course, they also discuss Storm.
On the fifth episode of season two, Mike speaks with Dr. Matthew Teutsch, Director of the Lillian E. Smith Center at Piedmont College, about his course on graphic memoirs and his upcoming book on Frank Yerby. They also discuss memorable panels, pages and moments in Christopher Priest’s Falcon, Luke Cage, Black Panther and more.
On the fourth episode of season two, Mike speaks with Anna Peppard about her work and interest in the representation of sexuality and gender in comics. Also, lots of love for Kurt Wagner.
This week on Comics School is a special edition Giant-Sized AERA Spectacular Roundtable discussing a cross-section of educational research and pop culture ranging from Big Mouth, Dr. Manhattan, Janet from the Good Place and elves.
On the second episode of season two, Mike speaks with Shawn Taylor from The Nerds of Color about his passion for comics.
COMICS SCHOOL is back! On the first episode of season two, Mike speaks with Tim Fielder about his work and being an afrofuturist.
“As an interdisciplinary teacher and scholar concerned with real and imagined urban landscapes, I integrate an historical understanding into investigations of contemporary culture.
We continue our conversation with Professor John Jennings about his work along with Dr. Damian Duffy on adapting the work of Octavia E. Butler as well as his forthcoming horror anthology Box of Bones. You don’t wanna miss this one.