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No Bill, No Break

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

A celebrated novel life that is graphic becomes a graphic novel celebrated. The racial violence John Lewis has experienced was graphic. The racist verbal assaults John Lewis has experienced were graphic.

Why Straight Men Should Care About Gay Superheroes

Bryan Pierce | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Bryan Pierce

With the loss of the only gay male lead in a mainstream comic book series, it leaves a hole in the social consciousness of America. If mainstream studios won't create comic books with gay leading characters, then it's up to independent authors to create them.

A Graphic Novel Is In The Works To Show How Science And Faith Can Coexist

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.14.2016 | Religion

Religion and science are often pitted against one another as supposedly irreconcilable foes. But that isn't the whole picture. In fact, 51 percent of...

These Graphic Novel Authors Illustrate The Struggle Of Being Gay And In Love In Iran

The Huffington Post | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 02.29.2016 | World

In their best-selling graphic novel Zahra’s Paradise, Amir Soltani and Khalil Bendib captured the 2009 demonstrations in Tehran, Iran. Now, they're ...

LIVING LEVEL-3: Iraq, Chapter 4

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.22.2016 | World
Joshua Dysart

The World Food Programme and writer Joshua Dysart have teamed up to create a graphic novel highlighting the work of the organization's humanitarian ai...

Living Level 3: Iraq -- Chapter 1

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.22.2016 | World
Joshua Dysart

The World Food Programme and writer Joshua Dysart have teamed up to create a graphic novel highlighting the work of the organization's humanitarian ai...

New Graphic Novel Tells Capture and Survival Story of Pacific Northwest

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.06.2016 | Books
Kate Kelly

Captive of Friendly Cove tells the true story of young British metalworker, John Rodgers Jewitt, who accepts a job on the American trading ship, Boston, in 1802. What follows is an exciting adventure story about exploration, indigenous people and the clash between white traders and the local people.

Getting Things Done With Moon Power

Constance Stellas | Posted 09.10.2016 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

When I first had the idea for my Astro Hero series the New Moon had just begun. This was on June 10, 2010. Of course, I noticed the date because I wanted to use the moon's energy to boost my energy and creativity. And you can too.

The Upcoming Super Moon August 29

Constance Stellas | Posted 08.26.2016 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

An ancient astrologer taught: "As Above So Below," meaning that the motion of the stars, planets, Sun, and Moon above have influences and consequences on life below on earth.

This Silly Comic Tackles The Serious Issues Of Philosophy

Thought Matters | Posted 08.12.2016 | Arts
Thought Matters

Playfulness continues to be present in every instance of philosophical thinking -- we just don't always notice it. And only by playing with assumptions, no matter how dear, can philosophy push inquiry forward.

Graphic Novel 'The Tragedy Series' Illustrates Life's Many Absurdities

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.19.2015 | Books

Imagine a pair of star-crossed lovers, kept apart only by one's darkest secret -- instead of hands, she has a huge, unwieldy pair of lobster claws. To...

Movie Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service -- Bloody Entertaining

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When James Bond rebooted with Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, the blend of old-school spy tale and modern-action sensibility seemed right -- if still a little restrained. Imagine now what would happen if James Bond were put in the hands of someone who was willing to not just rethink the secret-agent film but blow it up all together.

4 Things I Learned When I Wrote Macbeth

Ian Lendler | Posted 12.08.2014 | Books
Ian Lendler

For me, Macbeth is the play that I co-wrote with Shakespeare. Okay, technically I just adapted it into a graphic novel for kids, but by sticking my head under the hood and seeing how the play's engine worked, I learned some interesting things along the way.

Yoga Deepens Its Roots in the West

Ravé Mehta | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ravé Mehta

What happens when over 3,000 yoga practitioners converge in the middle of the high desert to celebrate four days of yoga, kirtan, and music? Bhakti F...

A Graphic Novella Tribute To Arcade Fire's 'Funeral'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts

Arcade Fire's beloved 2004 album "Funeral" turns 10 years old this week. According to Wondering Sound senior editor Jayson Greene, it's a "seismic eve...

Graphic Novel Perfectly Captures Post-Grad Life

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.02.2014 | Books

The rise of the realist graphic novel is a logical shift for the genre; who says comics need to be funny or fantastic? With his debut book Shoplifter,...

These Stereotypes About OkCupid Are Totally True

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.15.2014 | Books

Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel, a new graphic novel that humorously catalogs the tribulations of post-divorce dating, has been lauded as "Girls" for grown...

This Graphic Novel Is The Abortion Story That Needs To Be Heard

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

It's a handbook for something hard, artist Leah Hayes writes on Kickstarter. It's a "very special illustrated book," she adds. It's a "graphic novel ...

STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

J. J. Grandville and His Fantastic Creatures

Boria Sax | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Boria Sax

They give new dimensions to what might otherwise be stereotypes. People are bestial while animals are human. Comic characters are sad, and tragic ones are funny. Nothing is ever what you expected.

Learning from Arthur: New Research on Anti-bullying Awareness

Julie Dobrow | Posted 04.26.2014 | Education
Julie Dobrow

As the platform of broadcast television continues to be melded with interactive platforms like graphic novels, it becomes ever more important to design research that will explore whether educational messages can be more powerfully reinforced.

Tesla Comic Inspires STEM Learning

Ravé Mehta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Education
Ravé Mehta

If we are to truly solve our energy crisis, then we must engage a lot more children today in learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With our current education system, we are going in the opposite direction.

JFK and the Unspeakable as a 'Comic' Book -- A Good Thing?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Jerry Ashton

One man in particular feels that what has been missing to this point has been a rendering of a major book in graphic novel. That person is Seth Reuben Jacobson, co-author along with the illustrator, Oliver Hine.

Classic Children's Book Turned Into Graphic Novel

Hope Larson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Hope Larson

All that time living inside Ms. L'Engle's story has changed my work, and changed me, in ways I don't fully understand. My universe is bigger now, more layered, deeper-and yet, the far places are not so far away.

PHOTOS: 'The Art Of War' Graphic Novel

Kelly Roman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Kelly Roman

By 2007, I had spent a year writing full time for the first time in my life, struggling to identify the best approach to adapting Sun Tzu's The Art of War into a graphic novel.