Kids' Comics Revolution!
By Jerzy Drozd and Dave Roman
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Cartoonists Jerzy Drozd and Dave Roman discuss all things related to comics and lit for kids. Featuring book talks by special guests and interviews with people who are working to fan the flames of the kids' comics revolution!
||CleanKCR! 14 – Video Games & Comics – Kids’ Eye View||El Deafo! Yotsuba!Super Smash Brothers, and more! We’ve had some terrific book talks on this show from kids on the comics they love. Some of you have even suggested that they’re the best part of the show. And why not?||2/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 13 – Cartoons to Comics, with Rafael Rosado||Giants Beware! Mermin! Rafael Rosado, and more! Comics and animation may share a lot of DNA. After all, the artists are clarifying their worlds through use of shape, size, line, and color. But unlike comics, animated cartoons have sound and motion!||9/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 12 – ALA Annual with Chris Giarrusso and Matt Phelan||Artist Alley! Storm in the Barn! G-Man! Secret Science Alliance! And More! Tabling at conventions is an integral part of how cartoonists promote their work. But now that the American Library Association has opened up an artist alley for graphic novelis...||9/20/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 11 – Aaron Renier & KCR! Award Winners LIVE at ALA Annual||Kids Comics Awards, Unsinkable Walker Bean, ALA GN Stage & more! We’re on the red carpet getting ready for a special awards edition of the Kids’ Comics Revolution! There are many awards for cartoonists and authors. The Harveys, The Eisners,||8/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 10 – Comics Make Readers, with The Nerdy Book Club||Nerdy Book Club! Kid Cartoonists! Comics in the classroom! & lots more! We’ve all heard someone say “well at least they’re reading,” as a defense of kids’ love of comics. And it’s true–comics can be a great inroad to developing a love of rea||8/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 09 – Kickstarting Your Graphic Novel||Kickstarter! Crowdfunding! Alexis Fajardo, and more! The internet has opened the doors wide, to both published and unpublished authors. And crowdfunding services like Kickstarter have made things even more exciting.||6/14/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 08 – Working for Peanuts||Peanuts! Snoopy! Charlie Brown! Alexis Fajardo, and more! Happiness is…a new episode of the Kids’ Comics Revolution! Many of us have daydreamed about working on a book featuring characters we grew up with. It’s a dream job, right?||3/29/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 07 – Superheroes with Gregg Schigiel||Spider-Man! Avengers! Hulk Smash! Stuff Said, and more! For a long time superheroes were synonymous with kids’ comics. Many of us fell in love with the medium through the genre. But why are superheroes so compelling? Is it wish fulfillment?||2/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 06 – School and Library Visits with Jarrett Krosoczka||Fullmetal Alchemist, Giants Beware!, Lunch Lady Comics, and more! We’ve talked about the importance of book launch parties in the past, but what about taking your show on the road? But how do you break into doing school and library visits?||11/30/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKCR! 05 – Zita the Spacegirl (Book Club)||Zita the Spacegirl! Ben Hatke! Book Reviews! Welcome to a special BOOK CLUB edition of Kids Comics Revolution! This episode is dedicated entirely to the graphic novel Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke, published by First Second Books. We hear from kids,||9/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|