As I mentioned before, I travel quite a bit for work and I'm always on the look out for evidence of comics culture in my everyday life. Sometimes the evidence is a bit of a stretch but other times, comics culture is abundantly found without much effort. Such was the case during my recent visit to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Even before I landed at Sao Paulo's international airport (GRU) I had my first comic culture moment. The call letters for the airport GRU obviously also spell the
Often I have conversations with fellow parents about what our kids are reading and I frequently hear something to the effect of: "My child loves to read graphic novels but I just...." don't get it don't know what is appropriate know where to get them want to do the work to figure it all out Well, with this in mind I've created the Comics in My Life VIRTUAL Graphic Novel Book Club. Check the blog weekly for a new graphic novel recommendation, with age recommendations.
Before full lock down, I had a feeling that I was going to need to add some tangible items to my Mommy bag of tricks. I invested in some new chapter books for my daughter, who LOVES reading. Turns out that I chose some that were actually graphic novels (totally wasn't paying attention apparently). No loss there, I love graphic novels so I figured I would read them for myself. In the process, I discovered they were genuinely appropriate for my daughter. I offered them to her a