On today's episode, Adam has a Zoom chat with Gene Luen Yang, Alex Sanchez, and Laurie Halse Anderson about their new comics and graphic novels from DC Comics.
Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang
You Brought Me The Ocean by Alex Sanchez
Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson
Each of these stories focuses on important topics like racism, child trafficking, and American idealism, as well as a coming out story.
This conversation is full of behind the scenes information about how these comics are put together, why it's so important to use this medium to discuss societal issues, and fun anecdotes about these authors' respective storytelling experiences. Comics are a great way to not only get children into reading but they're also a perfect medium to highlight these topics that they need to learn about. Readers of all ages will adore these books.