Episode 20: Ask Us About Our Feminist Agenda

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Trick or treat! Our Halloween episode is out just in time for Thanksgiving week! (Tom Turkey’s first time in the editing chair.) Kristin talks about comics as gifts. Thomas plugs Halloween ComicFest. Wonder Woman gets celebrated by the UN. Chelsea Cain got harassed for a dumb reason. Both of us respond to the mailbag. All of this, plus our always-solid three picks each – this is a packed episode, so spare us your eggs and go attack some miser’s house.

RIP Jack Chick + Steve Dillon

Halloween ComicFest

When is Batman’s Birthday?

Wonder Woman as Honorary UN Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls

Chelsea Cain, writer of Mockingbird, leaves Twitter, potentially comics in general

Mailbag

“What comics would you recommend to help teach cultural literacy?”

El Deafo, Cece Bell

American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang

March, John Lewis, Nate Powell, Andrew Aydin

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, Ellen Forney

“You Say Latino” by Terry Blas

Joey Alison Sayers zine “Just So You Know” about transitioning

Dykes To Watch Out For, Alison Bechdel

Wandering Son, Takako Shimura 

DAR by Erika Moen

 

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Kristin’s Picks

Invisible Ink (9781606998953)

The Impostor’s Daughter (9780316033053)

Disquiet (9781606999288)

Thomas’s Picks

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up The Marvel Universe (9781302903039)

Tetris: The Games People Play (9781626723153)

Complex Age Yui Sakuma (9781632362483)

 

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