Secret Stacks – Episode 5

August 2015 – Show Notes
SECRET STACKS, your comics in libraries podcast. Episode 5! In this episode, Kristin and Thomas discuss San Diego Comic Con, Deadpool, problems in graphic novel collection development, their Circulating Ideas episode and MOOOOOOOOORE! They also discuss their three favorite reads for August, plus an additional three recommendations from New Jersey Librarian and Manga reader extraordinaire, Marissa Lieberman! Many good things! Check it out!

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Stuff We Discussed

We guest-hosted Circulating Ideas and interviewed Marissa Lieberman about conventions and graphic novels! She has a website about anime and manga programming in libraries called Manga-tize Your Library.

Vertigo’s back, baby!

Deadpool vs Comic-Con (Pick a video, any video)

Deadpool quick picks:

Correction: Thomas understands that a sonic boom is not created by hitting two objects together. He would regret the error, but it remains to be seen if Wonder Woman will create actual sonic booms in the Batman v Superman movie.


Kristin’s Three Picks

Thomas’s Three Picks

Marissa’s Three Picks

Changes to Batgirl text in the trade edition to remove transphobic elements


Find a comics shop near you

Secret Stacks artwork by Severin Piehl, creator of Tove

Theme song by Julie Jurgens, who blogs at Hi, Miss Julie! and is on twitter as @himissjulie and@JulieJurgens