Secret Stacks – Episode 7

October 2015 – Show Notes
SECRET STACKS, your comics in libraries podcast. Episode 7! In this episode, Kristin and Thomas discuss Batman Day, comics crafts, The Harveys, single issue sales vs. trade sales, famous people at comics conventions, the Black Panther announcement, Star Wars, Thomas makes some recommendations for some listeners and much more!! They also discuss their three favorite reads for October, including some extra special SPOOOOOKY reads from Thomas! Don’t forget to to check out Goodreads for all of our recommendations!

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Stuff We Discussed

Reading Envy with Jenny Colvin

Batman Day

Graphic novels earning more than floppies – Great, longer read about comic and graphic novel sales

Panels: comics collected in themed folders

Ron Weasley Made Me Sad

Carol Tilley

Harvey Awards 2015

Ignatz Awards 2015

Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants For Libraries

Astro City #1/2 “The Nearness of You” (Free!)



Kristin’s Three Picks
Shoplifter 9780307911735

The Night Bookmobile 9780810996175

Exquisite Corpse 9781626720824


Thomas’s Three Picks
Tokyo Ghoul 9781421580364

Baba Yaga’s Assistant 9780763669614

Attack On Titan (too many books and spinoffs to list here, check the link!)


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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