Comics http://wkar.org en Neighbors in Action: Kids Read Comics http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-kids-read-comics <p></p><p></p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:rgb(35,35,35)">It’s Wednesday and time for our <em>Neighbors in Action</em> segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature <a href="http://mlatcomics.com/krc/about" target="_blank">Kids Read Comics</a>, a Michigan nonprofit that promotes comics for building youth engagement and creativity. This weekend marks their fifth annual <a href="http://mlatcomics.com/krc/images/KRC2014_program_web.pdf" target="_blank">Kids Read Comics celebration</a> at the Ann Arbor district library. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Mark Bashore & Emanuele Berry 55390 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Kids Read Comics Saginaw artist sketches his way to ESPN, Complex http://wkar.org/post/saginaw-artist-sketches-his-way-espn-complex <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-09f36cfd-5108-277b-a79d-bdd2aab9367d" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Artist <a href="http://www.smackillustrations.com">Sean Mack</a> said he’s been drawing since he was in diapers, and all that practice paid off. His work is now being featured in two popular publications: <a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/truehoop">ESPN’s <em>TrueHoop</em> Blog</a> and <a href="http://www.complex.com/music/">Complex’s music site</a>. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:26:06 +0000 Emanuele Berry 52046 at http://wkar.org Saginaw artist sketches his way to ESPN, Complex MSU comics forum celebrates breadth of artform http://wkar.org/post/msu-comics-forum-celebrates-breadth-artform <p></p><p><span id="docs-internal-guid-48be2bee-4f97-eef0-0f75-5b82eb03a4cb" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Comic lovers from across the state will converge in East Lansing &nbsp;this week for the annual <a href="http://www.comicsforum.msu.edu/">MSU Comics Forum</a>. This year’s event features an artist alleyway, panel discussions and keynote speaker </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"><a href="https://www.fantagraphics.com/artist-bios/artist-bio-stan-sakai.html">Stan Sakai</a>. </span> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:36:24 +0000 Current State 49623 at http://wkar.org MSU comics forum celebrates breadth of artform WATCH NOW: Superheroes - A Never-Ending Battle http://wkar.org/post/watch-now-superheroes-never-ending-battle <p>FOR&nbsp; A LIMITED TIME! All three episodes are available for online viewing NOW, at <a href="http://video.wkar.org/program/superheroes-neverending-story/">video.wkar.org</a> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:38:48 +0000 editor 43885 at http://wkar.org WATCH NOW: Superheroes - A Never-Ending Battle Comic innovator makes superheroes more human http://wkar.org/post/comic-innovator-makes-superheroes-more-human <p>Comic book writer <a href="http://www.dccomics.com/talent/geoff-johns">Geoff Johns</a> did what many thought impossible. He made Aquaman cool, a feat that only a Spartan could achieve. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:04:35 +0000 Current State 43644 at http://wkar.org Comic innovator makes superheroes more human Current State #75 | April 26, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-75-april-26-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Lansing native Maureen Abood explores her Lebanese culture through writing and food; a researcher penetrates the murky world of &nbsp;organ trafficking; and </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Library's world renowned comic book collection.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:31:38 +0000 Current State 34899 at http://wkar.org Current State #75 | April 26, 2013 MSU comic book collection draws scholars from around the world http://wkar.org/post/msu-comic-book-collection-draws-scholars-around-world <p></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:54:01 +0000 Current State 34893 at http://wkar.org