Recommended Watch: WhytManga

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting With almost 500k followers on YouTube, many of you reading this are likely already fans of, or followers of, Whyt Manga on YouTube. However, if you haven’t heard of WhytManga (full name: Odunze Whyte Oguguo) yet, then let this be a brief introduction to this amazing creator! My first encounter with WhytManga on YouTube was about six months ago. … Continue reading Recommended Watch: WhytManga

TOMORROW: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Hello, Everyone! Tomorrow is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY (FCBD)! You can check out some of the hottest releases that will be coming from publishers for FCBD at the official(?) website here: https://www.freecomicbookday.com/catalog You can also find which store/stores near you will be participating through the website’s store locator, which I’ve also linked here: https://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator Happy Reading! Continue reading TOMORROW: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Cultural Differences: Japanese Manga & American Comics

Speaker: Peggy Wood | @pswediting About This Presentation: This is a brief introduction to the basic differences between manga and comics from a cultural standpoint. There is, of course, a lot more to this subject and I would encourage anyone interested to look more into this as my discussion here is only a brief look at the depth of differences between manga and comics. Article … Continue reading Cultural Differences: Japanese Manga & American Comics

Recommended Reads for Using Comics In The Classroom

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @peggyseditorial​ / @pswediting I’ve been thinking a lot about comics in education lately. Partially because, as I’m writing this in March to prepare for my April/May hiatus, I’ve been preparing to present on the subject in a classroom and at a convention, but also because we’ve done several recommended watches on the subject here at The Anime View.  I’m really … Continue reading Recommended Reads for Using Comics In The Classroom

“Not Just a Princess:” Women in Animation (Recommended Watch)

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting​ It’s Women’s History Month (March for those that don’t know), and I have recently found myself in a lengthy discussion about women in animation and comics. Some of the discussion was industry based, and some was more geared towards depictions of women in comics, some favorites too, as well as prevalent resources we were looking at in regards to … Continue reading “Not Just a Princess:” Women in Animation (Recommended Watch)

Recommended Watch: “Show Me History: How To Create A Successful Nonfiction Graphic Series”

By: Casea Smith | @coffewithkrow  We have recommended many panels that explain the benefits of graphic novels being used as an educational tool for children. This panel seems like it will be just the same, however, I feel that it has an interesting perspective as it comes from the creators themselves. They explain the process of taking books worthy of research and condensing it into … Continue reading Recommended Watch: “Show Me History: How To Create A Successful Nonfiction Graphic Series”

The Visual Magic of Comics – Speaker: Scott McCloud (Recommended Watch)

Source: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/sci-fi-fantasy/obsessive-tendencies-scott-mccloud-on-25-years-of-understanding-comics/ By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting LINK: https://www.ted.com/talks/scott_mccloud_the_visual_magic_of_comics  If you plan on working with or in the US comic industry, you probably have heard of Scott McCloud. His books and knowledge have contributed greatly to how American comics (and others) are written and directed for visual and graphic novels. Understanding Comics (1993) is largely considered one of the “must-reads” for most creators, as is … Continue reading The Visual Magic of Comics – Speaker: Scott McCloud (Recommended Watch)

Meet the Manga Editors: The Philosophy and Practice of Manga Editing – Notes!

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event This panel was originally presented at Anime NYC Online in November 2020. “Take a deep dive into the manga editing world with Ajani Oloye (Manga Editor/Translator), Carl Li (Editor, Yen Press), Haruko Hashimoto (Editor, Kodansha Comics), and Tania Biswas (Senior Editor, Square Enix). The panelists will discuss the philosophy and practice of manga editing and chat … Continue reading Meet the Manga Editors: The Philosophy and Practice of Manga Editing – Notes!

Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Content through Comics: Teaching STEM and Humanities with Graphic Novels – Recommended Watch

Credit: Casea Smith | @coffeewithkrow​ About the Event Date: 22 July 2021 | Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds25MLekkPM&feature=emb_imp_woyt&ab_channel=Comic-ConInternational Panel Description: Combining the learning benefits of visualization with the power of storytelling, high-quality graphic novels make both STEM and humanities subjects more accessible and engaging for all students, particularly students who may not see themselves as scientists, engineers, or historians. We’ll discuss how the comics medium is perfectly suited … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Content through Comics: Teaching STEM and Humanities with Graphic Novels – Recommended Watch

Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Comics Arts Conference Session #1: Comic Art in Museums: 90 Years of Progress – Recommended Watch

Credit: Anonymous | @TAVmedia  About the Event:  Panel: Comics Arts Conference Session #1: Comic Art in Museums: 90 Years of Progress | Comic-Con@Home 2021 Panel Description: Comic art is gaining traction in the world of museums as audiences and curators recognize its aesthetic and cultural value, but today’s high-profile exhibits build on a rich history that goes back 90 years. Please join the contributors to the first … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Comics Arts Conference Session #1: Comic Art in Museums: 90 Years of Progress – Recommended Watch