Jay Hosler

Gene Luen Yang's Great Graphic Novels About Math & Science
Gene Luen Yang's Great Graphic Novels About Math & Science
With their new book, Secret Coders, writer Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Mike Holmes set out to do something many of us might consider near-impossible; turn the head-scratching world of computer coding into an adventure tale fit for a middle-grade audience. Yet by combining a mystery story with a series of compelling logic puzzles, the authors have actually succeeded in creating the sort of book that could inspire the next generation of computer geniuses. And it turns out using comics to inspire young scientists and mathematicians is not at all impossible. Gene Luen Yang provided us with five more examples of excellent educational comics that turn potentially daunting topics into engaging comic book tales. Check them out below.
Adventure Time 2013 Spoooktacular
Adventure Time 2013 Spoooktacular
While traditional holidays didn't necessarily carry over into the Land of Ooo after the nuclear apocalypse a.k.a. "Mushroom War," Adventure Time's supernatural-filled setting is certainly ripe for Halloween-y scary stories. With that in mind, Boom! Studios is rolling out the Adventure Time 2013 Spoooktacular special this October featuring tales of the tricky and treat-y variety by Jen Be
Finn And Jake Do Some Unadvisable Chewing In ‘Adventure Time’ #17 [Preview]
Finn And Jake Do Some Unadvisable Chewing In ‘Adventure Time’ #17 [Preview]
I've read enough adventure stories to know that every hero has a secret weakness. It could be as simple as the limitations of the human body or as specific as radioactive chunks of one's home planet, but it's always there, and it always presents a horrifying challenge when it's encountered. For Finn the Human, it's apparently a lack of control when it comes to putting candy directly into his mouth.