It’s a big deal when Apple bans a comic from in-app purchase—usually because of sexual or mature material or nudity—and it has happened to at least 59 comics this year.
Susan Timmons's insight:
It seems that most of the comics Apple chose to pull were for sexual imagery, although since they haven't been transparent it's hard to know for sure. Since the ripple effect of their decision is lower sales for the comics in question, it seems like a modern version of the Comics Code Authority -- if you don't censor your work, then we'll refuse to sell your work.
"We took a look at nonprofit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), which has a database of frequently challenged comic books and their cases, to highlight (and read!) the following graphic novels that have seen complaints."
Building Literacy Connections with Graphic Novels: Page book download Page, Panel Download Building Literacy Connections with Graphic Novels: Page Students craft comic scripts using clear, descriptive, and detailed writing that shows.
Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of banned books and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we will examine books that have been targeted by censors and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of such books in classrooms.
In our first column, we’ll take a closer look at Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi.
“In every good hero is an ever better villain,” Joseph Michael Sommers said to an audience of comic lovers Tuesday night. Sommers explained that heroes and villains in graphic novels can sometimes be interrelated.
According to the Curriculum Review, many university researchers in more recent years consider some comic books, also known as graphic novels, a highly sophisticated form of reading material that should be implemented in ...