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Episode Info: "The comic strip is no longer the comic strip. But in reality and illustrated novel. It is new and raw in form just now, but material for limitless intelligent development. And eventually, and inevitably, it will be a legitimate medium for the best writers and artists. It is already the embryo of a new art form." - Will Eisner Show Transcript:Stephie Luyt 0:01 I'm not fuming.Larry Burden 0:02 She's fuming.Stephie Luyt 0:02 I'm the opposite of fuming.Danelle Brostrom 0:04 Aww, that's more calming.Stephie Luyt 0:11 We just might ramble.Larry Burden 0:12 This is a safe space. If you haven't noticed through the years that this is a safe rambling space.Stephie Luyt 0:18 That's meaty.Larry Burden 0:24 It is Episode 92 of the EdTechLoop podcast. My name is Larry Burden and she has yet to reveal her secret identity. It's Danelle Brostrom. And also joining us, her spunky super sidekick Stephie Luyt. Up in the TCAPS tower we gaze over the troubled streets of TC pondering this week's moment of Zen.Moment of Zen 0:44 Grown ups are a strange breed. Their brains weigh close to three pounds. And that's not three pounds of cheery delight.Larry Burden 0:53 We've added sweet onions, garlic, tomatoes and potatoes but today's stew isn't completed until we add this week's meat of the show: Graphic Novels are Good, 'Nuff Said.Danelle Brostrom 1:04 Stephie, I'm so excited that you're here today.Larry Burden 1:06 She jumps in.Danelle Brostrom 1:07 I did jump inLarry Burden 1:08 That wasn't the quote.Danelle Brostrom 1:10 You told me to jump in.Larry Burden 1:11 That wasn't the quote. I had the quote.Danelle Brostrom 1:13 Oh, Larry.Danelle Brostrom 1:14 Edit!Larry Burden 1:15 We're gonna keep this goin'Stephie Luyt 1:16 Graphic novels are good. You like said it all.Larry Burden 1:21 I wanted to share this from Will Eisner.Stephie Luyt 1:23 Yes.Danelle Brostrom 1:24 OkLarry Burden 1:25 The comic strip is no longer the comic strip. But in reality and illustrated novel. It is new and raw in form just now, but material for limitless intelligent development. And eventually, and inevitably, it will be a legitimate medium for the best writers and artists. It is already the embryo of a new art form.Stephie Luyt 1:45 Excellent.Larry Burden 1:46 And go.Stephie Luyt 1:48 I'm glad we let you go past the rest.Danelle Brostrom 1:51 Stephie, you're always my "go to" about good books for kids. So you've got quite a few graphic novels there. Talk to me about graphic novels. Why are they all of a sudden, the thing to read for kids?Stephie Luyt 2:02 Okay, well, and can I just loop back a little bit to something Larry just said, because I think there's an interesting discussion to be had about comic strips versus graphic novels, you might find them in the same spot in the library. And they have so much in common because the story is told so visually and both but a comic strip is often told over many installations. Like if you think about a traditional comic strip it'd be in a newspaper.Lar...
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