Gene Luen Yang on the Catholic Church & Comics

Talk about an "Ah ha!" moment! Yesterday I attended a workshop at the Catholic Library Assoication's annual gathering and heard comic genius Gene Luen Yang speak about the Catholic Church and Comics.Yang gave a fascinating history of comics, the roots of comic book heroes in the Hebrew Bible, the Church's iffy relationship with and attitude toward comics from the 1930's on (I know a lot about the Legion of Decency and movies but I had never heard of the "List of Publications Disapproved for … [Read more...]


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