Archive for January, 2014

Teacher Comics: Something kids do?

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on January 30, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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This is another one of those things that happens with remarkable frequency at my school… at least twice a year, the events I played out in this week’s worth of comics happens. Do any other teachers notice this?

Teacher Comics: Surprise

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on January 29, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Prediction

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , on January 28, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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The Amazing Criswell was a phony psychic best remembered today for his role in Ed Wood’s Plan 9 from Outer Space. Fact.

Teacher Comics: Supposibly

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on January 27, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Chalkboard Drawings: The “solo Marvel Comics character” edition

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , on January 26, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

 

I draw a picture of myself on my classroom’s chalkboard everyday. I collect those pictures as camera phone photos and post them on Sundays. See the rest here.

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Last week we did The Avengers… this week, I decided to his some of those solo Marvel Comics’ characters. I know I’ve done Spider-Man and Daredevil on the chalkboard in years’ past, but I’ve never had a go at Doctor Strange. He’s surprisingly fun to draw!

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Bookery Fantasy Finds!

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Here’s a comix shopping recommendation from me to you, if you’re ever in the greater Dayton area. Bookery Fantasy, man. BF is a store specializing in all the things I love: comics, paperbacks, and magazines new and old as well as gaming supplies (which I don’t care about so much, but you might!).

The store is so massive, it’s TWO stores, across the street from one another. A weird, fun shopping experience for sure. One of my favorite things about BF is the massive “discount warehouse” set-up, which includes an entire basement full of single issue comic books for a buck apiece. I spent an hour and a half digging through their archives and I barely made a dent… but the above picture includes most of my spoils.

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Teacher Comics: Listening to the music of World War II

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , on January 23, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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If I’ve done it right, you can click over here and listen/watch the YouTube playlist I use for this activity.