So psyched that Cory Doctorow reviewed my new book on Boing Boing! “a marvellous and infuriating history of censorship, zero-tolerance, helicopter parenting, and the war on kids.” and “The comics form turns out to be just perfect for presenting this material.”
Monthly ArchivesJanuary 2014
Bad For You: Exposing the War on Truth has hit the stores and is even getting the coveted “face out” shelving (at least at this Barnes and Noble at 82nd street in NYC)!
Two, count’em two, great reviews from School Library Journal: Gr 8 Up–A well-researched docu-comic. Covering topics such as comics, games, technology, and play, the chapters begin with a historical perspective on each subject. The authors then go on to explain how time after time, as new pastimes develop, they gain in popularity with youth until […]
Against everyone’s better judgement, my new book (with co-author Scott Cunningham) has been published by Henry Holt for Young Readers. It is a graphic (not TOO graphic) history of kid-centric moral panics. Comic book burnings, book banning, Dungeon and Dragon hysteria,skateboard bans and on and on. Get your copy (before someone burns it!)
Bad For You: Exposing the War on Fun releases tomorrow (!) and here’s the trailer. Feel free the share the video and spread the panic!