The Library of Congress announced Monday that comics creator Gene Luen Yang has been named to the post of “National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.” He is the first graphic novelist to obtain the position, which was established in 2008 by The Children’s Book Council, Every Child a Reader, and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. It was created “to highlight the importance of young people’s literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education, and the development and betterment of the lives of young people.” The appointment is for two years.
Welcome back to our weekly comic pull list! We pick the new comics of the week, every Wednesday, that should find a way on to your pull list. Brand new series or the tried and true, there will be something here for you!
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Welcome back to our weekly comic pull list! I love my weekly trips to the comic shop on Wednesday, but with so much coming out every week it can be a little overwhelming. So I will be sharing my picks of the week, every week, whether it is comics I am following religiously, or checking out for the first time. Whatever your taste, there will be something here for you!