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"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Empowering Renters with Comics

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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For millions of people across class, cultural, and generational divides, the comics form has proved an effective means for both instruction and empowerment.  So, when Portland's Community Alliance of Tenants needed a tool for teaching renters about their legal rights, they ... Read more

Scott McCloud: The Sculptor

Airs at: Thu, 02/12/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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In this special membership-drive edition of Words and Pictures, we're joined by Scott McCloud, whose seminal text Understanding Comics changed the way that society looked at sequential art.  With his new graphic novel The Sculptor, Scott McCloud returns to narrative fiction... Read more

Comic Art, Comedy, and Latino Culture

Airs at: Thu, 01/08/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The new all-ages graphic novel Lowriders in Space, written by Cathy Camper and illustrated by Raúl Gonzales III, takes young readers on an adventure with colorful animal characters while affirming contemporary Latino artistry.  Cathy Camper, a champion of the We Need Divers... Read more

Words and Pictures on 12/11/14

Airs at: Thu, 12/11/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Taki Soma, Michael Oeming, and David Walker

Airs at: Thu, 11/13/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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We're joined live in the studio this Thursday morning by three local writers and artists whose comic titles will be premiering this month.  Taki Soma and Michael Oeming are debuting their new title Sinergy, and David Walker has adapted the legendary book and film series Sha... Read more

Clusters and Your Economy - the Illustrated Guide

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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For this special membership drive edition of Words and Pictures, we welcome the international writing and illustrating team behind the comics-oriented guidebook Clusters and Your Economy, which examines collaborative communities from Renaissance Florence to California's Sil... Read more

Clusters and Your Economy - Special Extended Conversation

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2014 at 12:00am
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In this special extended episode of Words and Pictures, we welcome the international writing and illustrating team behind the comics-oriented guidebook Clusters and Your Economy, which examines collaborative communities from Renaissance Florence to California's Silicon Vall... Read more

Enter the Mandala

Airs at: Thu, 09/11/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Produced at a small studio in Portland and distributed by local publisher Dark Horse Comics, Mandala is an epic story blurring fiction, reality, and mythology, and crossing the lines between comics, film, TV, games, and digital series.  Artist Bruce Zick joins us in the stu... Read more

Lucy Bellwood: Down To the Seas Again

Airs at: Thu, 08/14/2014 at 12:00am
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Comics artist Lucy Bellwood has teamed up with journalists to report on Islamic environmentalists and the Women of Gitmo, and with modern mariners to tell the stories of life onboard historic sailing ships.  Her new art show "Down To the Seas Again" will open in September a... Read more

Words and Pictures Summer School

Airs at: Thu, 07/10/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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This Thursday, Words & Pictures brings summer school to you, with a visit from "stand-up economist" Yoram Bauman, who's co-authored the new book The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change.  Plus, we'll join Gus Frederick of the Homer Davenport Project on a tour of Oregon ca... Read more