Hey, fellow comics fans! I'm Joe. Remember me? It is kind of weird if you do. I was with this blog in the early days and I said many opinions loudly. Still loving comics ...feels like a golden time, honestly; I'm reading more great stuff with more variety than ever before.
I'm also a teacher. This year, for the first time in my 13 years at my school, I'm teaching 6th grade. Dunno how much you guys know about 6th grade, but it isn't the easiest grade to motivate to read. Therefore, I've started a crowdfunding project at the wonderful Donor's Choose website.
The majority of the materials I'm asking for funding for are books, and a lot are comics. This class has gotten super into comics, much to my relief and delight, but my monthly issues I give them fall apart pretty quickly. Sixth graders are mad destructive, yo, and not even on purpose.
This all being said, if you'd like to contribute, please go to http://www.donorschoose.org/project/sixth-grade-classroom-awesome-ification/1729960/?rf=link-siteshare-2015-10-account_projects_teacher-teacher_426351&challengeid=95771 and donate any amount you can. If you use the code "SPARK" at check-out, donor's choose will match your donation, up to 100 bucks. Anyway, back to your regularly scheduled comics talk. I didn't get to read this week's haul yet, but I'm super pumped.
Thanks just for taking time to read this!