Episode 13: Explicit Content, or get all that sex out of my violence

Episode 13

Kelly and Angela take a look at EXPLICIT CONTENT in comics and manga. Does manga get a bad rap for its sexual and violent content? Is violence always for shock value? Is sexual content always meant to be titillating? If we’re ok with teens having sex in a YA novel, why not in comics for teens?How do we deal with explicit content in the library? Also, did you know Iron Man and Black Widow have a canonical sex tape?

Book Reviews:

Angela: The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill (Oni Press)

Kelly: That Wolf-Boy is Mine by Yoko Nogiri (Kodansha Comics)

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