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Stacks and Stories Podcast


Sep 15, 2021

This episode is all about words and pretty images. So listen as Elisabeth, Katie, and Kayla discuss some of their favorite comics, graphic novels, and manga. What separates these genres from others? What is manga? And can these fans limit themselves to just talking about a couple of works? Tune in to find out these answers and more.

Works discussed in this episode:

  • Fruits Basket series by Natsuki Takaya
  • Flying Witch series by Chihiro Ishizuka
  • Saga series by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Fiona Staples
  • The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
  • Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosch
  • Deep Dark Fears series by Fran Krause
  • Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
  • Lumberjanes series by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Brooklyn Allen, Grace Ellis, Kat Leyh, and Faith Erin Hicks

Rapid Fire Mentions in this episode:

  • 100 Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg
  • On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
  • Bingo Love by Tee Franklin
  • Awkward series by Svetlana Chmakova
  • The Rose of Versailles series by Riyoko Ikeda
  • Cardcaptor Sakura series by CLAMP
  • Chi's Sweet Home series by Kanata Konami
  • Princess Jellyfish series by Akiko Higashimura
  • The Wicked + The Divine series by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
  • Victor LaValle’s Destroyer series by Victor LaValle and illustrated by Dietrich Smith
  • Hark! A Vagrant series by Kate Beaton
  • Through the Woods by Emily Carroll