Tag Archives: Comics

Ann Arbor District Library Summer Game: Earning the “Eye For An Eisner” Badge

This post is part of my on-going series on the Ann Arbor District Library’s (AADL) Summer Game

Today I’m walking you through earning the “Eye For An Eisner” badge, part of the on-line scavenger hunt component of AADL’s Summer Game. The title and badge objective reference winners of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. To earn the badge, a player had to locate eight codes hidden within catalog entries on aadl.org.

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Raina Telgemeier at Kids Read Comics (Ann Arbor District Library)

There are some days when you love your awesome adopted home town (and local library) just a little bit more. Today was one of those days. I dropped by the Downtown branch of the Ann Arbor District Library to pick up some research materials for a project I’m working on when I realized I’d stumbled smack dab into the Kids Read Comics event.

Look who I caught there:

None other than Raina Telgemeier (and her husband Dave Roman), winner of an Eisner for Smile, as well as the creator of Drama and the Baby-Sitters Club graphic novel series!

Yes, in retrospect I regret not buying a tee-shirt. You live and you learn, eh?

Follow Raina on Twitter: @goraina
Follow Dave on Twitter: @yaytime
Follow Kids Read Comics on Twitter: @krcomics

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