Graphically Speaking by Kat Kan
Graphically Speaking by Katharine Kan
(In February, June, and October issues since 1994; in every issue from October 2002 onward)
Graphically Speaking features action-packed reviews of comics and graphic novels by Katharine Kan. Kan has been reading comics for more than fifty-five years and writing about them for more than two decades. She works as a collection development selector specializing in graphic novels for Brodart, reviews children’s graphic novels for Booklist, and conducts occasional workshops on graphic novels. She works part time as a school librarian in a PreK-grade 8 school, where many of the students love to read graphic novels. Kan is also a pastor’s wife, church organist, and grandmother to two boys whom she has already started to indoctrinate about comics.