My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Episode 23

Johnny, Francis, and Dennis are here to discuss My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by writer and artist Emil Ferris. In this episode of Graphic Novel Explorers Club podcast the gang discuss the story of the characters Karen Reyes and Anka Silverberg; why Karen sees herself as a monster; the complicated and difficult history of Anka’s life in Europe and later in America; the reoccurring themes of Universal Monsters, character colors, and trios; the difficult choices people make while attempting to help others; the complicated and intertwined history of the characters in the book; and the health difficulties that Emil Ferris suffered while creating this book.

In this episode of Graphic Novel Explorers Club podcast the gang discuss the story of the characters Karen Reyes and Anka Silverberg; why Karen sees herself as a monster; the complicated and difficult history of Anka’s life in Europe and later in America; the reoccurring themes of Universal Monsters, character colors, and trios; the difficult choices people make while attempting to help others; the complicated and intertwined history of the characters in the book; and the health difficulties that Emil Ferris suffered while creating this book.

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