Christy Blanch and Teaching with Pop Culture

Christy Blanch, professor of the SUPERMooc talks how she’s innovating in the classroom using pop culture and comics, plus what it’s like to write for Thrillbent!

Damnation of Charlie WormwoodIn this Episode:

0:00 – Where’s Matt?
4:00 – Meet Christy Blanch
10:00 – Using Comics to Teach
23:00 – The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood
38:00 – SuperMOOC: Teaching with Comics in the Digital World
47:00 – Teaching Gender with Comics

Episode Links

Read the Damnation of Charlie Wormwood on Thrillbent

Connect with Christy

Follow Christy on Twitter
CAPE (Comics Association of Professionals and Educators)

Wonder Woman

Check out the SuperMOOC!

SuperMOOC on Facebook
The SuperMOOC website

Media in this Episode

Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
The Walking Dead (comic)
by Robert Kirkman
Kingdom Come
by Mark Waid
Locke & Key by Joe Hill
Wonder Woman by Brian Azarello
Princeless by Jeremey Whitley

Anita Sarkeesian’s TEDx Talk

Find Matt Mikalatos at:

Blog: The Burning Hearts Revolution


Amazon Author Page

Find Clay Morgan at:

Blog: Clay Writes


Amazon Author Page

Find JR. Forasteros at:



Sermon Podcast

New StoryMen Theme Song created by Anthony Mako

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By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.