We are so excited to share our latest interview with you, as we sit down to talk with Solution Squad creator Jim McClain.
Jim’s day job (for now) is as a middle school math teacher. Several years ago, Jim started a project to combine his love of comics with teaching math, and came up with the Solution Squad, which features a team of math-based superheroes. Each story allows the team members to showcase their abilities to find the solution.
From the initial first issue to a hard cover collection and more, Jim has found ways to get his books into students’ hands around the country. He has spoken at comic conventions and education forums about using comics as a learning tool for young adults.
Jim has a new project in the works, Poe and the Mysteriads, which you should take a look at too. Keep an eye out for Jim at upcoming shows – you can find him at the Cherry Capitol Comic Con in Traverse City, MI, at the end of May.
Before we get started with our interview, we have our friendly banter, discuss some recent reads, make our selections for Pick Three for next week and more.
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