This week was devoted to a roundtable on Ariel Schrag’s graphic memoir Likewise. The roundtable finished off with a lengthy guest post by Ariel Schrag herself. Jason Thompson also kindly contributed a guest post.

Utilitarians Everywhere

It was a slow week for me in other published writing, but this essay about the spiritual purity of crappy art was reprinted over at Proximity Magazine.

Other Links

Bucking the general trend, Jeet Heer says that there’s nothing wrong with tcj.com (though he’s not so sure about HU.)

Derik Badman has a entertainingly snarky review of Crumb’s Genesis. Bonus appearance by Suat in comments.

I’ve been semi-obsessed with mashups recently. Here’s one I liked:

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