Archive for September, 2010

Reading Drawings: Architecture and Comics

I will look at how we read both architectural drawings and comics, based on my own understanding of how each works.

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Incoherent Dreams

The story “A Drunken Dream” is an incoherent mess. And thank goodness.

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Time Capsule, Part 2

To celebrate my impending thirtieth, I decided to take a look at the comics being published during the month of my birth, September 1980. Last week, I reviewed a handful of mostly disappointing DC titles. Will Marvel fare better? Peter Park, The Spectacular Spider-Man #46 Writer: Roger Stern Pencils: Mike Zeck Inks: Bruce Patterson Colors: P. Goldberg […]

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Commercial Interlude: Blacksad

A Review of Blacksad (Vol. 1-3) by Juan Díaz Canales (writer) and Juanjo Guarnido (artist)     Would you pay 18000 Euros (approx US$ 23,500) for this? [Cover to Blacksad Volume 3 Red Soul] Well, someone did. Actually,  I lie. That 18,000 Euros was just the upper estimate on this album cover which finally sold for 37,303 […]

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Monthly Stumblings # 5: Bruno Lecigne

Bruno Lecigne’s “De la confusion des languages” (on the mixing up of the languages) My monthly stumblings are, sometimes, restumblings, really… This past weeks I restumbled at least twice: on Otto Dix’s Der Krieg (the war) and Bruno Lecigne’s “De la confusion des languages”  (Controverse – controversy -, May 1985). In “De la confusion…” Bruno Lecigne presented eight chapters about […]

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Done

Hey all. It’s been 10 months since we moved over to out new home at tcj.com. I think that’s hopefully enough time for everybody to know we’re there rather than here, so I’m going to stop doing updates on this blog. If you’d like to see what HU is up to, please click thorugh the […]

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Utilitarian Review 9/25/10

On HU To start out the week kinukitty reviewed the yaoi manga Hiro Madarame’s Scarlet. Ng Suat Tong discussed Jacques Tardi’s It Was the War of the Trenches in comparison to other war narratives. Richard Cook looked at the DC comics that came out in the month he was born, September 1980. Alex Buchet continued […]

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