Author Archive: Derik Badman

Dungeons & Nostalgia

Dragonlance: a comic so low on the totem pole that there isn’t a Wikipedia page for it.

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Comics Poetry, Poetry Comics, Graphic Poems

There is a line of comics poetry that runs through the history of comics.

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A Peter that Never Existed

Derik rambles on about the style of Harry Peter.

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La Maggie La Superhero

Locas as superhero comic.

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#7: The Locas Stories, Jaime Hernandez

The stories Hernandez tells are grounded in a contemporary reality (one that, unlike most comics, acknowledges race, sexuality, and class) but are also willing to touch on a host of modes and genres. The early stories are a little too rooted in science fic

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Illustrated Wallace Stevens: The Plain Sense of Things

Text by Wallace Stevens; Art by Derik Badman.

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Through Space, Through Time: Four Dimensional Perspective and the Comics by Eric Berlatsky

Originally presented: Panel on Frames and Ways of Seeing in Modernist Narrative at The Tenth Annual Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2008. Author’s introduction (“disclaimer”) This paper was presented at the Modernist Studies Association conference two years ago. As such, the audience for the talk was not comics scholars, or, even, necessarily […]

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