Archive for: Alec

Voices From the Archive: Prose and Eddie Campbell’s Alec (and also Peanuts)

I express skepticism about the excellence of Eddie Campbell’s writing.

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The Roundtable Has Pants: Mr. Campbell Speaks

Wrapping up our roundtable on Eddie Campbell’s Alec comics here at HU, we present to you an extended conversation with Mr. Campbell himself about work, life, and fate.

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The Roundtable Has Pants: Is That a Brick In Your Roundtable or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

Part of my affection for Campbell’s work is a share of common interests:  observational humorous anecdotes, the creative life, wine, the alternate usefulness and folly of self-mythologizing, Alan Moore’s basement

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The Roundable Has Pants: The Fate of the Artist and Its Stepping Stones

In memoir comics, it is standard for the author to self-identify exclusively with his or her cartoon representation. The other characters exist in order to create the harmonies and dissonances of narrative development and conflict. They are almost always the other in the author’s stories. Eddie Campbell is an exception to this. In his extended […]

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The Roundtable Has Pants: Garooga

Greetings, Hooded Utilitarians. My name is Casey Rae-Hunter, and I’m a so-and-so who lives in Washington, DC. Both personally and professionally, my karma sees to it that I wrangle with issues at the intersection of creativity, policy and technology. I also wear pants, which have been known to have years, and vice versa. It is my […]

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