There are two main paths to liking Peanuts: the Snoopy way and the Charlie Brown way.
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If Herriman is, as he’s often called, the poet laureate of comics, then like the best poetry his work needs to be read slowly and in small doses.
Those two-seconds-late realizations when Calvin’s mom realized what his last absurdist claim meant.
Watchmen is simultaneously a first-rate adventure story, an incisive analysis of the superhero genre, and a brilliant meditation on how one’s sense of reality is defined by one’s perspective
Spiegelman demonstrated that comics, which always labor under the onus of being dismissed as children’s fare, can grapple with the weightiest topics.
Winsor McCay spoke the saddest and greatest last words of any cartoonist.
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