Sleepy John Estes and his circle.
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Sleepy John Estes and the Poetics of Place
Blues in the Gay Utopia
Whose music is Irish music?
Crumb’s love/hate relationship with blackface and the blues.
But can a comic fare any better? Does the form’s interplay of verbal and visual elements provide a more dynamic set of tools for representing blues music and culture?
I was caught completely off guard in my comics course when I taught Aaron McGruder’s Boondocks and found myself attempting to discuss race with students completely unprepared to do so.
June 5, 2011 | 33 comments
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