Archive for: Browsing the Stacks

Elfquest Re-read Issues 3 and 4: Stand Together or Apart

In an attempt to get through the first 20 issues of Elfquest in less than a year and a half, I’ll be tackling issues #3 and #4 today.  As always, you can read along at elfquest.com if you don’t have the paper issues.

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Elfquest Re-read: Issue #2 Trust and Betrayal

I am writing this column on a borrowed iPad whose keyboard I am not used to. Please excuse any errors, typos, and bizarre auto-suggestions that may survive editing. If you don’t have your own copies of Elfquest, you can follow along at http://www.elfquest.com.

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Elfquest Re-read: Issue #1 and Youthful Fannishness

I was introduced to Elfquest about 1980 in Bobbie’s Books, the local used bookstore which doubled as Bryan, TX’s only comic store at the time. I wandered over to the wall racks holding comics near the register, and started poking through them.  I owned all of three comics at the time, purchased as some sort […]

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New Tricks

Hello!  You may remember me from such insightful posts as Visual Languages of Manga and Comics and, er, well, just that one, really.  You shall all be subject to me on a regular basis for a while, as Noah has asked me to be a monthly columnist.  At the moment, I’m not sure what direction […]

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Visual Languages of Manga and Comics

Hello!  I’m known as Telophase in various places online, and when I dropped a couple of comments about the visual language of manga on a post a couple of weeks month or so back, Noah asked me to make a guest post (originally during the time that HU was down, and rescheduled for today).  So […]

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