Eddie Campbell and appreciating the comicness of comics.
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Art, cluelessness, insensitivity, free speech, and race in Scandinavia.
Parts of the comics intelligentsia seem to be developing an unhealthy obsession with ideological readings of comics.
Form and spirit in Chester Brown’s “Paying For It.”
Dominique Goblet depicts her father as a late medieval Madonna, nurturing his child, right hand in blessing. Drawn on disparate, pasted-together pieces of paper accompanied by shakily calligraphed Gothic handwriting, it is simultaneously a mockery and an illumination.
It has now been over a decade since Chris Ware’s Jimmy Corrigan – The Smartest Kid on Earth was published in collected form, and almost two since he first drew the character in a number of short strips in the Chicago weekly New City. Through the nineties, as it was being republished for the first […]