Archive for: Michael A. Johnson

An Erotics of Page Layout?

Guido Crepax and erotic layout.

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How Clear is the Clear Line in Rutu Modan’s The Property?

History and surrealism in the ligne claire

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Empathy and Iconicity, cont’d

The uses and limits of empathy in comics.

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When does medium become an ethical question?

Comics, photography, and the ethics of representing war in Le Photographe

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What do Are You my Mother? and All About My Mother have in common?

Tears, mothers, and metafiction.

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Is the medieval danse macabre a proto comic book?

Medieval comics and skeleton slapstick.

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How should we read Krazy Kat’s Christmas episodes?

The seasonal cycles of the Kat.

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