Archive for: Monthly Stumblings

Monthly Stumblings # 12: Shannon Gerard

Unspent Love addresses themes such as hope, fear, and human frailty.

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Monthly Stumblings # 11: Andrea Bruno

Andrea Bruno’s Sabato Tregua (saturday’s truce) and Europe’s crisis of capitalism.

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Monthly Stumblings # 10: Alan Dunn

Alan Dunn and drawing black people without descending into racist caricature.

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Monthly Stumblings # 9: Hergé

Tintin au Congo (Tintin in the Congo) by Georges Remi (aka Hergé)   Reproduced above is page 32 of Tintin au Congo published  in the children’s supplement of the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (the twentieth century), “Le petit vingtième” (the small twentieth), September 18, 1930. Tintin au Congo was serialized in “Le petit vingtième” from June 5, […]

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Monthly Stumblings # 8: Mat Brinkman

Mat Brinkman’s Depressed Pit Dwellers and Heads, 44 Presumably you don’t need to be told Fort Thunder’s story all over again. That’s why I won’t be doing it at this time… You’re welcome!… I’ll add only this: those RISD students were multimedia artists drawn to many art forms: from music to comics, from assemblage to knitting. […]

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Monthly Stumblings # 7: Aristophane [Boulon]

Les soeurs Zabîme (the Zabîme sisters) by Aristophane [Boulon] Can you imagine yourself in Kupe’s lighthouse (that ideal comics library filled with books that don’t exist in Dylan Horrocks’ Hicksville)? I do sometimes, but, even if I wholeheartedly agree with Kupe’s point of view (which is: “The official history of comics is a history of […]

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Monthly Stumblings # 6: Otto Dix

Otto Dix’s Der Krieg.

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