Archive for: satire

Voices from the Archive: Crumb, Racism, Satire, and Hyperbole

You can’t satirize racist depictions with exaggeration.

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A Year in the Merde

Racial minorities in 2014’s Charlie Hebdo cover cartoons.

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“Punching down” versus “sinking to their level:” why choose?

On Joe Sacco’s awful Charlie Hebdo cartoon.

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Outside Charlie Hebdo

Struggling with satire and empathy.

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Dystopia is a Jacuzzi You Never Want to Leave

Joe Sacco’s BUMF #1 and American Empire

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“Hasn’t anyone lost anything tangible?!” : Bloom County as realism

On realism, satire, and disappearing penguins.

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#9: MAD #1-28, Harvey Kurtzman & Will Elder, Wallace Wood, Jack Davis, et al.

Kurtzman’s most famous creation long ago transcended the medium that spawned it, becoming a fixture of American culture and among the most influential sources of comedic humor in the late twentieth century.

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