Archive for: Scott McCloud

Loss of Interface: Teaching Cartoons Without Form

On failing to teach comics.

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Frederic Wertham vs. The Icons

An epic battle for our souls.

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Seeing the Big Picture: The Use of Composition in Comics

Composition in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

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Blood in the Gutters

Panels, gutters, closure, and comics.

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The Color Question

Color as simplification in Murray and Heath’s Hearts and Minds

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Comics Criticism 101: An Introduction

Comics and composition; an introduction to a series of student papers

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Through Space, Through Time: Four Dimensional Perspective and the Comics by Eric Berlatsky

Originally presented: Panel on Frames and Ways of Seeing in Modernist Narrative at The Tenth Annual Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Conference, Nashville, TN, November 2008. Author’s introduction (“disclaimer”) This paper was presented at the Modernist Studies Association conference two years ago. As such, the audience for the talk was not comics scholars, or, even, necessarily […]

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