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Calvin and Color

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I was reading through an old old Calvin and Hobbes of mine over the break and noticed a strip that stuck out to me. What stuck out was the fantastic Mr. Waterson’s use of color. Instead of making, for example, … Continue reading

Comics Collaborations

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While researching my topic, something along the lines of comics collaborations, I ran into the book I read for our first assignment: The Sandman. This comic book is a collaboration between Neil Gaiman: writer, Sam Keith, Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III: … Continue reading

The Title I Forgot to Add… Charlie Hebdo

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So, I read two articles (plus a Wikipedia) surrounding the Charlie Hebdo massacre. The first I found is one that I think many others will also reference, as it was near the top of the page after a simple google … Continue reading

The Potential of Mediums

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I was surprised to find myself including a blurb on comics in a paper for a history/film class. The paper prompt asked whether or not film could be taken as a serious medium for expressing intellectual thoughts and ideas or … Continue reading

Ca ne va pas, Charlie Brown.

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Yet another unexpected encounter with the world of comics. My french professor sets out a stack of books on test days to occupy students in a productive way once we’ve finished our tests. So I picked up bon vieux Charlie … Continue reading

Comics Response 2

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  Some elaboration: One of my first questions during my reading of The Arrival was, “what are those black tail things?”. I paused on that page to come up with a couple of possible answers. At the time, I liked to … Continue reading

Also Banned Books

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I was in the library this weekend and stumbled across this student made comic about banned books.   I thought it was a fun coincidence that it happened to feature Persepolis since we’ve just read it. I’ve always thought that … Continue reading

Cerebus

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After learning that I would be taking a class on graphic narratives, I returned to the old bookshelf in the corner of my room to peruse the handful of comic books I had read over the years and decided to … Continue reading