Comics are not illustration, any more than fiction is copywriting.
Tintin was fundamentally too sexless to really catch on in America. There are hardly any girls in Hergé’s stories, and there’s also a peculiar sense of responsibility and […]
Cartoonists are all paid more poorly than a prose author would ever be, and this isn’t even factoring in all of this extra work. How many prose authors […]
We are all living in a bubble of fiction. We think that our memories are true but they’re not. All of our memories, our entire lives, are fiction. […]
Comics are a working class art form.
I lose faith every time I have to start a new page, and this is no joke.
Comics are more an art of reading [rather] than looking.
Cartoon pictures affect memory and sight simultaneously, sort of blurring the line between the two, and if carefully balanced can provide an experience which is both internal as […]
Comics are a disposable, inherently low-rent visual medium. Any innate value they offer is within the beauty of the story and the book itself, not bestowed by rarity, […]
This is just an incredibly inefficient way to tell a story.
Lately I think a new attitude has prevailed that comics aren’t inherently an Art form, but that some cartoonists are genuinely artists.