Monthly Archives: October 2012
I finished reading Building Stories about an hour ago, and I’m already late on my deadline. Building Stories is big. It takes time to absorb. Even unpacking all the materials from the box requires time and space that I should have been giving to other things. Continue reading
If you’re not reading this, the Comics Journal has finally been washed out of your hair. This is what happens when you entrust the East Coast with anything. Continue reading
In Building Stories the narrative past, present, and future come unglued from one another, reminding us that reading itself may also be an issue of memory, of what we recall and when we recall it.
Streamlined comics reviews: Julia Wertz, Osamu Tezuka, Punisher, Iron Man, Hulk. Continue reading
Ware’s Building Stories, his new graphic-novel-in-a-box, moves away from the narrative and formal coherence of Jimmy Corrigan, eschewing most of that work’s sense of historical context to focus on the process of individual story-making. Continue reading