Author Archives: Irene Velentzas

Raina Telgemeier Has Got Guts

Raina Telgemeier’s work may feature a child-protagonist and may be read by children, but her compositional complexity within and across her autobiographical graphic narratives is as thoughtful and nuanced as the comics medium permits. It’s not good because it’s popular: it’s popular because it really is that good. Continue reading


The Art of Juxtaposition: Botticelli and Karl Stevens

At Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Renaissance art is being exhibited with contemporary comics work. Continue reading