pentagon Riff Raff

Layout Workbook 8

This week we’re going to look at the proportions of the Mome comics anthology. Continue reading

Hillary Chute's Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics The Doctor Is In

Hillary Chute and the Dynamics of Autobiography

Hillary Chute’s Graphic Women examines autobiographical comics through a literary lens; and yet how to reckon with the mysterious “Judith Forest”‘s performative “autobiographies?” Continue reading

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Evan Dorkin

The first episode of a new biweekly podcast. The special guest: Milk & Cheese creator Evan Dorkin. Continue reading

Gahan Wilson by Richard Gehr Know Your New Yorker Cartoonists

Gahan Wilson and the Comedy of the Weird

For decades, Wilson has been aiming his shrinking ray at monsters and aliens and evil humans of all sorts, and distilled their most terrifying qualities into cartoons. Continue reading

DitkoRiot This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/27/11 – No More Thinking)

On the ideological dialectic of Steve Ditko’s squiggles and how a slap is sometimes like a kiss. Plus: more comics; more drugs. Continue reading

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Bill Blackbeard, R.I.P.

The man who gave comics its memory. Continue reading

giotto-frescoes Riff Raff

Layout Workbook 7

This week we’re going to look at the frescoes of Giotto and riff on simultaneity. Continue reading

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Pascal Girard: Day 5

Pascal Girard wraps it up, and goes home to rest. Continue reading