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What Was Alternative Manga?

Eye Buds: Yokoyama Yuichi and Audiovisual Abstraction in Comics, Part 2

Is Yokoyama plugged into portability as well? Clearly he is into mobile eyes and mobile ears. How about mobile devices and mobile books, and the techniques of miniaturization, content formatting, and sensorial coordination that they require? What follows is a meandering stab at an answer. Continue reading

 
Hare Tonic

The True History of Eustace Tilley

…And of Other Fictional and Nonfictional “Characters” at The New Yorker

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This Week in Comics

Non ho sonno.

This is the final installment of THIS WEEK IN COMICS! Continue reading

 
What Was Alternative Manga?

Eye Drum: Yokoyama Yuichi and Audiovisual Abstraction in Comics

Looking at how Yokoyama plays with the fact that visual experience in comics is often deeply tied to the ear and, through the ear, the human voice. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (’93-’98 – $1.25)

Dead, irrelevant and forgotten… but enough about me. Continue reading

 
Hare Tonic

The Locher Legend

Dick Locher, 1929-2017 Continue reading

 
Comic Book Decalogue

Episode 22: Katie Skelly

The My Pretty Vampire creator speaks on Kyoko Okazak, Dave Cooper, and Nabokov. Continue reading

 
This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (8/16/17 – Don’t You Worry)

Feels bad, man. Continue reading