COMIC IS ART: REIVINDICANDO A GUIDO BUZZELLI (20 RAZONES POR LAS QUE HOMENAJEAR SU OBRA Y EXIGIRLA AL MUNDO EDITORIAL PATRIO) - 1ª PARTE. Scott McCloud. Journal » Archive » Some Thoughts on Asterios Polyp. First of all, if you haven’t read David Mazzucchelli’s fantastic graphic novel Asterios Polyp, I strongly recommend getting yourself a copy.
And stop reading this post now until after you’ve read the book. If you’ve read Asterios Polyp once… Read it again. Seriously, Mazzucchelli’s book is a great re-reading experience. There are things you’re only likely to notice the second or third time around, and at least a few locked doorways in early sections that only open with keys from later chapters. If you’ve read Asterios Polyp more than once… Okay, NOW we can talk.
Here are a few things that caught my eye, in no particular order. Graphic Journalism and Visual Storytelling. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship. Comics and Architecture, Comics in Architecture A (not so) short recount of the interactions between architecture and graphic narrative  Nemo’s trip through a hyperbolic Manhattan in Little Nemo in Slumbeland.
All plates from September 1907 (Detail) © Winsor McCay Essay by Koldo Lus Arana “It is true that mass media propose in a massive amount and without previous discrimination several elements of information where valid data cannot be told from the pure entertainment. But denying that this accumulation of information can become formation equals to having a clearly pessimistic opinion of human nature, and to not believing that an accumulation of quantitative data, bombing with stimuli the intelligences of a great amount of people can become, in some, a qualitative mutation.” Umberto Eco  “Why do you want to drag me here and there, you illiterates? Academic disdain notwithstanding, the exploration of the relationships between comics and architecture has been a not quite visible yet recurring phenomenon throughout the history of the medium.
I. The overlaps between comics and architecture are not a recent phenomenon. Manga Fox - Read Manga Online for Free! Comics en extinción? ARQ + URB + CÓMIC. Little Nemo's Kat. What is Comics Journalism? For a condensed summary of what comics journalism is, in comics format, check out my recent piece for Poynter.org here.
Or you could read the fully interactive version here. For those of you strapped for time, here’s a 3 minute explanation from my Knight Fellowship of what comics journalism is, how it works, and where it’s going. This page is dedicated to showcasing graphic journalism/non-fiction talents around the world, from the professional level to grass-roots. I might even add an FAQ when I get the chance. For now, content yourselves with the following resources – and feel free to suggest any that I might have missed. Here’s the livestreamed feed of the Graphic Journalism Panel I was on with Susie Cagle, Erin Polgreen and Wendy Macnaughton at the Online News Association conference at the end of last year: ‘Building Stories,’ by Chris Ware. The most despairing image in Chris Ware’s magnificent new graphic novel, “Building Stories” — and there are plenty of candidates — depicts a dumpy middle-aged couple, naked in their bedroom.
She’s just dropped her clothes to the floor; he’s lying on the bed, oblivious to her, his face and chest illuminated by the iPad propped on his belly. You will never be able to read “Building Stories” on a digital tablet, by design. It is a physical object, printed on wood pulp, darn it. Dykestowatchoutfor.com. The Digital Comic Museum - Free and Public Domain Comic Books. Free Comics. 1940s Multi-Panel Pans. Listed in publication date order. (1940 None posted yet.)
Two-panel pan sequence from Krazy Kat, December 21, 1941, by George Herriman December 21, 1941 – from newspaper Sunday page Krazy Kat by George Herriman (scan from book Masters of American Comics, 2005, Yale University Press.) George Herriman’s (1880-1944) layouts (storytelling, themes, language, colors, etc.) are wildly inventive. I am impressed with the symmetry and the use of a circular-shaped panel – not an easy thing to weave into the rectangular grid of the comic page.
Found in the Collection: Winsor McCay’s “The Tale of the Jungle Imps” In 2006, a phone call came to the Cartoon Library for curator Lucy Caswell from a local business woman asking that Lucy take a look at some old cartoon drawings she had found.
When the woman arrived the next day with a shabby, portfolio-sized cardboard box, no one could have guessed the magnitude of the discovery she had made in the back of her grandfather’s old shop. Inside, were eleven large original Winsor McCay drawings of his comic feature The Tale of the Jungle Imps. Unlike the originals from McCay’s other strips, all eleven of the Jungle Imps were fully and beautifully hand-colored with watercolor. The Digital Comic Museum - Free and Public Domain Comic Books.
BERGHAHN JOURNALS : Oxford, New York : Celebrating 21 Years of Independent Publishing! An Animatic Series on YouTube. Comicalités - Études de culture graphique. 1940s Multi-Panel Pans. Listed in publication date order. (1940 None posted yet.)
Two-panel pan sequence from Krazy Kat, December 21, 1941, by George Herriman. Ephemeral landscapes: the "map" LA CANCIÓN DE TRISTAN.: Una secuencia memorable (1) The Spirit daily strips. Las tiras diarias de The Spirit dibujadas por Will Eisner no son tan conocidas como las historias de 7 páginas publicadas en el cuaderno dominical.
Normalmente se considera que el formato reducido y limitado de la tira condicionaba en demasía la capacidad de innovación que demostraron Eisner y compañia cada domingo sobre todo a partir de 1946. Sin embargo yo no estoy nada de acuerdo con esta impresión y creo que esta secuencia ilustra claramente mi afirmación. Corresponde al período inicial de la serie, concretamente del dia 25/11/1941 al 29/11/1941. Es una secuencia de enlace entre la primera y la segunda historia donde vemos que un moribundo millonario llamado Squire Sampson lanza ante notario una terrible maldición; quien descubra la identidad secreta de The Spirit recibirá un millón de dólares. Jack 'King' Kirby - Comic Book DB. Also Credited As:Bursten, Martin A.
Curtiss, Jack Davis, Curt - 'pseudonym for Jack Kirby' Kurtzberg, Jacob. Percy Gloom. E-Comics: DESCARGA DIRECTA: batman arkham asylum comic. Found in the Collection: Winsor McCay’s “The Tale of the Jungle Imps”