Author: mtorres

Form

Comics unlike a traditional story or novel gives the story to the viewer in a much more accessible way. Even if a reader can’t fully follow or understand the story through the text in the comic, the images provide a basis and a context for them to be able to follow along and figure it..

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Batman for children?

As a child The Bat-Man comics were some of the few comics I was able to read as a kid because comics were expensive and The Bat-man was one I once found in school to be able to read. As a child I really liked The Bat-Man comics and thought they were extraordinarily entertaining. Now..

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Wow Tatsumi and Emotional depth

Tatsumi is an amazing comic artist. Not only was the written story the perfect amount of words and content (in terms of meaning) it helped to serve the visual art and vice versa. Tatsumi didn’t just have this comic to plainly serve us a certain ideology or story, he invited us into the inner minds..

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Erasure In Comics

In todays class I finally figured out where I want to go with my final paper. The idea came from the quick comment about erasure in comics, specifically this time with Storm. I had made a note when reading X-men about how they europeanized her but didn’t even realize they completely changed her name from..

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Jackie Ormes is a godsend.

I have been thinking a lot about what I want to write for my final paper recently. I was lingering on the idea of writing about comic book artists that have an unfiltered outright way of dealing with social issues within their comics. I was craving that direct jab at the incredibly broken systems we..

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