After reading many works in this class, some of which were collaborations between multiple artists, and others being solo works from one person, I believe that working as one creator is better, and the solo artists we read during the semester would have been reduced by the collaborative process. I wasn’t sure which one I..
After watching the interview with Moore when he reads Rorschach’s opening diary entry I cannot read those parts without hearing his voice. The dramatic tone that he uses makes it abundantly clear to me that he is putting himself into his work as Rorschach, the twisted, depressed, psychotic vigilante. I went back and read several..
It was interesting that The Killing Joke was brought up in class today because I think that is my favorite Joker. While I found the brutalization of women unnecessary I like how the Joker in that story plays into his clown role. In my opinion that is when the Joker is the best. His use of..
I was surprised to find that I actually didn’t love reading the X-Men. Similarly to how I felt about Tintin I just never worried for the characters in the first issues. Magneto is a scary villain, but he poses no real threat to the superheroes fighting him. It was clear they were going to win,..
I have found the collaborative comic process extremely interesting. I have never done a lot of creative work, especially when it comes to visual arts. It was so fun and funny to get together with my group and begin brainstorming ideas. There were so many initially, and in so many different themes. After getting the..
I believe that Crime SuspenStories is the best work we have looked at so far. I love the art style done by EC Comics and the stories are amazing. They all follow the exact same formula, but I find them interesting and almost funny how cliche and not-scary they are today, even though the artwork is..
I honestly loved the pilot episode of Wonder Woman. I went into the film screening very unsure and not too excited about a 1970s super-hero movie… but it was freaking hilarious. I know “comedy” isn’t exactly what the writers and producers were going for as the only genre, but it really works for the movie..