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The comic or graphic narrative has always been a unique form of literature that usually combines both text and image. This form of literature is now gaining scholarly recognition for its ability to breathe new life into old stories and represent stories in a nuanced form. Traditional stories or novels put writing on paper and..
Alan Moore does something truly inspiring with his characterization of the individuals he depicts in his comics. He tries to bring out the real personalities of people that consider themselves superheroes. He writes for an adult audience that can clearly understand and even relate to the characters he writes about. The comedian, for example, is..
I never thought I would ever say that the Batman comics remind me of Renaissance portraits of war, suffering, and loss but they often do especially in the Dark Knight series. For example on page 101, panel 1, we see a depiction of Batman on his knees in covered by grey sewage after a tumultuous..
From crying to explicit scenes of sexual encounters, Tatsumi tackles masculinity and manhood in every one of his comics. Every comic can be seen as making a parallel between the loss of the war and the loss of manhood in the characters’ of the narrative. In Tatsumi’s second comic, “Just A Man,” we can see..
Many of the comics we have previously read have aired on the cautionary side of violence. Most of it is due to the Comics Code Authority and our recent grounding in United States literature. Now, however, with Adele Blanc-Sec we can begin to dip our toes back into some realistic violence. By realistic I certainly..
Thank the heavens that our most recent comics have been scanned versions posted on Blackboard. Sometimes I have a hard time retrieving the texts if they are not on the internet. However, the X-Men comics have all been on Blackboard right at my fingertips. When I got to class, nonetheless, I noticed something different about..
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Gordo’s Cat by Gus Arriola encapsulates the beauty and simplicity of everyday life through strong, bold, clear lines. The cat is the star of the comic, circling around his life as a feline friend to Gordo. Interestingly, it seems as though Arriola doesn’t write the storyline himself. Under every title there is a subheading saying..
As with any comic or graphic narrative I find myself lacking characters who are women being represented properly or at all in the literature. We had a good start with Wonder Woman, but it seems like we are regressing while reading Tezuka. I perused the entire text and found only two women represented in the..