comics, Review

Friday Review: Macanudo

You'll be forgiven if you've never heard of this comic. Macanudo is actually a daily comic strip from Argentina by Liniers (I know I must seem like the biggest hipster right now) that I just happened to stumble upon while working the other day. So, technically, this is the second volume of collected strips. However,… Continue reading Friday Review: Macanudo

blog, comics

What is in a Name?

Lately, I've been thinking about the language of comics. Specifically, what we call them in all their variations. We've got comics, graphic novels, trade paper backs, strips, web comics, cartoons. Seems like a lot to me. And, recently, I've had several people ask me about what the proper name is for the medium (a heavy… Continue reading What is in a Name?

comics, Review

Friday Review: Pogo

Currently, I'm fighting with the yearly winter illness that finds me in the dark of the night. So, my brain may not be in the best shape for writing; stick with me. This week I'm reviewing Walt Kelly's famous daily comic strip: Pogo. The volume I read was Volume 1 Through the Wild Blue Yonder.… Continue reading Friday Review: Pogo

comics, Making Comics

The Comic Strip

Long, long ago, before there was the comic book, people depended on the newspapers and magazines comic strips to read what would become known as sequential art. This is a tradition that we still have today, of course, but now not many people think of the comic pages of a newspaper as the cutting edge… Continue reading The Comic Strip