For the past month or so, the key buzzword in comics has been “conversation.” At some point, the problem children of comics realized that shock was a loaded term and they needed to find a new way to absolve themselves of blame and guilt any time a questionable work of theirs received intense scrutiny and […]
What Conversation is Image Actually Willing to Listen to with Divided States of Hysteria?
Having even a slight interest in comics while being active on Twitter means witnessing more or less nonstop conversation about the industry, its works and the creators living within it. Comics is in a state of constant discourse, partially because even as its impact on culture grows, its world remains unbelievably small, making it easy […]
ymmv: Write Something That Goddamn Matters
Before I go, I want to write something that matters. The real lasting works of this world tell a story that’s about something and that can change people. And the very best of them do it when sometimes you don’t even realize it. If I want a didactic text to tell me what to do, […]