Monday, September 5 2011
While there are prose books that use pictures for illustrative purposes, only in comics are stories actively told through both written words and drawn pictures.
Monday, June 7 2010
For both writers and artists working on adaptations of movies and TV shows, the challenge is to find a working space wherein one's own sensibilities can be effectively meshed with the look and feel of the original text and into a book that works for readers.
Monday, June 1 2009
That “comics” persists in connoting “pulp” and “graphic novels” implies something “literary” is purely a matter of convention, and is not because those are the inherent meanings or implications of the terms.
Monday, December 15 2008
What do the worlds contained within comics, within and between panels, tell us about the worlds in which we live out our lives?
Sunday, August 5 2007
Wolk discusses each selection with a fan's enthusiasm and a critic's eye for detail.
Friday, December 3 2004
This documentary on defiantly obscure indie-rock cult figure Jandek reveals not so much the man-behind-the-myth, but rather, the myth-behind-the-myth.