Articles tagged graphic fiction

Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus by Chester Brown

Comics artist Chester Brown makes a provocative argument that Jesus’ underlying message was anti-authoritarian, pro-woman, and pro-sex work.

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The Compulsive Artist: An Interview With Julie Doucet

Julie Doucet is still often associated with her award-winning comics work of the ‘90s. As Carpet Sweeper Tales demonstrates, however, she’s been doing a lot more since moving on from comics.

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There’s Something Oddly Comforting in Chris Oliveros’ Futile Tale

The Envelope Manufacturer is a light parable on the ravages of neoliberal capitalism.

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In ‘Killing and Dying’, Drama Is Hidden Between the Lines of Profile Art and Dialogue

Adrian Tomine's latest collection offers poignant, bittersweet and surprisingly filling snapshots of everyday life.

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What Should One Make of Childlike Comics Depicting the Exploits of an Erotic Dancer?

Canada's first autobiographical comic chronicles the drama of a stripper's life in a lighthearted and welcoming way.

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Of Maus and Men: Postwar Identity Through a Postmodern Lens in Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’

Far more than a comic book with an edge, Maus interrogates the fallacious identity politics of the Nazis, to an unforgettable effect. Given recent events in Europe, this is a vital book to revisit.

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Sunny Side Down by Lev Yilmaz

Image existentialists collaborating about the birth of a cartoonist, his adolescence, and his fruitless journey to rationalize his mediocre life.

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3 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Incognegro

Incognegro proves once more, if proof is still needed, that the graphic novel equals prose, film and stage in its potential for all kinds of creative expression.

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2 Jan 2008 // 3:08 AM

If you wanted to be cool in 2007, you wrote a graphic novel. If you wanted to make a hit film, you bought the rights to

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Edmund and Rosemary Go to Hell by Bruce Eric Kaplan

No one wants to see BEK turn into Lynn Johnston.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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