Reviews // 2 Articles
Egads! Comics! In the Library!
6 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM
Comics, that great corrupter and retarding influence on youth, evoke fear in librarians -- fear of the adults, that is, not the children.
All Cut-Up: Charles Burns's "X'ed Out"
15 Nov 2010 // 6:30 PM
Rather than simply deconstruct the cultural engine that popularized Hergé's Adventures of Tintin, writer-artist Charles Burns relies on visualizing the cut-up technique of Beat writer William Burroughs in X'ed Out.
Black Hole by Charles Burns
9 May 2006 // 7:00 PM
It's Dazed and Confused meets X-Men by way of whatever schlock horror film is at the multiplex this week -- only, you know, without any of the subtext you would usually find in a Richard Linklater film, an X-Men comic book, or your average horror movie.