Wednesday, January 23 2013
If the digital ereader has made anything clear, it's that the physicality of the book is, for most practical purposes, incidental, an accident of time and place. Building Stories, by contrast, is deliberately material in a way that most books are not.
Thursday, January 12 2012
There are thorny creative and artistic questions to be addressed in the development of comics for e-reading; we'll have to get beyond models that see the digital as little more than an adaptation of the analog.
Wednesday, March 10 2010
In comics not everyone can write nor draw (nor ink, color nor letter). So, there will always be 'great' works that cannot be attributed to a single talented contributor.
Monday, February 4 2008
If Ware's skill as an artist is to find the never-ending manifestations of sorrow and melancholy, his failure as a writer is to find meaning or resolution within them.
Thursday, November 15 2012
Building Stories is a kind of do-it-yourself narrative: a set of stories that revolve around the residents of a Chicago apartment building, and at the same time, a meditation on how stories are built.