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The Treachery of Images in Krazy Kat

When I was a kid, I read lots of newspaper comic strips, in big anthologies, and I got so familiar with the tropes and formulas that even a second-grader like me could replicate them in my own crudely drawn comics. It’s understandable that after consistently following a formula of two (or more, if it’s a Sunday strip) panels of setup,… Read more →

Reading “The City” by Masereel was a nice way to start the class. I liked easing into things by looking at each picture, though I did find myself searching for some sort of story line and felt a little disconnected from the work because of its apparent lack of one. As an English major, I automatically look for that connection,… Read more →