Author: strudeau

Manga and Anime

I’ve grown up watching anime my entire life. It started with watching Yu-Gi-Oh! when I was 9 years old. Since then I’ve matured a little more and thankfully the anime that has been put out and done successfully has as well. That being said, the world of manga is completely new to me despite being engrossed into anime since childhood.… Read more →

Music In Animation

I thought the activity we did in class by taking the animations by Winsor McCay was very insightful. The differences of atmosphere between the same cartoon but with differing soundtracks was very surprising and exciting. The two that stood out in my mind were the different musics of The Sinking of the Lusitania. The original YouTube video has dramatic orchestra… Read more →

At Least It’s Not Comic Sans

Something that I think is obvious about graphic novels is that imagery and art is very differing in style and application depending on the artist. However, I only recently discovered the use of stylized font in a graphic novel can achieve personality in a work. I discovered this by reading Grant Morrison’s Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth. While the imagery… Read more →