Tag: I’m the guy with the top hat

Text Bubbles: What Are they Even For?

Text bubbles normally contain a description of the action, the back story or dialog, but that is not all that they can contain or do. Sometimes the authors take special care to integrate the text into the art so that the graphical narrative and the textual can work alongside one another rather than compete for the reader’s attention. One version of… Read more →

Man in the Image(s) of the City

The classes discussion of Masereel, Frans The City (Die Stadt) was as diverse as could be expected from such a textless work. The distinct lack of explanation lead the reader to  form their own, which many of us did, with either a few images in a row or by cherry picking a few that were spread out to forum a narrative that… Read more →