Category Archives: sequential art

comics with separate script + artwork

(c) fleetway 1966 here a distinction is going to be made between what most people think of as a comic strip (an industrial artform consisting of intermingling verbal + visual systems, ie with script + artwork in the same panel) … Continue reading

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mixed media in comics

comics do not normally involve mixed media in an obvious way (not now mckean) + tend to save incorporating other artforms like photography until they are needed for a spectacular effect, as in the three pages from thor 161 reproduced … Continue reading

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if two different comic book artists were given the same script would they interpret it differently in their artwork

someone (John Lowe) has had a great idea: to give two or three different comic book artists the same script, examine how their results differ after turning it into a comic strip + then interview them about that.  all this … Continue reading

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things appearing at the back of the panel in comic book artwork

this article concerns panels where an event of significance for the story is occuring in the foreground while some non narrative thing at the back of the shot is also observed signifying something different, at a tangent from, or possibly … Continue reading

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