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  • Comic Theory 101: In Place of Another

    Comic Theory 101: In Place of Another

    This article was originally written for my periodic column at the online magazine Comixtalk in October 2005. One of the most famous theories that Scott McCloud set forth in Understanding Comics was that […]

  • Comic Theory 101: Seeing Rhymes

    Comic Theory 101: Seeing Rhymes

    This article was originally written for my periodic column at the online magazine Comixtalk in June 2006. As you probably know, I’ve been expounding on a theory that sequential images can […]

  • Comic Theory 101: Visual Poetry

    Comic Theory 101: Visual Poetry

    This article was originally written for my periodic column at the online magazine Comixtalk in November 2006. In this column I’d like to continue our discussion of the potential for visual […]

  • Comic Theory 101: Too Many Twos

    Comic Theory 101: Too Many Twos

    This article was originally written for my periodic column at the online magazine Comixtalk in March 2006.

  • Comic Theory 101: Loopy Framing

    Comic Theory 101: Loopy Framing

    This article was originally written for my periodic column at the online magazine Comixtalk in March 2007. by Neil Cohn and Tym Godek Over the years, some graphic elements have become […]

  • Creating new face emoji

    Creating new face emoji

    It’s been awhile since I’ve done a blog post, but here’s some fun news… I helped create several of the new emoji that have recently been added to phones, and […]

  • From “learning to draw” to “acquiring a visual vocabulary”

    From “learning to draw” to “acquiring a visual vocabulary”

    Many people feel they “can’t draw”, which seems odd given assumptions about drawing as a direct pathway to visual concepts. Most of us can see, so why can’t we draw? […]

  • 2019: My publications in review

    2019: My publications in review

    It’s now become an annual tradition for me to summarize my publications from the past year (2016, 2017, 2018). Well, 2019 has been an exciting year of papers for me, […]

  • New paper: Visual narrative comprehension: Universal or not?

    New paper: Visual narrative comprehension: Universal or not?

    My latest paper has now been published in Psychonomic Bulletin and Review entitled “Visual Narrative Comprehension: Universal or not?” This paper explores to what degree sequences of images are universally […]

  • Interview with A. David Lewis

    I had the pleasure of being interviewed on a streaming video with the comics scholar A. David Lewis recently, and he’s now posted the video online! His primary line of […]