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  • “Evolution” of comics

    In reading several of year end wrap ups for the webcomics scene, I’ve seen the term “evolution of the art form” of comics used several times. I just have one […]

  • Reminiscence

    I’ve posted another segment of Permutations today. Here’s some background on the piece “Reminiscence”: The first page for this one sat on my desk for about a month before I […]

  • Cupid Du Coeur

    I’ve posted another segment of Permutations today. Here’s some background on the piece “Cupid Du Coeur”: I greatly enjoyed the mixing of visual styles in this piece. Much of the […]

  • Musings on Time and Space

    One of the papers I’m currently writing is about how “time” is understood across sequences of panels. Scott McCloud’s basic position on this is that “time = space,” so moving […]

  • Introspection and the haze of definitions

    In one of my linguistics classes last year, my professor claimed that the arbitrariness of language was noted as early as 2500 years ago in China, by the philosopher Laozi. […]

  • Origin of the Species, mon

    Whoever thought of this is brilliant. I’ve heard that we’re in the age of the remix, and this is certainly the coolest presentation of “Origin of the Species” I’ve ever […]

  • Time

    I’ve posted another segment of Permutations today. Here’s some background on the piece “Time” in that collection: Inspired by a chapter of the book Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman, the […]

  • We the People 101

    One of the projects I’ve been working on slowly over the past several months is a new edition of the book I did with Thom Hartmann, We the People: A […]

  • Subjectivity and a rant on Comics Scholarship

    So, this is a review of a paper that is listed in my bibliography. If you’d like to see more of these, let me know… Driest, Joris. 2005. Subjective Narration […]

  • Tis the Season: Happy Bodhi Day!

    This will probably only be funny to a few people, but…