We talk to James Vance about the Great Depression, creeping pessimism, and the challenges of exploring these subjects in comics form in his new graphic novel On the Ropes....more
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Darren G. Davis, author of The 10th Muse and Legend of Isis, two graphic novels with cult followings, is also the creator of Lost Raven, a memoir-style graphic novel about a man who grapples with his diagnosis of HIV while battling creatures made in a government lab....more
The graphic novel illustrations lend themselves well to Bradbury’s prose, and he even went so far as to say that there, “is no difference between a novel and a graphic novel,” which is quite a statement about conveying meaning through form, and the consequences/overall effect of form in art....more
In yesterday’s San Francisco Chronicle, I chat with artist Eric Drooker about animating Allen Ginsberg’s Howl for the film of the same name as the long poem, and his resulting new book, Howl: A Graphic Novel.
One thing that was edited out of my piece was this sentence: “Howl: A Graphic Novel reads like a panoramic urban altar, demanding something deeper than just the reader’s attention.” Maybe readers are afraid of sacrifice?...more
Jason Lutes has completed two of the planned three volumes of his graphic novel series, Berlin, which takes place at the end of the Weimar Republic....more