From Zadie Smith to Ethan Hawke: Why We Love Graphic Novels
Zadie Smith, writer How did you happen to get involved in graphic novels? As a child, I read a lot of comics, mostly old Disney issues about Donald Duck and…

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Tobias Carroll on the Generating Power of Literary Adaptation
Since the advent of language, there is a form of its transmission. Comic book creators have long used literary sources for inspiration or direct retelling. We have come a long…

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DRAWINGS ON WIPES. FEDERICO FELLINI - COMIC Creator
Every true artist reveals to the world his unique unique personality. In my opinion, the main thing that an artist gives to the world is not his paintings, not theoretical…

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Can comics talk about the Holocaust?

About documentary comics
Yakovlev: “It seems to me that they can simply be called graphic literature. Especially this term will help those who are shy of the word “comic”. As for the directions, most of these comics are autobiographical – the same “Mouse” and “Persepolis”. An interesting fact: in France, readers of comics, of which there are a huge number – comics are the ninth art form there – did not respond to Persepolis at all. But the reaction of literary readers went, so a new audience appeared. Therefore, the term “graphic literature” is quite good for comics that are not very similar to traditional American comics. ” Continue reading

DRAWINGS ON WIPES. FEDERICO FELLINI – COMIC Creator

Every true artist reveals to the world his unique unique personality. In my opinion, the main thing that an artist gives to the world is not his paintings, not theoretical developments, but his own unique way to create, his amazing and new reaction to what is happening around.

Mirrey Amiel words: “How poor the imagination of Fellini, how wretched the redundancy of his films, and the frequent repetitions compared to the impudence of Ferreri.” Sometimes I was ready to agree with him. But in the name of Fellini is hidden a mystery that radiates energy, thanks to which, Fellini turned into the emblem of world cinema.

Tarkovsky’s words: “He creates his own poetic world in order to express through it with the wholeness that Continue reading

The art of illustrating the "Art of War"
When more than thirty years ago Tsai (Tsai Chih Chung) decided to adapt Sun Tzu's “Art of War” into a more modern format, he wanted to breathe new life into…

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Body of work: how a graphic novel became an outlet for the release of female shame
This art form has allowed many female illustrators to point out inconsistencies in how they see their bodies and the bodies of men around them. Author: Abrams Books A Picture…

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When were superheroes gloomy and harsh?
The conditional periodization of American comic books about superheroes implies decline. The formation years of the genre, 1938-1945, are called the Golden Age. Then - after a ten-year hiatus, when…

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Deadpool - The New Odyssey: How Comic Book Characters Look Like Characters From Ancient Myths
Superheroes rule pop culture - and it did not start today or yesterday. The Daily Poster understands their pedigree, going straight from the gods and mythological archetypes. Artifact owners In…

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