The Sound of Silence

It could be argued that a truly silent comic is devoid of any sound whatsoever. Personally I don’t take such a strict view. In my opinion a silent comic is a comic whose narrative is driven by sequential imagery alone without the use of dialogue between characters. I feel that the use of onomatopoeia, words […]

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Mort Walker – The Lexicon of Comicana

There are any number of ways to express emotions, moods and states of characters in comic books. Sometimes these expression are exaggerated and others they are subtle. Often times these expressions are depicted in ways which are slightly abstract when we think about them yet they are understood and accepted readily by readers. Take for […]

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The Silent Appeal

When asked to define a comic, the definition will most likely indicate that a comic is a narrative or idea expressed through sequential images which combine words and pictures. Although in truth this kind of definition fits a large majority of comics, there are many comics which do not exactly fit this description. There are […]

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