From: Lucas Gonze (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Sep 13 2000 - 13:18:35 PDT
Speaking of sinister conspiracies, could it really be coincidence that
"Understanding Comics" and Acme Novelty came out at around the same time? I
think not. We can only conjecture an Illuminati meeting where Chris Ware and
Scott McCloud orchestrated a plan to subvert the MI5-backed superhero
establishment, in a ploy to devastate the CIA stronghold in the post-hippy
underground; cf Gilbert Shelton et al. Chris Ware's stuff is an eerily direct
exploration of McCloud's ideas.
> > Despite my general lack of interest in comic books, he put
> > me on to some
> > good stuff like Watchmen and Why I Hate Saturn. Now *I* have trouble
> > trying to explain comic books/graphic novels as serious art to people.
> Just give them "Understanding Comics", by Scott McCloud, which I love:
> He now also has "Reinventing Comics" out, which seems to be a second in the
> series, but I haven't seen that yet. Scott's site is also wonderful:
> Check out especially his 24-hr comics stuff, under "inventions".
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