Friday, November 2, 2007

Reading Comics

Comics criticism in book form?

Comics have come a long way in the last few years towards being accepted as a legitimate art form. Oh, it’s been a commercial art form for a long time, but now it is finally getting its share of critical and cultural approval. Maybe. What it needs right now is informed discussion – criticism – outside the context of fan sites, and within the larger artistic community. Literature has it, films have it, even TV has it. If the medium is going to gain the respect and popularity we fans think it deserves, then we need

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