2005) - Many people have argued that
the word "comics" has poor connotations. However, it is merely
symptomatic of a larger network of concepts that implicitly hold down
visual language. I address these issues and propose methods to overcome
Fight the Comic
2004) - This is another piece about
the business models and social presence of "comics" and visual
language in America.
One breaks down the "political" hierarchies
of the comics industry, while
Part Two argues
for a democratization against the established hierarchies.
Identity Crisis (April
2004) - This essay discusses how
the perspectives of Art versus Language affect the social perceptions
of visual language.
Comics' Boundaries (Jan.
2004) - This piece discusses the
problems facing the comic industry's need for survival and expansion,
and how I think it can overcome them.