Comics

2013

  1. A torrent of writing about the comics on my desk 12/6 - 12/7
  2. My First SPX
  3. Every Comic I Read in 2013: August
  4. Every Comic I Read in 2013: July
  5. Every Comic I Read in 2013: June
  6. Every Comic I Read in 2013: May
  7. Every Comic I Read in 2013: April
  8. Ga(ro/ps)
  9. Every Comic I Read in 2013: March
  10. Comics as "écriture": Balthazar Kaplan
  11. Every Comic I Read in 2013: February
  12. Every Comic I Read in 2013: January

2012

  1. Best Comics I Read in 2012
  2. Post-BCGF
  3. Building Stories, first read
  4. (at The Hooded Utilitarian) "Dungeons & Nostalgia"
  5. Comics Poetry, Poetry Comics, Graphic Poems
  6. "Literary" Comics
  7. (at The Hooded Utilitarian) "A Peter that Never Existed"
  8. MoCCA 2012
  9. On Locas: La Maggie La Superhero
  10. Comics Books 2011

2011

  1. Manga 2011
  2. Minicomics and Short Stories 2011
  3. Webcomics 2011
  4. Astral Talk edited by Aidan Koch
  5. BCGF 2011
  6. Best American Comics Notables 2011
  7. What makes a comic great?
  8. Quote: Comics as Collage
  9. One-Panel Criticism: King-Cat No. 65
  10. Writing about Colosse
  11. Top 10 Comics circa June 1 2011
  12. Essay on: Jaime Hernandez's Locas
  13. Favorites: "Psalm" by John Porcellino
  14. MMF: Cross Game by Mitsuru Adachi
  15. Lone Pine by Jed McGowan
  16. Excess and the Everyday in Hanawa's Doing Time
  17. Fabrice Neaud on Stylistic Change
  18. MoCCA Festival 2011
  19. Interview with Austin English
  20. Anthology Round-Up
  21. Kozue Amano's Aria: Nostalgia etc
  22. Grey Supreme 1 by Mark Laliberte
  23. One-Page Criticism: Prince Valiant #199
  24. MMF: Barefoot Gen by Keiji Nakazawa
  25. Deborah Turbeville: Past Imperfect
  26. Brickbrickbrick by Mark Laliberte
  27. Best Online Comics Criticism 2010: Derik's List
  28. One-Page by Blaise Larmee
  29. One Blueberry Panel
  30. Flesh and Bone by Julie Gfrorer

2010

  1. Best Print Comics of 2010
  2. Best Webcomics of 2010
  3. The Whale by Aidan Koch
  4. Points de vue
  5. LitGraphic at the Michener Museum
  6. The Zabime Sisters by Aristophane
  7. Alternative Comics Roundtable
  8. Translation of Neaud on Aristophane
  9. Talking Head
  10. A page from Cross Game
  11. Discussing Style
  12. International
  13. Technological Advances?
  14. Renoir on Plagiarism
  15. Trains are Mint 7
  16. Bordwell on Show and Tell
  17. Masereel's Leaps in Time
  18. PACC Follow-up
  19. Mushishi 8-9-10
  20. Two Panels by Herge
  21. Best American Comics Criticism?
  22. Talking, Thinking, and Seeing in Pictures: Narration, Focalization, and Ocularization in Comics Narratives
  23. Garo Manga Exhibit
  24. Asterios Polyp: Word balloons, colors, etc.
  25. La Bande Dessinee, Mode D'Emploi by Groensteen
  26. The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R Crumb
  27. Abstract Comics: The Discussion
  28. Proper Go Well High by Oliver East
  29. Friday by Jenni Rope
  30. Pascal Matthey’s Scenic Descriptions
  31. My Best Comics of 2009

2009

  1. Elements by G#ROM
  2. Driven By Lemons by Joshua Cotter
  3. Travel by Yuichi Yokoyama
  4. The Hot Breath of War by Alixopulos
  5. Poem Strip by Dino Buzzati
  6. Masterpiece Comics by R Sikoryak
  7. Super Spy by Matt Kindt
  8. Suppli 1-3 by Mari Okazaki
  9. Yes and Hypnotizing by Aidan Koch
  10. Archaeology by James McShane
  11. Exploding Head Man by Jason Overby
  12. Aria v5 by Kozue Amano
  13. Tarzan: The Jesse Marsh Years
  14. A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
  15. Map of My Heart by John Porcellino
  16. Lose 1 by Michael Deforge
  17. The First Transmission of the MCC
  18. Alex Toth Doodle Book
  19. The Complete Jack Survives by Jerry Moriarty
  20. Le Tricheur by Ruppert and Mulot
  21. Rereading Hutch Owen
  22. Ending Asterios Polyp
  23. Kramer's Ergot 7 at du9
  24. Warmer and Little Flashes by Aidan Koch
  25. Translation: Poison River and the vertiginous ellipsis
  26. Reading Bande Dessinee by Ann Miller
  27. Comic Art: Characteristics and Potentialities of a Narrative Medium, Abbott (1986)
  28. Le Voyage by Baudoin
  29. Snowy Sees Double
  30. Petit Trait by Baladi
  31. Man of My Heart by Toth
  32. Oishinbo 1 and 2 by Kariya and Hanasaki
  33. Hoytiden by Rui Tenreiro
  34. Comics by Allan Haverholm
  35. Posts on Tezuka's Phoenix
  36. Phoenix Volume 10 and 11: Sun
  37. MoCCA 2009 Recap
  38. Phoenix 9: Strange Beings
  39. Lone Wolf and Akira
  40. Phoenix 9: Life
  41. Phoenix 7 and 8: Civil War
  42. Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey
  43. Phoenix 6: Nostalgia
  44. Phoenix Volume 8: Robe of Feathers
  45. Phoenix Volume 5: Resurrection
  46. Phoenix Volume 4: Karma
  47. Phoenix Volume 3: Space
  48. Phoenix Volume 3: Yamato
  49. Phoenix Volume 2: Future
  50. Transformative Constraint in the Comics Classroom
  51. Phoenix Volume 1: Dawn
  52. The Structure of Tezuka's Phoenix
  53. Cold Heat: The Series 5-6 by Jones and Santoro
  54. 08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail
  55. Ordinary Victories 2 by Manu Larcenet
  56. Panel Madness Day Four: Rubber Blanket Issue 2 Page 38
  57. Dash Shaw Interview at du9
  58. Parille on Acme Novelty 19
  59. Hart on Drama vs Poetry
  60. More Mushishi
  61. Mushishi by Yuki Urushibara
  62. Metacriticism: Stolidly Gestural
  63. Best Webcomics of 2008
  64. Best Comics of 2008

2008

  1. Solipsist's Doodles by Jason Overby
  2. Santoro on Page Composition
  3. Godek's Everyday
  4. Bourbon Island 1730 by Apollo and Trondheim
  5. A Block of Panels in Solanin
  6. Branigan on Point of View
  7. Kinetic Krigstein
  8. Love and Rockets: New Stories
  9. Anchorage and Relay
  10. Craghead is a poet
  11. Jessica by Jason Overby
  12. Text, image, layout, rhetoric
  13. Red Colored Elegy by Seiichi Hayashi
  14. Categorization in Analysis
  15. Comics Schemata
  16. Two Peanuts Anomalies
  17. Pleasures of the Comics
  18. Bottomless Belly Button by Dash Shaw
  19. Freedom within Boundaries - Presentation
  20. 3 Appreciations of Frank Santoro – 3
  21. 3 Appreciations of Frank Santoro – 2
  22. 150 panels of Concrete
  23. 3 Appreciations of Frank Santoro - 1
  24. Time Overlapping
  25. Cave and Jungle
  26. Breathtaking View
  27. Spuk (Thesen gegen den Fruhling) by Niklaus Ruegg
  28. Auden on Critics
  29. Shortcomings by Adrian Tomine
  30. Rubiah and Radioactive Forever
  31. Metronome by Veronique Tanaka
  32. Write what you know or like
  33. Analytical criticism
  34. Wordless Novels and At a Crossroads
  35. Thought Balloon Ellipses
  36. Experimentation and Pretension
  37. Morgan on Single Panels
  38. Morgan on Description in Comics
  39. Pratt drawrite
  40. Trains Are Mint by Oliver East
  41. Panter image
  42. The Lady's Murder
  43. The Essay
  44. Stephen Frug on Graphic Novels and Length
  45. Dash Shaw on stories and worlds
  46. Thoreau at Walden by John Porcellino
  47. Cold Heat Specials
  48. Making Meaning Notes
  49. Arriola draws music
  50. Maggots by Brian Chippendale
  51. Drawrite
  52. Bordwell on Criticism
  53. Attention Grabbing
  54. Panels & Pictures: Text
  55. Fields and Diagrams
  56. H2 by Mitsuru Adachi
  57. Pettibon Abstract Comic
  58. More on Definitions
  59. Invisible Style
  60. Satchel Paige by Sturm and Tommaso
  61. Gary Gygax RIP
  62. The Golem's Mighty Swing
  63. Reviews v Criticism
  64. Cotton Woods by Ray Gotto
  65. Image Text Interaction Coffee
  66. Panels & Pictures: Definition
  67. Godard and constructive editing
  68. Reading Comics by Douglas Wolk
  69. Panels & Pictures: Close Reading Krigstein
  70. First Peanuts Sunday
  71. Best Comics Criticism of 2007
  72. Film Reviewing Film Criticism
  73. Gasoline Alley

2007

  1. Best Comics of 2007
  2. Marsh Composition and Color
  3. Aborted Groensteen Review
  4. Trains Are Mint
  5. White Rapids by Pascal Blanchet
  6. Aqua 1 by Kozue Amano
  7. Favorite Peanuts Strip
  8. Exit by Nabiel Kanan
  9. Page Flow in Andromeda
  10. The Three Paradoxes by Paul Hornschemeier
  11. Panels & Pictures: List
  12. Music in Comics
  13. All Over Coffee by Paul Madonna
  14. Long Form Serialization
  15. Gray Horses by Hope Larson
  16. Papercutter 2 and 4
  17. Yukiko's Spinach by Boilet
  18. Ordering Strips
  19. Nonplot-Based Narrative Ordering
  20. American Elf Volume 2
  21. Writing about Margins
  22. Anders Nilsen in Mome
  23. Panels & Pictures: One Page
  24. The Hero's Life and Death Triumphant
  25. Panels & Pictures: One Panel
  26. Top 10 Works of Fiction
  27. Salmon Doubts

2006

  1. Saul Steinberg
  2. My Best of 2006
  3. Ninja by Brian Chippendale
  4. Romance Without Tears
  5. Whoa Nellie
  6. Cold Heat 2
  7. The Mother's Mouth
  8. Mamet on Comics
  9. What's Wrong With This Post
  10. Making Comics
  11. Tintin and the Secret of Literature
  12. Panels: Herge's TV
  13. Les Bijoux Ravis
  14. Phoenix 7 and 8
  15. On Ghost of Hoppers
  16. Pierre Alechinsky
  17. Bechdel on Everyday
  18. Finder V8
  19. Two more Twombly
  20. Morlac
  21. Mary Perkins On Stage
  22. Saikano
  23. Alpha Flight Pictureless
  24. CHRZ
  25. Promethea
  26. Archie Americana
  27. Cold Heat 1 by Jones and Santoro
  28. Storeyville by Santoro
  29. Craghead Schulz Tribute
  30. Complete Peanuts V5
  31. Le Combat Ordinaire T3
  32. Panels: L&R 16
  33. Incanto by Santoro
  34. Move to the City
  35. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
  36. Alex Toth's Zorro
  37. Daredevil 26-81
  38. Dash Shaw's Symbolia
  39. Dinosaur Comics by Ryan North
  40. Guardians of the Kingdom
  41. Alcoholalia by Andrei Molotiu
  42. Bleu by Lewis Trondheim
  43. Fine Art and Comics
  44. Désoeuvré by Lewis Trondheim
  45. New Porcellino Micros
  46. Prince Valiant: An American Epic
  47. Lapinot et les Carottes de Patagonie
  48. Panels: Colan's Monochrome Bogie
  49. Daydreams and Nightmares
  50. Panels: Steranko's Psychedelic Silhouettes
  51. Marvel Romance Review
  52. Stars, Crosses & Stripes Review
  53. Panels: Krigstein's Multi-Panel
  54. The First Kingdom Vol 1
  55. Ganges 1 Review
  56. Dylan Horrock's Atlas 1 and 2
  57. Winsor McCay's Little Nemo
  58. Chimera Review
  59. Graphic Novels v. Novels
  60. King-Cat No. 66
  61. Times of Botchan Review
  62. Krigstein on Panels and Pages
  63. The Comic Strip Art of Lyonel Feininger
  64. Six Hundred Seventy-Six Apparitions of Killoffer Review
  65. Masters of American Comics - Catalog
  66. Polly and Her Pals
  67. Ordinary Victories by Manu Larcenet
  68. Mary Fleener's Stylistic Dynamism
  69. Art of the Funnies and the Comic Book: Aesthetic Histories
  70. Briefly on: Panel Composition
  71. Blue by Kiriko Nananan
  72. King-Cat #65: Places by John Porcellino
  73. Maximum FF Review
  74. Best of 2005, It's Unavoidable

2005

  1. Arf! The Life and Times of Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray
  2. Hicksville Review
  3. Teratoid Heights by Mat Brinkman
  4. Gemma Bovary at The Quarterly Conversation
  5. Mister O by Lewis Trondheim
  6. Louis Riel by Chester Brown
  7. One Hundred Demons Review
  8. Adventures of Tintin Review
  9. Satisfactory Comics 6
  10. Flash Gordon Review
  11. Prince Valiant 11 by Hal Foster
  12. 99 Ways to Tell a Story Review
  13. Pictureless Comics
  14. Corto Maltese En Siberie
  15. The Walking Man
  16. Aria by Kozue Amano
  17. Different Ugliness Different Madness
  18. Best of Nancy
  19. The Art of the Possible by Kenneth Koch
  20. Quiet Country Cafe
  21. Swan Vol 1 by Ariyoshi Kyoko
  22. Best of Little Nemo
  23. Krazy Kat 1931 - 1932
  24. Nogegon by Schuiten and Schuiten
  25. Levels of Abstraction
  26. Systeme de la bande dessinee
  27. Two by Jason
  28. D+Q Showcase 3
  29. In Formosas Dire Straits by Milton Caniff
  30. NYC Trip, Art and Comics
  31. Case, Planche, Recit
  32. Never Ending Summer by Allison Cole
  33. Oupus 1
  34. Literary Graphic Novels?
  35. The Girlfriend Trilogy
  36. Bone: One Volume by Jeff Smith
  37. Or Else 1 by Kevin Huizenga
  38. Matt Madden Interview
  39. TV as Fragmented Muse
  40. Postcard Narrative

2004

  1. My Best of 2004
  2. A Fine Mess 2 by Matt Madden
  3. Dave Sim’s Cerebus
  4. RabbitHead by Rebecca Dart
  5. Cerebus, Procedural Constraints