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  • Spread @1:53AM, 2017-01-23
    Tags: , art spiegelman, comic book, , Si Lewen   

    Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen 

    Art Spiegelman is the rejuvenator of many comic art forms and the originator of more. Maus earned him a Pulitzer Prize, but this masterpiece is just the tip of a monument built on three centuries of comics history. The wordless novel is of special historical interest to him. He’s written about Otto Nuckel, Frans Masereel and Lynd Ward, and now he is champion of Si Lewen, whose wordless narrative The Parade (newly reprinted by Abrams) is a forgotten treasure of socially committed art. Spiegelman became friends with Lewen during the last years of the artist’s long life (culminating with Lewen’s passing 10 days after seeing the final copy of Parade). Spiegelman edited and wrote an introduction for the accordion-folded book’s new edition. He also produced two original prints, combining Lewen’s art with his own.
    Via Print Magazine

     
  • Titus Toledo @1:56AM, 2016-07-04
    Tags: , comic book, pamela grossman, witch   

    What is a Witch 

    A page from “What is a Witch” (A poetic and visual conjuring of the witch archetype), a sort of comic book grimoire by witch and author Pamela Grossman and artists Tin Can Forest.

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