Giving a pass to Johnny Ryan and Benjamin Marra
Archive for: Matt Seneca
In defense of Geoff Johns and Blackest Night.
I wanted to comment on Matt Seneca’s blog about this picture , but the site or my browser is wonky so I couldn’t, so what the hell. We’re not at tcj any more; I can do short posts twelve times a day if I want. Who’s to stop me? Anyway, Matt argues that Eisner’s use [...]
Interview: CF x Matt Seneca If I had to pick a creator who best exemplifies the present moment in the comics medium, it would be Christopher “CF” Forgues. CF’s work encompasses the bleeding-edge immediacy of the most innovative art-comix while retaining the universal themes and broad appeal of classic genre, creating a space for itself [...]
I had no involvement in the selection of this year’s Best Online Comics Criticism. And I don’t plan to talk directly about the list here. Except to point out that it is fatally flawed. Because I’m not on it, damn it. I did think I’d take this opportunity, though, to talk about two of my [...]
During our ominously metastasizing roundtable on R. Crumb’s Genesis, one of the big questions that kept coming up was about whether you should compare comics to other things. Is it fair to set comics next to your meatloaf and say, “You know — comics. Not so tasty”? Is it okay to put them on the [...]