Comics Writing Communicating with Comic Books

Comics Writing  Communicating with Comic Books

1 Issues 1-5 (First Comics) - The Warlord, v.1. 1-52, v.21-16 (DC Comics) Miller,
Frank & Mazzucchelli, David Daredevil, Born Again (Marvel Comics) Moore, Alan
& Bissette, Stephen Saga of the Swamp Thing (DC Comics) Interviews Gerber, ...

Author: Steven Philip Jones

Publisher: Caliber Comics

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 158

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Comics Writing: Communicating With Comic Books unveils the basics in comics writing from Steven Philip Jones, a professional comic book writer and instructor. Comics Writing shows you the step-by-step process of creating a comics script and how it is turned into a finished comics page. With the help of examples and comic book illustrations, this book will introduce you to: the different styles of comic book scripts; the tools of cartoon communications like panels, borders, and speech balloons; how to write a story as a comics script; the collaborative process between writer and artists; how to find and develop ideas for your comics stories; tips on creating characters; how to avoid common mistakes new comics writers often make; and other tips of the trade. If you're a writer wanting to find out how to write comic books, or if you are any kind of communicator wanting to learn the basics of communicating by using the comics medium Comics Writing can be a valuable tool. A Caliber Comics release.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Phantom Lady Archives V1 1941 1943

Phantom Lady Archives V1  1941   1943

To edit these giants DC could not have made a better choice than the late E.
Nelson Bridwell, creator of The Inferior Five and a much underrated writer.
Nelson was also that rare thing in comics at that time: a true dyed in the wool' fan.
In order ...

Author: The Eisner and Iger studio

Publisher: John Davies

ISBN:

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Page: 200

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Phantom Lady is a fictional superheroine, one of the first female superhero characters to debut in the 1940s Golden Age of Comic Books. Originally published by Quality Comics, the character was subsequently published by a series of now-defunct comic book companies, and a new version of the character currently appears in books published by DC Comics. As published by Fox Feature Syndicate in the late 1940s, the busty and scantily-clad Phantom Lady is a notable and controversial example of "good girl art," a style of comic art depicting voluptuous female characters in provocative situations and pin-up poses that contributed to widespread criticism of the medium's effect on children. Phantom Lady was created by the Eisner & Iger studio, one of the first to produce comics on demand for publishers. The character's early adventures were drawn by Arthur Peddy. The character was ranked 49th in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list. Phantom Lady first appeared in Quality's Police Comics #1 (Aug, 1941), an anthology title the first issue of which also included the debut of characters such as Plastic Man and the Human Bomb. That issue established her alter ego as Sandra Knight, the beautiful Washington, D.C. debutante daughter of U.S. Senator Henry Knight. The issue established that it was not her first appearance as the Phantom Lady, but it did not go into her origin. Stories published decades later by DC Comics would give her a proper origin, which was altered several times to give Sandra a more active role. Her skimpy costume was eventually explained as a deliberate tactic to distract her usually male foes. Sandra Knight assumed the identity of Phantom Lady in a costume consisting of a green cape and the equivalent of a one-piece yellow swimsuit. She used a "black light projector," a device which allowed her to blind her enemies and make herself invisible. She drove a car whose headlights also projected black light when necessary. She was sometimes assisted by her fiance, Donald Borden, an agent of the U.S. State Department. Phantom Lady ran as one of the features in Police Comics through #23. Arthur Peddy continued as the artist through #13, with Joe Kubert drawing her feature in Police Comics #14-16; Frank Borth on #17-21; Arthur Peddy returned for #22,; and Rudy Palais on #23. Phantom Lady also appeared in Feature Comics #69-71 as part of a crossover with Spider Widow and the Raven
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Alan Moore

Alan Moore

The book considers Moore's narrative strategies and pinpoints the main thematic threads in his works: the subversion of genre and pulp fiction, the interrogation of superhero tropes, the manipulation of space and time, the uses of magic and ...

Author: Annalisa Di Liddo

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 1604734760

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

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Eclectic British author Alan Moore (b. 1953) is one of the most acclaimed and controversial comics writers to emerge since the late 1970s. He has produced a large number of well-regarded comic books and graphic novels while also making occasional forays into music, poetry, performance, and prose. In Alan Moore: Comics as Performance, Fiction as Scalpel, Annalisa Di Liddo argues that Moore employs the comics form to dissect the literary canon, the tradition of comics, contemporary society, and our understanding of history. The book considers Moore's narrative strategies and pinpoints the main thematic threads in his works: the subversion of genre and pulp fiction, the interrogation of superhero tropes, the manipulation of space and time, the uses of magic and mythology, the instability of gender and ethnic identity, and the accumulation of imagery to create satire that comments on politics and art history. Examining Moore's use of comics to scrutinize contemporary culture, Di Liddo analyzes his best-known works—Swamp Thing, V for Vendetta, Watchmen, From Hell, Promethea, and Lost Girls. The study also highlights Moore's lesser-known output, such as Halo Jones, Skizz, and Big Numbers, and his prose novel Voice of the Fire. Alan Moore: Comics as Performance, Fiction as Scalpel reveals Moore to be one of the most significant and distinctly postmodern comics creators of the last quarter-century.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Stan Lee s How to Write Comics

Stan Lee s How to Write Comics

Now, for every writer who adores working plot-first, there is another who prefers
writing the full script. There are obviously pros and cons to both styles, and not
everyone is suited to both ways of working. vampire LLAs issue 1 [Pages 1-5) v1.
0 ...

Author: Stan Lee

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 9780823000869

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 224

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Comics icon Stan Lee, creator of the Mighty Marvel Universe, has set about to teach everything he knows about writing and creating comic book characters. In these pages, aspiring comics writers will learn everything they need to know about how to write their own comic book stories, complete with easy to understand instruction, tips of the trade, and invaluable advice even for more advance writers. From the secrets to creating concepts, plots, to writing the script, the man with no peer — Stan Lee—is your guide to the world of writing and creating comics.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

European Comics in English Translation

European Comics in English Translation

Artist and writer Matthias Schultheiss was born in Germany in 1946 , and began
doing comics in 1978 . ... working with several artists . Source : FILIPPINI 98 , v . 1
, p . 769 . Seaver , Richard . Translator of Forest ' s Barbarella ( album 132 ) for ...

Author: Randall William Scott

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: UVA:X004631725

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 395

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European comic authors produced a steady stream of comic material throughout the twentieth century, but gained the world's notice in 1975 when the French magazine Metal Hurlant was founded. A new generation of artists and writers had begun. Soon publishers were producing translations of the new comics into other languages, including English, and comics creators everywhere were inspired to innovation. This is a reference work, arranged by artist or writer, to European comics from the last quarter of the twentieth century that have been translated from any European language into English. It contains a variety of material, from the innocent imperialism of Herge's Tintin to the sadistic murder for hire in Bernet's Torpedo. Albums by a single creator or artist-and-writer team of European origin are the focus; comics in periodicals and anthologies with multiple contributors are excluded. Each entry provides a plot abstract and various notes about the original comic. An author index provides brief biographical information. There is a comprehensive general index.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Kanji de Manga Vol 1

Kanji de Manga Vol  1

Presents an introduction to eighty of the most commonly used Japanese kanji characters, with English translation and a pronunciation guide, in a text with a comic book format.

Author: Glenn Kardy

Publisher: Manga University

ISBN: 9784921205027

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 144

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Presents an introduction to eighty of the most commonly used Japanese kanji characters, with English translation and a pronunciation guide, in a text with a comic book format.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom

Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom

The contributors cover history, gender, the use of specific graphic novels, practical application and educational theory. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Author: Carrye Kay Syma

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786459131

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 296

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Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement. This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using comics and graphic novels in educational settings, from elementary schools through college. The contributors cover history, gender, the use of specific graphic novels, practical application and educational theory.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Secondary Superheroes of Golden Age Comics

Secondary Superheroes of Golden Age Comics

V. #1 (August–September 1949). Unfortunately, Marcoux died in 1946, with his
last issue probably being V. 3 #6 (December 1946). Gruskin and Elliot continued
the writing chores, with other artists mimicking Marcoux's style. After a story in ...

Author: Lou Mougin

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476638607

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 446

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 When Superman debuted in 1938, he ushered in a string of imitators--Batman, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, Captain America. But what about the many less well-known heroes who lined up to fight crooks, super villains or Hitler--like the Shield, the Black Terror, Crimebuster, Cat-Man, Dynamic Man, the Blue Beetle, the Black Cat and even Frankenstein? These and other four-color fighters crowded the newsstands from the late 1930s through the early 1950s. Most have since been overlooked, and not necessarily because they were victims of poor publication. This book gives the other superheroes of the Golden Age of comics their due.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Sketch Monsters V1 Escape of the Scribbles

Sketch Monsters  V1  Escape of the Scribbles

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WRiTiNG coMIcs. ESPECIALLY JAsOII Ho. THE BEST MOTIYATIoIIAI sPEAIIETI.
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Author: Joshua Williamson

Publisher: Oni Press

ISBN: 9781620100691

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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Eight-year-old Mandy isn’t what you’d call an emotional child. Whether at her own surprise birthday party, scoring the winning goal, or being stung by a bee, Mandy doesn’t show her feelings. Instead she draws them as MONSTERS in her sketchbook. But one day emotions run wild and those monsters escape! Mandy’s only help catching them is an eccentric monster named Happster, who causes more problems than he solves. Can Mandy catch all the sketch monsters and return them to her sketchbook before they destroy her town?
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

The Eye of the World The Graphic Novel Volume One

The Eye of the World  The Graphic Novel  Volume One

The conclusion of this volume leaves the travelers on the road to Baerlon, barely ahead of the pursuing Trollocs and Draghkar.

Author: Robert Jordan

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781466840522

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 240

View: 836

With the full cooperation of the Jordan estate, The Eye of the World has been turned into a stunning comic book series written by Chuck Dixon and illustrated by Chase Conley. The first Robert Jordan graphic novel, New Spring: the Graphic Novel, was a New York Times bestseller. The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume One begins Robert Jordan's epic fantasy tale by introducing Rand al'Thor and his friends Matrim and Perrin at the spring festival. Moiraine Damodred and Lan Mandragoran appear, and almost before Rand knows it, he and his friends are fleeing his home village with Moiraine, Lan, and Egwene al'Vere, the innkeeper's daughter, who wishes to become an Aes Sedai. The conclusion of this volume leaves the travelers on the road to Baerlon, barely ahead of the pursuing Trollocs and Draghkar. As they run for their lives, Moiraine and Lan begin to teach the young people what they need to know to survive in this dangerous world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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New Spring the Graphic Novel

New Spring  the Graphic Novel

The eight full-color issues of New Spring, released between 2005 and 2010, tell the story of the search for the infant Dragon Reborn and of the adventures of Moiraine Damodred, a young Aes Sedai, and Lan Mandragoran, the uncrowned king of a ...

Author: Robert Jordan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781466840492

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 256

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In the last few years before his death, Robert Jordan worked closely with Chuck Dixon and Mike Miller on the graphic adaptation of New Spring. The eight full-color issues of New Spring, released between 2005 and 2010, tell the story of the search for the infant Dragon Reborn and of the adventures of Moiraine Damodred, a young Aes Sedai, and Lan Mandragoran, the uncrowned king of a long-dead nation. Adapted by noted comics writer Chuck Dixon with the full cooperation of Robert Jordan, and illustrated by artists Mike Miller and Harvey Tolibao, New Spring will delight any of Robert Jordan's millions of readers. Tor is proud to collect all eight issues of New Spring in a single volume, which will also include developmental art, script pages, and correspondence between Jordan and Dixon. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Encyclopedia of Associations V 1 pt 1

Encyclopedia of Associations V 1  pt  1

Author: Patricia Tsune Ballard

Publisher:

ISBN: 0787648167

Category: Associations, institutions, etc

Page:

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A guide to more than 22,000 national and international organizations, including: trade, business, and commercial; environmental and agricultural; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; engineering, technological, and natural and social sciences; educational; cultural; social welfare; health and medical; public affairs; fraternal, nationality, and ethnic; religious; veterans', hereditary, and patriotic; hobby and avocational; athletic and sports; labor unions, associations, and federations; chambers of commerce and trade and tourism; Greek letter and related organizations; and fan clubs.
Categories: Associations, institutions, etc

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book One

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book One

SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK ONE collects issues #20-27 of this seminal series including the never-before-reprinted SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #20, where Moore takes over as writer and concludes the previous storyline.

Author: Alan Moore

Publisher: DC

ISBN: 9781401241186

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page:

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Before WATCHMEN, Alan Moore made his debut in the U.S. comic book industry with the revitalization of the horror comic book THE SWAMP THING. His deconstruction of the classic monster stretched the creative boundaries of the medium and became one of the most spectacular series in comic book history. With modern-day issues explored against a backdrop of horror, SWAMP THING's stories became commentaries on environmental, political and social issues, unflinching in their relevance. SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK ONE collects issues #20-27 of this seminal series including the never-before-reprinted SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #20, where Moore takes over as writer and concludes the previous storyline. Book One begins with the story "The Anatomy Lesson," a haunting origin story that reshapes SWAMP THING mythology with terrifying revelations that begin a journey of discovery and adventure that will take him across the stars and beyond.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Heritage Comics Dallas Signature Auction Catalog

Heritage Comics Dallas Signature Auction Catalog

44248 George Herriman - Krazy Kat Sunday Comic Strip Original Art, dated 1 1 -
6-2 1 (King Features Syndicate, 1932). lf you've ... One of the earliest and finest
examples of slangy, comic strip writing in which language is fluid and ignores the
... v:eeT\ '• ""• -, '-v- 44262 Bill Hudson (attributed) - Casper the Friendly Ghost #7.

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Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation

ISBN: 1599670631

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V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

A new edition of the graphic novel that inspired the hit movie! A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet.

Author: Alan Moore

Publisher: DC

ISBN: 9781401236311

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

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A new edition of the graphic novel that inspired the hit movie! A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom or personal freedom, and precious little faith in anything, comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts. It's a gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Comic Book Artist Collection Volume 1

Comic Book Artist Collection Volume 1

You know, Neal had taken me into the famous Art-O-Graph room during one of
these early jaunts to New York, one of the first two trips ... I could be wrong, but
Mary might've been the only female writing romance stories, or any other kind of
stories, for that matter—certainly ... You came to aravaagø o - - NN 3ally--1^E
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Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: 1893905039

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 228

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Presents collections of articles that cover the history of comic books along with interviews with notable cartoonists.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Secret History of Marvel Comics

The Secret History of Marvel Comics

The Secret History of Marvel Comics tells this parallel story of 1930s/40s Marvel Comics sharing offices with those Goodman publications not quite fit for children.

Author: Blake Bell

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

ISBN: 9781606995525

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

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The Secret History of Marvel Comics digs back to the 1930s when Marvel Comics wasn't just a comic-book producing company. Marvel Comics owner Martin Goodman had tentacles into a publishing world that might have made that era’s conservative American parents lynch him on his front porch. Marvel was but a small part of Goodman’s publishing empire, which had begun years before he published his first comic book. Goodman mostly published lurid and sensationalistic story books (known as “pulps”) and magazines, featuring sexually-charged detective and romance short fiction, and celebrity gossip scandal sheets. And artists like Jack Kirby, who was producing Captain America for eight-year-olds, were simultaneously dipping their toes in both ponds. The Secret History of Marvel Comics tells this parallel story of 1930s/40s Marvel Comics sharing offices with those Goodman publications not quite fit for children. The book also features a comprehensive display of the artwork produced for Goodman’s other enterprises by Marvel Comics artists such as Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, Alex Schomburg, Bill Everett, Al Jaffee, and Dan DeCarlo, plus the very best pulp artists in the field, including Norman Saunders, John Walter Scott, Hans Wesso, L.F. Bjorklund, and Marvel Comics #1 cover artist Frank R. Paul. Goodman’s magazines also featured cover stories on celebrities such as Jackie Gleason, Elizabeth Taylor, Liberace, and Sophia Loren, as well as contributions from famous literary and social figures such as Isaac Asimov, Theodore Sturgeon, and L. Ron Hubbard.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Power of Scriptwriting Teaching Essential Writing Skills through Podcasts Graphic Novels Movies and More

The Power of Scriptwriting    Teaching Essential Writing Skills through Podcasts  Graphic Novels  Movies  and More

Introduction: Invisible Texts Made Visible 1 Who Should Read This Book 1 How
to Use This Book 6 Why Scripts Are ... 28 29 31 32 35 38 41 42 43 44 The Writing
Process Differentiated Instruction Wrap-Up Comics and Graphic Novel v
Contents.

Author: Peter Gutiérrez

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807772751

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 167

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This dynamic resource offers teachers a new way to energize the teaching of writing while also meeting Common Core State Standards. The author draws on his unique background in education and media to provide this all-in-one resource to help teachers use the versatility of scriptwriting to motivate students and support literacy skills across the disciplines. Each chapter covers a different medium, outlining the writing skills required, and providing practical tips, sample projects, standards alignment, and strategies for differentiated instruction. Book Features:The rationale, curricular connections, lessons, and projects to help teachers incorporate scriptwriting into their existing writing curriculum. Suggestions for using assignments in the disciplines to process content and exhibit understanding.Authentic connections to students’ in-school and out-of-school literacies.Easy-to-use sections, such as Why Teach This?, Skills Focus, Literacy Across the Disciplines, and The Writing Process.Robust differentiated instruction, including specific strategies for English language learners and below-level students. QuickStart lesson launchers to help both teachers and students become comfortable—and have fun—with scriptwriting immediately. Appendices with Additional Resources, Revision Checklists, Writing Rubrics, and a glossary of Media and Script Terms. “Gutiérrez brings a wealth of experience and insight on the practices involved in crafting stories using language, images, sound and multimedia. By taking mass media and popular culture seriously, this book adds essential dimensions to learning, literacy and language arts education.” —Renee Hobbs, Founding Director and Professor in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island. “I am overjoyed to read The Power of Scriptwriting! Peter Gutiérrez’s extensive background makes him the perfect person to provide educators with all of the necessary guidance, tools, and instruction they will need to feel comfortable incorporating scriptwriting into the classroom. This book is a long-overdue addition to the world of new literacy, where media and technology already have our students’ attention. Tell your librarian to get several copies for your professional collection: I highly recommend it!” —Frank Baker, media literacy consultant, Media Literacy Clearinghouse Peter Gutiérrez has worked both as an English and social studies teacher and as a professional scriptwriter. As an educational consultant his clients include Pearson, Scholastic Education, and Sesame Workshop.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Schaum s Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers

Schaum s Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers

Model # 1 : Comics and History Outline Thesis : The development of comic books
reflected the social situations of the 20th century . I. 1930s : Comics offer
escapism from the Depression . A. Escapist fantasies fuel comic strips . B. Comic
strips ...

Author: Laurie Rozakis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0070123004

Category: Education

Page: 177

View: 700

The Fastest, Easiest Way to Learn: Schaum¿s Quick GuidesThese concise, quick reference guides are perfect for business people, writers, and students at all levels. Written by top experts, they offer readers the easiest, most efficient strategies to master or learn a new skill. All Schaum¿s Quick Guides include do¿s and don¿ts for avoiding common errors, handy checklists, and practice exercises for building skills quickly.
Categories: Education

Authorised Happiness Authorised Happiness V1

Authorised Happiness Authorised Happiness V1

When society pushes the ideals of equality to their breaking point, the result can easily become plain absurd.

Author: Jean Van Hamme

Publisher: Europe Comics

ISBN: 9791032807293

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

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When society pushes the ideals of equality to their breaking point, the result can easily become plain absurd. In order to avoid the chronic budget deficit of the healthcare system, for instance, what better way is there but to become a nanny state? Even if it leads to the Medical Police imposing fines on anyone not watching the weather forecast... Three Kafkaesque stories that paint a frightening picture of an over-regulated world.
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels