Weekly Reading Round-Up : 07/01/2018 – 07/07/2018


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

Still reeling from the shock of losing Steve Ditko here, but nevertheless, the show must go on, even if it feels like it shouldn’t. Is there any time afforded us, in this modern world, to slow down, catch a breath, and take stock of where we are — not just individually, but as a people? Funny you should ask —

Tom Kaczynski has clearly been giving this very subject a great deal of thought, and in Cartoon Dialectics #3, the latest in an occasional series published by his own Uncivilized Books (pride of the Minneapolis indie cartooning scene, I assure you), he reflects on the siren-call power, and dangerous trappings, of nostalgia, and examines how yearning for an entirely mythologized past led us to where we are today — which means, of course, how it managed to get us stuck with Trump. Danish cartoonist Clara Jetsmark is his writing collaborator…

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One response to “Weekly Reading Round-Up : 07/01/2018 – 07/07/2018

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 7/2/18 — 7/8/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

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