“Fashion Forecasts” Is Forward Thinking Writ — And Drawn — Large

Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

What will the future hold? What changes, subtle or otherwise, will it usher in? How will it alter the essential character of our lives? And, perhaps most importantly — what will it look like?

Yumi Sakugawa has thought about these questions thoroughly, deeply. She’s considered how the past, how one’s heritage and cultural traditions, will not only survive into, but actively inform, both the aesthetics and the thinking of the world that’s coming (gratuitous OMAC reference there), and she’s laid out her vision in the pages of Fashion Forecasts, a kind of visual treatise recently released as part of Retrofit/Big Planet’s consistently-fascinating joint publication venture. It may not fit the traditional definition of what a “comic book,” or even a “graphic novel” actually is, but expanding conventional thinking about what comics can do or be has always been part and parcel of the Retrofit/Big Planet ethos, and…

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One response to ““Fashion Forecasts” Is Forward Thinking Writ — And Drawn — Large

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 12/17/18 — 12/23/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

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