Agents of the Realm: The Raddest Modern Magical Girls

Have you ever read a comic you liked so much that the moment you put it down, you felt like putting your copy into the face of the nearest person and forcing them to read it too? That kind of moment is special to me as it doesn’t happen particularly often. You could say I’m […]

Emily Carroll’s Psychological Webcomic World: Dream or Reality?

Earlier in the semester, we explored Emily Carrol’s first printed graphic novel, Through the Woods. I enjoy¬†horror films because I love being scared and the short-lived adrenaline rush you get from watching something on screen pop up out of nowhere. When reading Through the Woods, it wasn’t so much a fast-paced adrenaline rush I experienced; […]

Power to the Reader

In many comics the author provides the reader with everything needed to analyze the characters. Readers are comfortable being given all the pieces of the puzzle, while the author sits back and watches to see if his audience can successfully put them together. I am particularly interested in the comics that do the exact opposite. […]