Graphixia

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#183 Women… in Comics?

One of the main reasons I enjoy contributing to Graphixia is that it’s a learning experience for me – though I’m an adamant collector and reader of comics, I’ve mostly relegated myself to the superhero […]

#182 Necessary Memoirs: Autobiography and Women in Comics

Following Dave’s polemical opening to this series on women in comics is a tough gig, as I feel whatever I write will now be judged in the context of his questioning of how useful or […]

#181 – Let’s Stop Focusing on Women in Comics

I’m all for addressing the margins, but are women really in or on the margins in comics? The answer of course depends on how you want to frame the conversation. If we’re talking about the […]

Sep, 30

#180 Rachel Smith and Ellen Lindner on Sequential

While Comixology is the most familiar app for reading comics tablets, phones, and laptops, not to mention for purchasing comics, I find myself turning to apps like Sequential when searching through Comixology becomes too overwhelming, […]

Sep, 23

#179 Underwhelmed By Ink In Essex County

I have to confess that I have struggled to write this Essex County post. The recent technical glitches behind the scenes here at Graphixia played into my hands and delayed my slot in this series. […]

Sep, 04

#178 The One Where Hattie Muses on Whether She is Canadian Enough to Enjoy ‘Essex County’.

  I’ve been meaning to read Essex County for years and somehow never got round to transferring it into my basket on any shopping trip. So I was rather glad that the Canadian Contingent of […]

Aug, 26

#177 What Is Not Drawn: Silence in Jeff Lemire’s Essex County

After I read Essex County for the first time last month, following Peter’s first post about it, I tweeted that I saw Jeff Lemire as “The Raymond Carver of Comics.” It’s not always that valuable […]

Aug, 12