Certain tensions crop up over and again in conversations about art, be it art v commerce, truth v beauty or the ever popular form v content. Now comics, once derided as “just for kids” but now the source of some of our most powerful storytelling, have entered the high falutin’ fray in the form of Scott McCloud, leading theorist of comics and graphic novels.
Published by Damien Walter
Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Director of creative writing at UoL, published with OUP and Cambridge. Currently travelling the world and writing a book. View more posts