Comic books: re-evaluating high and low
Using narrative in art has a long history. Using comic related narrative imagery in art is certainly nothing new as well. In the last century, comic strips and books have become an almost everyday element in our lives. Furthermore, hundreds of books, if not more, have been written arguing the importance of comics. A mere few condensed points will be discussed in this paper regarding some interesting features of comics, as well as their potential as objects of high art. A few examples each of standout contemporary comics (they've come a long way from Mutt and Jeff) will be provided. A reinterpretation ...
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