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  •  24/09/2019 09:20

A celebration of my love for David Shrigley's comics, even though they are art.

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  •  13/09/2019 12:38

This is a list of ten reasons why I think the idea of 'sequence' as a/the defining feature of comics is inadequate and a bit dumb.

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  •  5/09/2019 17:34

Part two of a comic about a recent and long bipolar episode I had.

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  •  5/09/2019 16:49

Part one of a comic about a recent and long bipolar episode I had.

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  •  30/08/2019 12:27

Reflections on the lecture 'Experiments in Comics Ethnography' by Alex Pavlotski.

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  •  30/08/2019 10:13

Read the music! Listen to the comic!

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  •  30/08/2019 09:59

A long time ago, before I became a respectable editor of a really great but none-the-less proper comics anthology, I was a member of a dangerous marauding Waikato comics gang called Oats.

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  •  30/08/2019 09:41

This is a piece I wrote for the Spinoff at the time of Murray Ball's death. It is an attempt to explain how simultaneously wonderful and problematic he was.

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  •  30/08/2019 09:36

This is a post written for the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa. It describes and explains the things I think are essential for comics, and the things I Iove about comics.

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  •  30/08/2019 09:26

This is a post written for the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa. It explains how inaccurate and insulting it is for libraries to use the term 'graphic novels' when cataloging comics.

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  •  6/08/2019 11:52

When I describe my comics as 'incompetent', this is what I mean.

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  •  2/08/2019 14:23

An explanation of 'competent boy comics' written at the peak of the great NZ comic gender wars of 2015/16.

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