Redrawing the New York-Comics Relationship

Subjective Ramblings and Peripheral Thoughts from the Edges of a Comics Studies Project

Comics Review: Josh Neufeld’s “A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge”

Josh Neufeld is a cartoonist who works mostly in non-fiction styles. His other work includes some drawing for Harvey Pekar’s American Splendor. Neufeld’s 2009 graphic novel A.D.: New Orleans After … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Required Reading: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “May Day”

“May Day” (1920), F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first great novellette, captures a slice of post-WWI New York in a way that is both funny and touching. Click here for an introduction … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Required Reading: Myths over Miami

Although related to neither New York nor comics, “Myths over Miami,” an inspired piece of urban writing from 1997, is required reading for anyone who is interested in how differently the … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment