• Comics’ Infinite Scroll: To The Rim and Beyond

    Comics’ Infinite Scroll: To The Rim and Beyond0

    The launch of Stela, a new comics app which publishes titles optimized for the downward scrolling function of smartphones, has kicked up some talk about Scott McCloud’s Reinventing Comics. Published in 2000 as a sequel to Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics considers the kinds of innovations that McCloud believed would advance the medium. He paid particular attention to

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  • Don’t Destroy the Brain: Corpse Talk Lets History Be Gross

    Don’t Destroy the Brain: Corpse Talk Lets History Be Gross0

    Running in British weekly comics magazine The Phoenix, now seeing its second collected volume released by David Fickling Books, the conceit of Corpse Talk is that the reader is viewing a talk show. The host—the cartoonist—is visited by the dead bodies of big movers of the past, now deceased, and together they discuss important moments

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  • Get Your Dance Fix: 13 Dance Documentaries On Netflix

    Get Your Dance Fix: 13 Dance Documentaries On Netflix0

    • October 10, 2015

    Like many a young girl, I wanted to be a ballerina. Scratch that, I really wanted to be a figure skater, but there were no ice skating rinks where I grew up, and ballet was the closest I could get to the graceful athleticism of figure skating. However, financial limitations prevented me from officially studying

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