Archive for October, 2011

October 28, 2011

Criteria for judging quality in comics (from a talk at the University of Maryland).

I always enjoy our yearly session talking comics with the ‘gradual’ students at the College of Information Sciences at UMD, in large part because interesting questions get raised that I had not yet considered.  Here the question was:  ‘If you were developing an award for comics, what criteria would you use to decide if a comic is noteworthy?’  In other words, how do I tell if a comic is good?

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