Why I spent so much time reading comics this past decade

This writing is meant to accompany a post of my favourite comics of the 2010s. I wrote this several weeks ago, but worked up the courage to make it public today. Why I spent so much time reading comics this past decade Reading comics has been a comforting and familiar ritual to me since childhood. … Continue reading Why I spent so much time reading comics this past decade

Grotesque Dollhouse: A Close Reading of Julie Doucet’s My New York Diary

The following post is based on a course assignment from a few years ago that offered me the opportunity to closely read and trace a few pages from Julie Doucet’s My New York Diary, one of my favorite autobiographical comics. My New York Diary is also an early contemporary feminist classic of graphic autobiography. I … Continue reading Grotesque Dollhouse: A Close Reading of Julie Doucet’s My New York Diary