Coming to (Literary) Terms: Horizon of Expectations

Part of what makes a graphic novel more novel than novelty is the fact that it can be used to discuss and appreciate the nature of literature in a relatively accessible format. A great graphic novel can be just as challenging, thought provoking, and structured as anything else we consider traditionally as literary canon. One... Continue Reading →

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Coming to (Literary) Terms: Saga

Part of what makes a graphic novel more novel than novelty is the fact that it can be used to discuss and appreciate the nature of literature in a relatively accessible format. A great graphic novel can be just as challenging, thought provoking, and structured as anything else we consider traditionally as literary canon. One... Continue Reading →

Coming to (Literary) Terms: Bildungsroman

Part of what makes a graphic novel more novel than novelty is the fact that it can be used to discuss and appreciate the nature of literature in a relatively accessible format. A great graphic novel can be just as challenging, thought provoking, and structured as anything else we consider traditionally as literary canon. One... Continue Reading →

(The)Wonder(of)Con(s):Part 2

That first experience was definitely a game changer for me. It helped me describe my addiction to conventions. It was like coming home for the first time; I had never felt at ease with my hobby, so going to a place that was encouraging that love made me feel included. I didn't actually know how... Continue Reading →

(The)Wonder(of)Con(s):Part 1

In my previous post, I shared when my love for comics started, and what I plan to post in the future. Conventions will definitely be a part of that discussion, so I wanted to share an experience that helps put my passion into context. Wondercon is my con. It is the con I look forward... Continue Reading →

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