Saturday, March 22, 2008

stadt aus glas

Went to the newsagent to buy the Weekend FT to see what it had to say about the mortgage rescue talks. Saw this on a shelf:

It has an introduction by Art Spiegelman, who talks about his objections to the term 'graphic novel' - 'graphic' sounded serious, 'novel' sounded serious, so a 'graphic novel' would be twice as serious and twice removed from the lowbrow comics they might otherwise have been mistaken for...

Available here.

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