July 6, 2012

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Authority 1 cover art

Satisfying Story Progression – Decompression, part 3

I have been a critic of decompression in storytelling quite a few times in the past, but I assure you, my views are evolving!

June 5, 2012

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Decompression and Value

I want to talk about the problem I have with compression in comics, and that problem is primarily value. Let’s see how a comic compares to other entertainment in terms of the amount of entertainment bang for your buck.

May 15, 2012

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First Issue Syndrome

I’ve read a few books recently that took a second read for me to appreciate them. The question I’m asking, however, is should the comics need a second read to be fully appreciated?