Postings on comics

Linguistics in the comics postings – December 2013
(postings on obscenicons are in a separate file)

These are postings about comics; asterisked items are those especially relevant to early parts of the Stanford freshman seminar on linguistics in the comics this winter quarter (2014).

*http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/12/05/but-is-it-art/
what is a cartoon? Dinosaur Comics, xkcd

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/12/30/speech-balloons/
on speech balloons

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/11/16/x-is-the-real-y/
A Softer World: comic?

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/01/28/wordless-cartoons-words-only-cartoons/
wordless cartoons, words-only cartoons

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/02/05/sonneteer/
“comicteer” or “dialoguenaut” for “cartoonist” (Dinosaur Comics)

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/02/12/hot-comics/
division of labor in the comics: writer vs. artist, drawing vs. inking, story vs. realization, etc. (Zippy)

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/03/08/summer-in-the-comics/
summer in the comics? – proposal

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/04/15/cartoon-matters/
cartoon matters – gag cartoons

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/10/alison-bechdel/
Alison Bechdel – graphic novel

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/27/comics-books/
bibliography – graphic novel

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/29/raymond-briggs/
Raymond Briggs – graphic novel

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/06/03/balloons/
speech and thought balloons

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/06/17/cartoon-conventions/
Bizarro on visual conventions

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/06/18/more-cartoon-conventions/
more Bizarro on visual conventions

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/06/23/meta-zippy/
Zippy: cartoon characters ageing

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/01/the-cartoon-characters-assisted-living-facility/
Zippy: cartoon characters ageing

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/06/the-passage-of-time-in-the-comics-world/
Zippy: cartoon characters ageing

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/10/cartoon-fingers/
Bizarro on visual conventions: three fingers rather than four

*http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/13/in-the-comics/
comic-book genres, comics vs. cartoons

*http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/07/comic-machines/
art, cartoons, illustration, etc.

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/14/zippys-movie-career/
the comics world and the real world; Zippy’s lg.

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/28/best-word-ever/
McCagg diagrams: cartoons?

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/09/11/wally-wood/
“Panels That Always Work” by Wally Wood

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/09/28/course-preparation/
Carvell slides on preparing the freshman seminar; Dubinsky & Holcomb

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/10/15/ink-on-paper-vs-paint-on-canvas/
comics vs. graphic novels

*http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/10/29/on-cartoons/
comics vs. other forms; creation of comics; allusions to other comics

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/11/07/bubbles/
bubbles under water

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/12/22/triumph-of-the-nerds/
the rise of webcomics

BZ, 2/7/13: The cyberpragmatics of bounding asterisks:
http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=4466
typographical conventions

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/07/garfield-minus-garfield/
subtractive cartooning

http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/13/manga-matters/
manga instruction books; Haida manga

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