Bill Watterson and Nostalgia; Gilbert Hernandez and Sexism

Posted by on November 1st, 2010 at 9:54 AM

At HU, we’re having a roundtable this week on Charles Hatfield’s book Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature. I start things off by arguing that Charles’ interest in comics form causes him to overlook some problems with the work of Bill Watterson and Gilbert Hernandez.

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2 Responses to “Bill Watterson and Nostalgia; Gilbert Hernandez and Sexism”

  1. patford says:

    HU: “I haven’t actually read Poison River…”

  2. Noah Berlatsky says:

    It’s not HU; it’s just me. Shouldn’t tar everybody with the same brush!