Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Huizenga’

The Phenomenology of Sleep: Ganges #3

Posted by on August 3rd, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Kevin Huizenga has been wrestling with the philosophical issues surrounding mind and perception for quite some time through his everyman character Glenn Ganges and his wife Wendy. This approach has allowed him to humanize these problems through an ordinary man with an agile brain and fertile imagination. He first used this approach in Supermonster #14, the “Gloriana” issue, as he explored the depiction of the simultaneity of perceptual apprehension through Glenn experiencing a powerful moment watching a sunset in a library. It was a depiction of Glenn’s sensory filters being turned off for a moment, not unlike a psychedelic or mystical experience. That kind of experience forces one to deal with sensation and perception in its rawest and most immediate states, shoving aside everyday understanding of an event.

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year #8: Ganges #3

Posted by on January 9th, 2010 at 1:00 PM

Image ©2009 Kevin Huizenga.

 

Dreams are probably the second most popular subject for autobiographical comics, however distantly they lag behind the events of waking life. But no one, to my knowledge, has attempted to create comics arising from the hypnagogic netherworld that lies between the sleeping and the wakeful states. Until now.

TCJ 300 Conversations: Art Spiegelman & Kevin Huizenga

Posted by on December 7th, 2009 at 12:05 AM

 

Art Spiegelman thinks and talks about comics more and better than just about anyone I know, so it was a no-brainer to ask him to participate in a dialogue this issue. Art and I have spent many stimulating hours …

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