Posts Tagged ‘Tim Stout’

Two More From CCS: L’Age Dur and Short Notes On Long Comics

Posted by on October 18th, 2010 at 5:10 AM

Rob continues to review minicomics from CCS students & fellows, with Short Notes On Long Comics, by Tim Stout and L’Age Dur, by Max De Radigues.

L’Age Dur #1-5, by Max De Radigues.  Belgian artist De Radigues, a

Short Notes On Long Comics: 10 Great Examples of Story Structure in Comics reviewed by Ian Burns

Posted by on July 20th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Tim Stout suggests, in his introduction to Short Notes on Long Comics, "...storytellers that utilize the strengths of three-act story structure—whether they realize it or not—have produced amazing graphic novels...this book will show you how three-act story structure is used in 10 of the most popular graphic novels on the market. From their example, you can learn how to structure your own story when you feel like you've lost your way": nothing egregious here. Surely comics writers and cartoonists utilize three-act structure in various ways. But strangely, to illustrate his point, Stout uses a screenwriting template, and makes no mention of the difference between structure in comics and structure in film.

Minis Monday: A Jug of Wine and Thou

Posted by on February 8th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
More comics collected at the Maine Comics Arts Festival held last year in Portland. Can I get a witness!


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