Comics and the Persistence of Memory

May 22nd, 2007 by Larry Smith  

There’s a short, sharp, beautiful post on the site Influx about the power of storytelling through comics, with a shout out to A.D. “Our memories are fading even faster,” writes the author. He continues:

This provides a new role for the comic book, to retell stories in a way that is digestible and interesting. You just need the right topic, the right story and the right team of storytellers. News analysis could be a category that breathes new life into the comic book. It may seem oxymoronic, but given the current state of the news media, it has the potential to go beyond what most of us see, read and take in.

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