An exhibition at Printed Matter features 15 artists whose serial comics play with the conventions of narrative.
Artist Ardian Syaf included religious references and an allusion to recent Indonesian political demonstrations in an X-Men comic.
A comic written by Pete Toms is peopled with bleak characters in a state of resigned existential crisis.
Combining a deep examination of Shakespeare’s play with memories of Wimberly’s own teen years, Prince of Cats is electric.
Blaise Larmee was a natural choice to edit the first issue of Mirror Mirror, the new flagship anthology from Minneapolis-based comics publisher 2dcloud.
CHENGDU, China — Four years after opening, Chengdu MoCA had to radically reorient itself after several prominent officials connected to it were investigated for corruption.
SHANGHAI — When Yan Cong started self-publishing comics in the mid-2000s, his work ignored the conventions of the manga-influenced Chinese comics industry and looked instead like characters from children’s cartoons had wandered into an unexpectedly adult world.
CHENGDU, China — In a series of eight-hour-long actions titled Puzzling Tracks, Zhou Bin placed an ant on a piece of rice paper.
CHENGDU, China — The first public parks began appearing in China in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but it wasn’t until after the Communist revolution that they became centers of urban life.
CHENGDU, China — ARTWOCA’s writing is part ferocious critique, part gossip, and part adventure in typography.