Category Archives: 201 Blog

Northwest Alternative Comics: Anna Davenport

I was not able to participate by going to the museum and seeing the works of art in real life. Therefore, I look at the pieces online. I really enjoyed looking at this piece by Paul Chadwick because of the … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Maria Alvarez

I really liked this image because it was simple and it is very creative. It reminds me of a shooting star or a falling star but instead it’s a heart. For me it symbolizes a broken heart. I think the … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative comics: Henry Igwala

The comic I chose to write about was “Survivor Tales: Eye over Houston”, by David Lasky. I enjoyed this comic because it was entertaining, informing and based off a true story. In Lasky’s comic, I was able to find elements … Continue reading

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Closure and Time Frames: Nick Caton

I picked the graphic novel Last Look by Charles Burns. When I was looking for a book this one stood out to me because of the colors used and the amount of detail put into each frame. I think this … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Blaine Casil

When we visited the WSU Art Museum Collection to see some of the work that was present ate the Northwest Alternative Comics, Abruption by Taylor Dow is one of the comics that caught my attention. As I read through the … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Jon Preng

The artwork that I chose to write about is, “Undercover Grandpa” by Tom Van Deusen. The idea of a grandpa saving his head as a way to remember him was odd to me, but it made for a interesting and … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Malvin Malai-Harrison

During my time at the WSU Museum Collection Study Center, I took the time to observe and read many of the comics that the artists contributed to the collection. They were all very impressive and unique in their own ways … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Pablo Yong

The image flows across both pages in this comic, the frames convey the passage of time and the continuous image conveys the space being travels by the birds. The white space between the frames acts a transition from frame to … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Trent Madison

One Example I saw at the show on museum on Tuesday was the piece by Pete Bagge. This comic used boxes that were all the same size. There was no color used on this comic. He balanced the elements in … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Mitchell Delmage

Taylor Dow uses various design elements and principles to convey a feeling of distance, curiosity, and separation in his comic Abruption.  Dow uses a contrast between the darkroom and the glowing orb to make the character feel curious. The character … Continue reading

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