Sequential State – the comics criticism archive of Alex Hoffman

Tag: art comics

  • Review: Happy Trails by Scott Roberts

    Review: Happy Trails by Scott Roberts

    Scott was kind enough to send over a copy of his latest comic, Happy Trails, before SPX this year. Roberts is a constant formal experimenter, and Happy Trails, which is a 112 page risographed book, is both a comic, and a two-way flip book. Happy Trails is also probably the most frightening comic I’ve read all year. I pulled […]

  • Review: Weakly Comics Xtra Large Annual, edited by Andrew Alexander, Max Huffman, and Jack Reese

    Review: Weakly Comics Xtra Large Annual, edited by Andrew Alexander, Max Huffman, and Jack Reese

      I got a copy of the Weakly Comics Xtra Large Annual through Kickstarter this year. It was shipped out during the Spring, right before TCAF, and it ended up getting filed away for another time. That time, for me, was last week. The Kickstarter video for the campaign was a little weird, so it […]

  • Review: Ley Lines #3 – Thank God I Am In Love by Cathy G. Johnson Earlier this week, I published an interview with Kevin Czap and L. Nichols, the publishers of the Ley Lines series. Thank God, I Am In Love by Cathy G. Johnson is the third issue of the quarterly publication, which engages […]

  • Review: The Nature of Nature by Disa Wallander Humanity has a strained relationship with the natural world. We marvel at its complexity and its beauty, but we are afraid of its wildness and its brutality. And for all that we understand about the natural world, there’s still more to learn. This quest for more information […]

  • Review: Inaction Comics Anthology no. 1 – productivity, edited by Kimball Anderson with editorial assistance by MJ Robinson Inaction Comics no. 1 is an anthology collecting the work of 12 cartoonists into a 100-page perfect bound book that studies, fights, and comes to terms with the concept of “action” or “doing.” Edited by Kimball Anderson, […]