Sequential State – the comics criticism archive of Alex Hoffman

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  • Comics That Challenged Me in 2016: The Complete List

    Tumblr handlles listed so that you can check out the cartoonist and publisher if desired. Check out the capsule reviews at the following links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 This list is ordered randomly. Carpet Sweeper Tales – Julie Doucet, Drawn and Quarterly […]

  • Comics That Challenged Me in 2016: Part 6 (of 6)

    This is it: the last edition of the Comics That Challenged Me in 2016 list. The full list (a compilation of the comics discussed in each of these 5 breakdown posts) will go up tomorrow. I’ve heard from some of you on twitter and I’d love to keep talking about these comics. Part 1 | Part 2 | […]

  • Comics that Challenged Me in 2016: Part 5

    We’re nearing the end of the list – it’s only today and Friday and we’ll have finished up this year’s exercise in identifying the comics that challenged me as a reader and critic in 2016. I would love to hear your feedback on what has become an annual tradition here on Sequential State. Part 1 | Part 2 | […]

  • Comics That Challenged Me in 2016: Part 4

    Welcome back! This is part 4 of this 6 part list of comics that challenged me as a critic or as a reader in 2016. Admittedly, this part has 5 entries, but really 9 separate comics. Let’s get right to it. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part […]

  • Comics That Challenged Me in 2016: Part 3

    Happy Friday! Part 3 of this 6 part list, and another 5 entries. Last entry had a few comics I had already reviewed through the year, but this time around it’s all comics I haven’t spoken about in a formal way. I think I’m drawn to review books that are more of a challenge, so […]

  • Comics That Challenged Me In 2016: Part 2

    We kicked off the first of my “Comics That Challenged Me in 2016” with a bang, and now I’m back with the next five comics on the list. I always like to hear what people think about my perceptions of the comics I list here, so please feel free to contact me through tumblr, twitter, or via email. Case […]

  • Comics That Challenged Me in 2016: Part 1 (of 6)

    It’s been an annual tradition (for 3 years running) that I have not written a “Best Comics Of 20XX” list. I think that decision continues to be a good one for me. I generally dislike the idea that any one book can be the consensus pick of any given year when there is so much art being made. […]