Sequential State – the comics criticism archive of Alex Hoffman

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  • Comics That Challenged Me in 2018: Part 1

    Comics That Challenged Me in 2018: Part 1

    It’s been tradition at Sequential State to run a series of microreview articles at the beginning of each calendar year. These articles are my “Comics That Challenged Me” lists, and they’re a function of how I think about the end of the year wrap ups that so many sites run during December as a way […]

  • Review: Skin to Skin by Jia Sung

    Review: Skin to Skin by Jia Sung

    The new Ley Lines books from Czap Books and Grindstone Press are starting to come out, and Jia Sung’s Skin to Skin is the first release of 2018. Jia Sung is a name I associate with Guernica Magazine – her illustrations for that website have always struck me as being simultaneously fragile and fierce. Drawing […]

  • Comic Review: Enter, Holy Pilgrim by Laila Milevski

    Comic Review: Enter, Holy Pilgrim by Laila Milevski

    This week I’m happy to present a series of articles focused on Enter, Holy Pilgrim, by Laila Milevski. Today is the comic review of that book, and later this week we will have two interviews. The first interview is with Laila about Enter, Holy Pilgrim. The second interview is with Kevin Czap and L. Nichols […]

  • 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 2015: Part 2

    Another five entries off my list. We’ll take a short break on Friday for the latest episode of Sequential Statement, and then we’ll be back into the rest of the list next week. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Complete List Time Capsule […]

  • 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 […]

  • Interview – Kevin Czap and L. Nichols on Ley Lines

    You’ve probably seen me talkabout the Ley Lines series on Twitter. The series is copublished by Czap Books and Grindstone Comics, and the first issue by Annie Mok was on my 2014 Comics that Challenged Me list. Issue #3 by Cathy G. Johnson debuted at TCAF this year, and my review of that comic will go […]