Sequential State – the comics criticism archive of Alex Hoffman

Tag: the train

  • Review: The Train by Chihoi / Hung Hung

    Review: The Train by Chihoi / Hung Hung

    In 2014, Conundrum Press, through their Conundrum International line, printed The Train, a collaborative comic based on Taiwanese poet Hung Hung’s award-winning serialized short fiction Wooden Horses. Originally published in 1998, this story was later adapted into a graphic novel in 2007 by Hong Kong-based artist Chihoi. Unlike many comics adaptations, in The Train, the comic and the […]

  • 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. […]