Comics I like about philosophers
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Comics I like about philosophers

Reich, Elijah Brubaker (2007-2014) An incredibly ambitious, well researched biographical comic series about Wilhelm Reich, one of Freud’s defectors who combined his psychoanalytic practice with political theory. He’s something of a fringe figure. There’s a pretty good review here. The Index vol. 1, Caitlin Cass (2015) A most charming comic exploring philosophical ideas and featuring … Continue reading

Sex zine and journal series hit list
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Sex zine and journal series hit list

A round up of sex related zines that I’ve either recently enjoyed reading or want to read: Cold Cuts Fledgling biannual photojournal series based in exploring Queer Culture and the Middle East. Based in Beirut. Full colour. Leste Erotic Montreal-based journal that features a mix of photography, prose and poetry, interviews and essays and focuses … Continue reading

Recommended: L’odyssee du vice
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Recommended: L’odyssee du vice

L’odyssee du vice is a delightfully surreal BD* by Delphine Panique. Published in 2016 by Bordeaux publisher, les Requins Marteaux, it’s the 11th volume of the BD-CUL series, a collection of naughty comics that bills itself as “50% BD, 50% cul, 100% plaisir. Le n°1 de la BD indébandante.” My apologies to professional translators, especially if … Continue reading

On comics and visual illiteracy
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On comics and visual illiteracy

The filmmaker Peter Greenaway has often commented that cinema is a slave to literature. That the development of film, a medium with so much visual promise, became circumscribed by the logic and structure of words rather than images. For the most part, to Greenaway, the cinematic audience is visually illiterate one. TV also encourages visual … Continue reading