Wednesday, March 2, 2011


Found this on eBay. Look at the play of shapes and the directionality of the hatching from panel to panel. A perfect example of what I've been calling "sequential dynamism"--and a demonstration of how close action comics can come to abstraction.


  1. Mattias-fausse-monnaieMarch 6, 2011 at 10:33 AM

    Kirby ? Abstract Comics ?! Yes, here, in one, or two, "planches" (=layers ?) from his story "the fourth dimension is a many splattered thing" (1957) :
    And, here, the second "planche", a little less abstract… :


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