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Comics and Sequential Art presumes that the reader has a working definition of what a comic is and that the reader has a certain comfort with the material. Download PDF. Comics and sequential art Will Eisner. A short summary of this paper. Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great American artists, a man who pioneered the field of comic arts. In comics studies, sequential art is a term proposed by comics artist Will Eisner to describe art forms that use images deployed in a specific order for the purpose of graphic storytelling i.
When visual devices such as photographs and diagrams do occur in a novel, they utilise the space of the page in a markedly different way to text. Most importantly to this study, these visual devices are a part of the graphic surface of the page and the reader sees them before they engage with the textual content. Pictures on the pages of contemporary prose fiction comment on the ever-present distinction between words and images when dealing with mimesis in literature. When images appear on the page, the distinction between the two different types of representation visual and textual is both simultaneously highlighted and blurred. Unable to display preview.
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