Visual Explanation and the Graphic Novel
Someone in my Narrative Strategies class today presented an idea for a story where she’s exploring some identity issues, rlating to Plato’s theory of forms. We talked about the graphic novel as an educational form, specifically the “Introducing…” series. It reminded me of Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, one of my all-time favorites, and I realized how incredibly cool it would be to have my thesis be in comic format. Imagine a nonfiction graphic novel about type Revival! Unfortunately it’s too late in the game for me to pursue that now, but it’s something to think about for the future. I really wish this had occurred to me sooner.