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3rd Jul '16 9:48:44 AM Specialist290
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* MetafictionalDevice: [=McCloud=] uses a ''lot'' of them, usually to make a point about how the reader's experience is shaped by the {{Paratext}} of a given work.
5th May '16 3:52:52 PM MarkLungo
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** [=McCloud=]'s own ''ComicBook/{{Zot}}'' T-shirt, glasses, and plaid jacket also count. He keeps at least some of these every time he changes form to everything including semi-abstract rectangles, {{The Hulk}}, and a yin-yang.

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** [=McCloud=]'s own ''ComicBook/{{Zot}}'' T-shirt, glasses, and plaid jacket also count. He keeps at least some of these every time he changes form to everything including semi-abstract rectangles, {{The Hulk}}, Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk, and a yin-yang.
5th May '16 3:51:49 PM MarkLungo
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** [=McCloud=]'s own ComicBook/{{Zot}} T-shirt, glasses, and plaid shirt also count. He keeps at least some of these every time he changes form to everything including semi-abstract rectangles, {{The Hulk}}, and a yin-yang.

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** [=McCloud=]'s own ComicBook/{{Zot}} ''ComicBook/{{Zot}}'' T-shirt, glasses, and plaid shirt jacket also count. He keeps at least some of these every time he changes form to everything including semi-abstract rectangles, {{The Hulk}}, and a yin-yang.



* OlderThanTheyThink (InUniverse): In ''Understanding Comics'', Scott challenges the view that comics are merely OlderThanRadio--he defines comics as a series of juxtaposed images to be read in sequence--and makes a case for things like William Hogarth's serial paintings, [[OlderThanSteam a 16th-century]] Central American manuscript, [[OlderThanPrint the Twelfth-Century]] BayeuxTapestry, and name-drops the [[OlderThanFeudalism Second-Century]] Trajan's column. He even gives an example of Egyptian tomb paintings, making comics [[OlderThanDirt Older Than ]]''[[OlderThanDirt Dirt]]!''

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* OlderThanTheyThink (InUniverse): In ''Understanding Comics'', Scott challenges the view that comics are merely OlderThanRadio--he defines comics as a series of juxtaposed images to be read in sequence--and makes a case for things like William Hogarth's serial paintings, [[OlderThanSteam a 16th-century]] Central American manuscript, [[OlderThanPrint the Twelfth-Century]] BayeuxTapestry, Bayeux Tapestry, and name-drops the [[OlderThanFeudalism Second-Century]] Trajan's column. He even gives an example of Egyptian tomb paintings, making comics [[OlderThanDirt Older Than ]]''[[OlderThanDirt Dirt]]!''
29th Nov '15 1:53:30 AM VVK
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* IconicOutfit: [[{{In-Universe}} The chapter on color mentions]] how a superhero's color scheme becomes inextricably linked with the character in the reader's mind.

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[[{{In-Universe}} The chapter on color mentions]] how a superhero's color scheme becomes inextricably linked with the character in the reader's mind.
2nd May '15 7:34:05 PM HersheleOstropoler
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** [=McCloud=]'s own Zot! T-shirt, glasses, and plaid shirt also count. He keeps at least some of these every time he changes form to everything including semi-abstract rectangles, {{The Hulk}}, and a yin-yang.

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** [=McCloud=]'s own Zot! ComicBook/{{Zot}} T-shirt, glasses, and plaid shirt also count. He keeps at least some of these every time he changes form to everything including semi-abstract rectangles, {{The Hulk}}, and a yin-yang.
28th Mar '15 11:48:01 PM Juicehead_Baby
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* NationalStereotypes: As an example of using body language to show things about a character, Mr. [=McCloud=] shows us a [[BonnieScotland jovial]] ManInAKilt with his arms wide open contrasted with [[BritishStuffiness a man in a bowler hat standoffishly clutching an umbrella]].
18th Jan '15 1:58:00 PM CleverPun
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Essentially an essay about comics as a medium and the industry itself, the books are among the first that seriously analyzed comics in their own right, and they are well-known in comic circles.

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Essentially an essay about comics as a medium and the industry itself, the books are among the first that seriously analyzed comics in their own right, and they are well-known right. It has since become a common academic resource, being included in comic circles.
compilations like the ''Norton Reader'' despite its non-traditional style.
17th Nov '14 11:04:39 AM Specialist290
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* PaintingTheMedium: The author often reinforces his points about how a certain style or technique can convey a certain meaning by demonstrating the technique in question.
15th Aug '14 10:18:17 PM MrInitialMan
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* OlderThanTheyThink (InUniverse): In ''Understanding Comics'', Scott challenges the view that comics are merely OlderThanRadio--he defines comics as a series of juxtaposed images to be read in sequence--and makes a case for things like William Hogarth's serial paintings, [[OlderThanSteam a 16th-century]] Central American manuscript, [[OlderThanPrint the Twelfth-Century]] BayeuxTapestry, the [[OlderThanFeudalism Second-Century]] Trajan's column. He even gived an example of Egyptian tomb paintings, making comics [[OlderThanDirt Older Than ]]''[[OlderThanDirt Dirt]]!''

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* OlderThanTheyThink (InUniverse): In ''Understanding Comics'', Scott challenges the view that comics are merely OlderThanRadio--he defines comics as a series of juxtaposed images to be read in sequence--and makes a case for things like William Hogarth's serial paintings, [[OlderThanSteam a 16th-century]] Central American manuscript, [[OlderThanPrint the Twelfth-Century]] BayeuxTapestry, and name-drops the [[OlderThanFeudalism Second-Century]] Trajan's column. He even gived gives an example of Egyptian tomb paintings, making comics [[OlderThanDirt Older Than ]]''[[OlderThanDirt Dirt]]!''
15th Aug '14 10:17:00 PM MrInitialMan
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* OlderThanTheyThink ([[InUniverse within the work]]): In ''Understanding Comics'', Scott challenges the view that comics are merely OlderThanRadio--he makes a case for Egyptian tomb paintings being a form of comic, and thus [[OlderThanDirt Older Than ]]''[[OlderThanDirt Dirt]]!''

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* OlderThanTheyThink ([[InUniverse within the work]]): (InUniverse): In ''Understanding Comics'', Scott challenges the view that comics are merely OlderThanRadio--he defines comics as a series of juxtaposed images to be read in sequence--and makes a case for things like William Hogarth's serial paintings, [[OlderThanSteam a 16th-century]] Central American manuscript, [[OlderThanPrint the Twelfth-Century]] BayeuxTapestry, the [[OlderThanFeudalism Second-Century]] Trajan's column. He even gived an example of Egyptian tomb paintings being a form of comic, and thus paintings, making comics [[OlderThanDirt Older Than ]]''[[OlderThanDirt Dirt]]!''
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