The other day I mentioned my take on "Building Stories" had appeared at the Comics Journal's site. One hundred fifty-six of you read that and either did or did not take action. Now I see the Journal's co-editor has publicized this and its phrasing tickled my fancy so I am reprinting it here.
The Rest of You Are Fired
BY Tim Hodler Apr 10, 2013
This morning on the site we feature the return of Bob Levin, and his look at Chris Ware’s Building Stories. Now based on Twitter conversations from a few months ago, I know a lot of you will immediately begin complaining that everyone has already read enough about that book, but (1) you haven’t, not really, (2) get used to it, because books like this (ambitious and largely successful) tend to get talked about for a long time, and (3) Bob Levin is allowed to write about anything he wants. Here is a very brief excerpt, especially designed to annoy a certain kind of person:
The second day I slit the cellophane wrapper.
Causes Bob Levin Supports
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, ACLU, PEN, Berkeley Emergency Food & Housing Project.