J Marc Schmidt's Writings
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A while back, while I was chatting to a publisher about lettering in comics, I remarked that I prefer comics to be hand-lettered. I think it looks better, and "warmer," too. "Warmer" is a bit of an ambiguous adjective, but basically it means that it makes me feel better to look at a hand-lettered comic than at one with a font generated by a...
1.) Introduction: This is a discursive analysis of the television programme The Smurfs, created by Peyo, and first aired during the greater part of the eighties. In other words, it is an analysis of some of the socio-political themes I have noticed in the show. The Smurfs is a unique programme. It is, first and foremost, a cartoon, and as such it is aimed at...
J Marc Schmidt is the creator of many graphic novels including Egg Story and All You bastards Can Go Jump Off a Bridge, a book of essays, and an ESL textbook. His work has been published in several languages. The J stands for Jonathon. e-mail me at j_marc_s...