Dave Sim thought aloud to himself

Rereading Glamourpuss by Dave Sim. The key question of Glamourpuss is answered twice within the series; once on the first page, once on the last. The first answer is a creative one. The second answer is a commercial one. Both are, within certain bounds, honest attempts to settle the question. But still, on every one … Continue reading

Cerebus and the outsiders

The exhibition was called The Alternative Guide to the Universe, which was a misleading compromise of a title. If anything, it was a collection of guides; a polyphony of self-appointed authorities. Had the show at the Hayward Gallery, which goes on until the end of August and I’d recommend going to, been a fashion collection … Continue reading