In this contribution, Nina Mickwitz shows how a scene from Jason Lutes’s Berlin: City of Stones, demonstrates that the capacity of the comics page for multiple perspectives is as pertinent to intimacy and interpersonal relations as to the fragmented experiences of urban life.
Nina Mickwitz performs a close reading of a double-page spread from Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza. Follow her steps as she unravels the compositional dynamics of the two pages, and how they relate to the violence and brutality of the story they convey.
The Comics Grid:
Open Access, Born-Digital, Open Peer-Review Journal of Comics Scholarship