Derek Badman has a great new book for looking and buying:
Mar 2011You can read the whole thing on his site or download it or buy a printed one.
28 p., 7″ x 8.5″
black and white, laser printed
A 24 page partially abstract comic created from appropriated image and text. I will be bold enough to call it “comics poetry,” and hope that it might mean something in that context. From the interior:
The images in this comic are appropriated, edited, and redrawn images from “Gene Autry and the Secret of Badman’s Cove” in Gene Autry Comics #19 (1948) as drawn by Jesse Marsh. You can download a scan of the original comic from the Digital Comic Museum at: http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=11930 The text in this comic is appropriated from various books. Each fragment is from a different work, some are slightly edited. Because the excerpts are so short I did not record all the sources, which were found using a keyword combination including the word “cave” (my misreading of the original comic’s title) and a word or words from the original text in the panel where I was placing the new text