Seasonal wall comic in the local shopping mall.Also on:
[P]ictures, to be sure, are more imperative than writing, they impose meaning at one stroke, without analyzing or diluting it. But this is no longer a constitutive difference. Pictures become a kind of writing as soon as they are meaningful: like writing, they call for a lexis.
— Roland Barthes, in Mythologies (1957)Also on:
Among the nominees for Swedish Culture Periodical 2016 is Bild & Bubbla, the quarterly comics journal I redesigned last year and continue to layout!
Bild & Bubbla has been in print since 1968 (originally under the name Thud) which makes it the world’s second-oldest magazine of its kind, only predated by a few months by the Dutch Stripschrift. This is B&B’s second nomination for the Swedish Culture Periodical award, keeping my fingers crossed for the prize this time!Also on: