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Frahm, Ole: "Too Much Is Too Much. The Never Innocent Laughter of the Comics." In: Image [&] Narrative 4.1 (2003)<http://www.imageandnarr ... aphicnovel/olefrahm.htm>. 
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Resource type: Web Article
Languages: English
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Frahm2003
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Yellow Kid", Aesthetics, Comic strip, EC, Horror, Outcault. Richard F., USA
Creators: Frahm
Collection: Image [&] Narrative
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Abstract
The article points out that most of the common theories on comics underestimate this medium. Understanding comics as a medium with a lack of whatever necessarily ‘forgets’ that comics are too much before they are lacking of something. Discussing an early sunday page of the Yellow Kid the essay shows in a condensed way the possibility of an aesthetics of comics that enjoy what is too much for most of the critiques and defenders of comics.
  
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