Timeframing: The Art of Comics on Screens / 2014

by Erik Loyer

We’re living in the age not just of screens, but of divided screens; boxes of time are all around us. One medium has long proven adept at choreographing boxes of time for storytelling purposes: comics. Timeframing: The Art of Comics on Screens is an ongoing Scalar-based website dedicated to exploring what comics have to teach us about communicating creatively in the age of divided screens.

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Timeframing 1

Short essays tackle the form and significance of screen comics.

Timeframing 2

The design strategies of notable screen comics are analyzed.

Timeframing 3

New analytical tools for unpacking the design of screen comics, like these temporal schematics, are introduced.