English 20833, Fall 2010

Is “Dry Erase Girl” Comics?

Perhaps you’ve seen this floating around the internet lately. Though it’s a hoax, it works as an interesting and timely example of sequential art. Does the series of pictures count as “comics”? Scott McCloud thinks it does, but what do you think? Does this extend your definition of “comics” too far for comfort? And if so, what would your definition be? After all, it’s a far cry from Superman…

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