- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Tue, Jan 13 2015 20:33:572. I think the best article on the Danish Mohammed controversy is this Art Spiegelman piece from Harper's: http://theremainsoftheweb.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Drawing_Blood-copy.pdf …
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Tue, Jan 13 2015 20:45:5910. Refusal to reprinting offending cartoons creates all sorts of paradoxes. Among other things, they imbue forbidden images with more power
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Tue, Jan 13 2015 20:49:5213. Spiegelman's essay also reminds us that there's a longstanding cross-pollination between USA underground comics & French cartooning.
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Tue, Jan 13 2015 20:57:3519. The controversial covers Mouly publishes on New Yorker are a more intelligent variation of tradition of USA undergrounds & Charlie Hebdo
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Tue, Jan 13 2015 21:04:2523. Crass commercialism, part 2. There is a Spiegelman show going on in Toronto: http://www.ago.net/art-spiegelmans-co-mix-a-retrospective … Worth a visit!
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Tue, Jan 13 2015 21:16:3226. But Spiegelman also recognizes problem with fact Crumb didn't just do Angelfood McSpade a few time. He's kept doing it, again & again.
Spiegelman, Mouly, Crumb, Charlie Hebdo & the Underground Tradition
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