Jan Baetens argues that Chris Ware’s print-based comic book, Jimmy Corrigan, has already produced the revolution longed for by Scott McCloud - a revolution, however, that will not be digitized.
Author: Jan Baetens
Jan Baetans teaches visual culture at the universities of Maastricht (Holland) and Leuven (Belgium). He is the author or editor of some fifteen books, all in French or Dutch. On the problem of constrained writing he has published "l'Ethique de la contrainte." He wrote an essay on the poetics of Renaud Camus for ebr8, he guest-edited ebr10, Writing Under Constraint, and reviewed Carrie Noland's Poetry at Stake and Chris Ware in ebr11.