Stories for Humans: Representation in Comics, a discourse of race and gender inequality.
Scott McCloud would say that comics are stories for humans. No matter how abstract the art, humans will see themselves in it. But, what about those of us who struggle to find ourselves portrayed in comics? Over the next few weeks I’d like to engage a very important, seldom discussed, topic: Representation.
Part I: The reason I make comics: Introductions are in order.
One of the most difficult topics I find to talk to white people, white men in particular, about is representation. Simply said, if you’re a white male representation in media i