Book Review -- "It Is The Bad Time," Edited By Kazimir Lee Iskander

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Ph.D.. Craig Fischer, Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Bad Time focuses on horror, specifically the aim to cultivate a sense of dread in the cartoonists themselves. Again, Iskander from the book’s foreword: “My mission statement was simple—every artist involved should write a comic that would contain at least one panel that was frightening or traumatic to draw. The comic itself didn’t need to be traditionally horrific, although many would be.” And they are, although not every story is equally successful at transmitting fear and trauma from artist to reader.

Additional Information

Fischer, C. (2016). "It is the Bad Time," The Comics Journal (TCJ), August 2, 2016. Version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2016

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