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"The format of the comic book presents a montage of both word and image, and the reader is thus required to exercise both visual and verbal interpretive skills. The regimens of art (eg. Perspective, symmetry, brush stroke) and the regimens of literature (eg. Grammar, plot, syntax) become superimposed upon each other. The reading of the comic book is an act of both aesthetic perception and intellectual pursuit." Chapter 1, pg. 8.

"Comprehension of an image requires a commonality of experience. This demands of the sequential artist an understanding of the reader's life experience if his message is to be understood. An interaction has to develop because the artist is evoking images stored in the minds of both parties." Chapter 2, pg. 13.

"The phenomenon of duration and its experience - commonly referred to as 'time' - is a dimension integral to sequential art. In the universe of human consciousness time combines with...

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