"When you look at a photo or see a realistic face, you see it as the face of another; but when you enter the world of cartoon, you see yourself"
is from Scott McCloud's excellent "The Invisible Art" .
Cannot recommend it strongly enough; it contains a rich and enlightening analysis of cartoons, and through that of the way we human perceive and communicate using graphics.
And for the HN set, it is actually really good for UX inspiration.
Yes, and you can live in a cathedral. People get so dogmatic about separating form from function. I prefer Scott McCloud's far more inclusive definition (http://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Comics-Invisible-Scott-M...)
Which are your favourite non-fiction comics?
(1) Euclid rules, OK? is now titled Here's Looking at Euclid and can be downloaded from the linked page.
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