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Flying the Standard: Part 5 - Flying The Standard

Mon, December 4th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Scott O. Brown brings his Flying The Standard series to a close by taking a look at "Kingdom Come" and "Watchmen." Do these two books meet the Standards he's discussed and should they be admitted to the Canon?

Flying The Standard: Part 4 - Raising The Standard

Fri, December 1st, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Scott O. Brown continues his look at the best of what comics has to offer and attempts to apply the Standard. Does "The Dark Knight Returns" fit? You might be surprised by the answer.

Flying the Standard: Part 3 - Surpassing The Standard

Wed, November 29th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

In part three of his five part series, Scott O. Brown looks at another piece of Will Eisner's work as well as Art Spiegelman's "Maus" to see exactly how they meet the Standard of one of comics greatest works.

Flying the Standard: Part 2 - Achieving The Standard

Tue, November 28th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Scott O' Brown continues his week-long critical look at the best comics has to offer. Today, Scott applies the Standard defined in part 1 to the work of comics legend Will Eisner and "A Contract with God."

Flying the Standard: Part 1 - Defining The Standard

Mon, November 27th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Scott O. Brown launches a week long look exploring some of comics' greatest works and attempts to place them in literary, artistic and historical context. In other words, he'll be applying a "Standard" to what determines comics' best stories.