Frank Miller

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  • Visual Presentation In Graphic Novels

    Domination of black and white was a symbolic choice as well. Black represent Katarina being drawn in her fear. White are silhouettes of characters and objects. The primary use of red variations was due to the fact that not only it is strong but also it represents the idea of violence. In order for red to have a proper context a shade of blue is added in order to insert depth in each page. Art style follows well-known works such as Sin City and From hell. Frank Miller creator of Sin City discusses that domination of black color was the result of utilizing negative and positive space. He continues the technique contributed in creating a relevant atmosphere for the setting. Also, it symbolizes a city and its citizen being part of both dark and light. Moving forward from graphic novels, an influence from Film noir genre was also useful. Especially in terms of textual content and composition of scenes. Each page has been reworked multiple times after getting feedbacks to create a smoother…

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  • Watchmen Adaptation

    The Film Adaptation of the “Unfilmable” Watchmen In 2009, Zack Snyder filmed the first and only adaption of what was considered to be an “unfilmable” (Van Ness 172) graphic novel: Alan Moore’s Watchmen. Moore was a firm believer in the fact that it was a story unable to be transferred over from a comic to another medium – the story was meant to stay in the medium it was designed for. The graphic novel allows for a complex, metatextual narrative structure to be employed to tell such the story of…

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  • Wind Spirit: A Short Story

    Many ages ago, there lived a Legend of two powerful entities: Land and Sky. The union of the two gave rise to the spirits of the four elements. These spirits, or four daughters, each held distinct tremendous natural power, shaping the planet known as Bhumiya. Earth created the mountains and rich soil. Water created the rivers, lakes, and sea. Fire burnt ragged landscapes for new growth to occur. Wind breathed life into the living creatures that walked upon the earth. Wind spirit, whose name was…

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  • Summary: Badly Injured Man Not Done Partying Yet

    Ambrosio and Matthew Murdock Summary: “Badly Injured Man Not Done Partying Yet.” Fire has a destroying tongue, a whisper of chipped teeth. Society will think it holy, the god for the dark side of humanity sharpening his jaw. It is women with unguarded hearts who tend to the flame, their ribs buried in dirt so they could be without the armor of bone. It’s far easier to reach the muscle, to let it beat in their own way, donning dresses woven by the Furies as a deathless shroud. They are only made…

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  • Images In The Watchman

    Without images…how could a graphic novel like “Watchmen” exist? Images allow the reader to be taken on a crazy ride through the lives, and stories of the characters all while using both words and images to create a new type of language for the reader to learn. Images, like stated in McCloud matter. In the novel, images are what make the material being read so appealing. Immediately on Page 1, the reader is exposed to a non-sensory image of a blood stained sidewalk which grasps attention right…

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  • Resurgenman's Characters In The Dark Knight Returns By Frank Miller

    Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns is a groundbreaking masterpiece; It singlehandedly revolutionized the public’s perception of the character, Batman, whilst also addressing a large variety of themes throughout the four books making up the comic. One of the most revolutionary factors of The Dark Knight Returns is the way Miller presents the Batman’s resurgence. Miller successfully creates a fresh take on the character of Batman by telling a story, not through panels upon panels of grandiose…

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  • The Impact Of Charlemagne On Christianity In The Carolingian Period

    After he would conquer a region, he would require the defeated Saxons to convert to Christianity, and be baptised. When the war finally ended, the terms Charlemagne laid out for and accepted by the Saxons included, “...namely that they would reject the worship of demons, abandon their ancestral [pagan] rites, take up the Christian faith and the sacraments of religion, and unite with the Franks in order to form a single…

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  • Amy Winehouse's Concert Report

    The concert that I will be critiquing is the late Amy Winehouse, Live at Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. On May 29th 2007, solo artist, Amy Winehouse performed along with her backing band, a soul group called The Dap-Kings. I chose to view this concert because Amy is my all-time favorite jazz/ soul singer. Amy performed songs from her masterpiece album "Back To Black" and a few songs from her debut album, "Frank". The Dap-Kings, male only band, consists of Dale Davis on the bass, Zalon…

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  • Charlemagne Dbq Analysis

    Charlemagne reformed Europe for the better. He was a real force in the European empire; his people idolized him during his reign. He really innovated the empire. Charlemagne united the Germanic tribes because he forced them to convert to Christian (R) (P), he had a good relationship with foreign dignitaries (P). Finally, he created a one rule set.(P) (S) Charlemagne forced the Avars to accept Baptism. For example the document shows,”Charlemagne's armies would force the Avars to accept…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred In G. K. Chesterton's The Ballad Of The White Horse

    Alfred the Great, the famous Saxon King during the late 800s is the main character in G.K. Chesterton’s The Ballad of the White Horse. History tells us that Alfred is the one responsible for protecting England’s Christian religion from Danish pagans in England. Alfred lost much of his authoritative power as a result of the successful attacks from Danish tribes. Reacting quickly, Alfred constructs an army by asking three of his closest friends, better known as chiefs, to each assemble an…

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