How the visual language of comics could have its roots in the ice age

Neil Cohn's love of comic strips began in his family's attic. In one of his earliest memories, he recalls his dad climbing the stairs and pulling down a box of 1960s Batman and Superman books that he had stashed away from his own childhood. To Cohn's four-year-old self, it was as if they'd been imported [...]

By |2020-03-25T23:27:32+00:00March 25th, 2020|Comic books, Language|0 Comments

A New Language Could Help Bring Comic Books to the Blind

Thanks to advances both high- and low-tech, more experiences previously inaccessible to the blind are now moving within reach: This past spring, for example, Twitter added a feature that translates tweets into Braille or audio text; an iPad app makes it possible to type emails in Braille from a tablet; and visually impaired kids have [...]

By |2018-02-22T00:22:31+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Comic books, Language, the blind|0 Comments