Saturday, January 16, 2010

Jenni Rope's Friday

Found this while digging through my collection of minicomics. Friday by Jenni Rope (Napa Books, 2005) is a small (3.5" x 2") book is a flipbook of abstract imagery. Like many abstract comics, it is sequence of transformation, expansion and contraction. From nothing, a bunch of beadlike objects slowly grow into a pattern, then they are encircled by lines. The beads slowly disappear and the lines between a dark circle which then shrinks into non-existence. Here's an image from Rope's website and two more that I scanned in.

The flipbook format is an interesting comics/animation variant. Is it one or the other? A bit of both?


  1. man...i love jenni rope!


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