Ben Jennings, Gag, Multimodality, Political Cartoon of the year, Politics, Social Media, The Guardian, Twitter

A Single Gag Post.

Introduction.  The sign maker, Ben Jennings, has created a political gag referencing the Whitehouse and Donald Trump in regards to the Charlottesville White Supremacist rallies & protests. This political gag was later awarded British Political Cartoon of the year (2017). The creator, Ben Jennings, is a world wide renowned cartoonist and illustrator, who has contributed… Read More A Single Gag Post.

Memes, Multimodality, Social Media, SpongeBob, Twitter

Viral Memes: An Analysis.

‘Mocking SpongeBob…’ Meme’s are platforms for every day humour using contexts that are political, social, humorous or purely entertainment. According to Rodney Jones and Christoph Hafner memes can be defined at ‘an idea which spreads like a virus’ (2012: 196) therefore a successful meme can be viewed by hundreds of spectators. Internet memes can occur… Read More Viral Memes: An Analysis.

Ben Garrison, Ben Jennings, Comic's, Facebook, Gag, Memes, Multimodality, Political Cartoon of the year, Politics, Rachael Ball, Scott McCloud, Social Media, SpongeBob, The Guardian, Tumblr, Twitter

Analysis of One’s Own.

A critical analysis of ones own work is first and foremost a lot harder than analysing someone else’s work. Nobody likes to pick faults, or typically appear as egotistical towards their own work, two very fine lines to cross. However, it is now time for me to critique my blog. The Appearance:  For my blog… Read More Analysis of One’s Own.

Comic's, Multimodality, Scott McCloud, Twitter

Multimodal Affordances of Web Comics.

Breakdown of Affordances: The webpage itself is extremely easy to navigate. Different multimodal tools such as images, hyperlinks, video’s, and contact points allow for great interaction. The page layout shows a very linear ‘F’ layout through the use of panels and gutters – demonstrating a traditional comic book style. The single navigation bar (figure… Read More Multimodal Affordances of Web Comics.