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Monday, 31 January 2011

Dinosaur Comics are hilarious



Canadian Ryan North is the author behind the online sensation Dinosaur Comics, a six-panel comic starring three talking dinosaurs in which the dialogue changes but the images always stay the same. It's a daring project and North pulls it off fantastically. It's astonishing how much variety (of hilarity) North achieves with this static set of images. Read and be amazed by how the facial expression of the same image of a cartoon T-Rex seems to change with the changing of the dialogue associated with it (a very cool lesson in semiotics and anchorage [no, you're a nerd...]). Ryan recently published a little anthology of his Dinosaur Comics in this medium called print. Here's what it looks like...




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