Thursday, October 17, 2013

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Iconography Part 8 - Visual Vocabulary of Graphic Novels, Comic Books and Comic Strips

Tactile Sensation

Clouds obscure figures with sparks and lighting bolts flying out - indicates a brutal and vicious fight.

Burst lines (a short series) - indicate surprise, yelling, weird sound, clapping, applause.

Smoke - indicate explosion

Sensory Sensation

Waftarom - the pair of elongated wavy lines indicating odor or aroma, usually emanating vertically from the source and then traveling horizontally, as if on a breeze.

Hunger - substitution of body parts or whole people for food substances

Doozex - Sawing of a log -  Snoring

to be continued...

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