Dear Backers, Believers, and the Curious (Soon to be Recruited to the Cause): Let me begin by again thanking the Kickstarter funders for your support and belief in our documentary film, Diagram for Delinquents. This film… [more]
One of the foundational discussions of our film is violence and its effects on children. This is what set Dr. Wertham in motion, it’s one of the major discussions led in the Senate Subcommittee on… [more]
For today’s post, let’s examine the good, the bad, and the ugly.
While in the archives we photographed a micro-portion of the amount of newspaper clippings that Wertham had collected on comics, crime, juvenile delinquency, and violence. I wish we had the time to capture all of… [more]
This was another busy week in the production of Captured Ghosts, with two shoot days and a bunch of editing.
I am re-reading Seduction of the Innocent cover to cover. In the past, I’ve read it piecemeal. It’s quite fun, especially after reading Beaty’s Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture.
In this update, we complicate the picture of Wertham as comics boogeyman and offer you some more rarely seen documents about the rest of Wertham’s career.
This has been a busy week in the Captured Ghosts world. I was going to discuss the experience of filming with Warren, but I’m going to save that for next week and instead discuss our… [more]
Let me begin with huge thanks to those who have pledged already to help make Diagram for Delinquents a reality! I cannot express the excitement, joy, and encouragement this gives the filmmakers. I’m going to… [more]
We’re in the home stretch on our Kickstarter campaign for Diagram for Delinquents, our upcoming documentary film about the most hated man in comics history: psychiatrist Fredric Wertham.
Over the next six months, I’ll be overseeing the end of shooting, post-production and the release of the documentary Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts, following in the tradition of last year’s Grant Morrison: Talking With Gods.
Respect! Films has released a brand new trailer (over at Wired.com) for the documentary film Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts and is looking for some finishing costs funding via Kickstarter.
We’re pleased to release the cover art for Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization, scheduled for a late 2011 release.
If you’re going to be at C2E2 in Chicago on Saturday, 19 March, come check out Sequart’s “Year of Ellis” panel.
Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide, Sequart’s newest book, is now available for order through Diamond Comics Distributors.
We’re pleased to release the cover art for Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan, scheduled for a late 2011 release.
We’re pleased to release the cover art for Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide, scheduled for May 2011 release.
Here at Sequart, 2011 is the Year of Ellis — as in celebrated comics writer Warren Ellis. Throughout the year, we’ll be offering three books and a documentary film on Ellis, exploring his major works, his… [more]
You may have noticed that, as of a few days ago, our site has been redesigned, including the addition of a couple of new books. Now, we’re rolling out new online content for the first… [more]
After a long delay, Sequart.org has returned in a stripped-down form focusing on our line of books and movies, including the upcoming documentary Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods. We’re sorry that our archives, including thousands… [more]
Sequart.org has experienced a loss of service due to a server-related issue. Our webhost migrated the site from one server to another, and it turned out that the complex site simply didn’t work on the… [more]
Want to hang out with comic book royalty? Well, you can meet up with Sequart’s Mike Phillips at the Baltimore Comic-Con to discuss how cool that would be. But seriously folks, as you may know,… [more]
Teenagers from the Future: Essays on the Legion of Super-Heroes is now available from Sequart Research & Literacy Organization.