R. Sikoryak

Drawn and Quarterly to Publish Apple Terms Graphic Adaptation
As someone who once spent good money on a volume of manga that told the story of the secret origins of Cup Noodle --- you know, the microwave ramen --- and found it to be one of the most compelling comics I've ever read, I've always had an interest in comics that draw their inspiration from unusual sources. R. Sikoryak's latest big project, though, is one of the most interesting I've ever heard of --- a graphic adaptation of something a lot of people have seen, but almost no one has actually read. That project: A 96-page illustrated take on Apple's iTunes Terms and Conditions document that reprints all that legal fine print in its entirety, with no additional dialogue or narration. But while it might be a strict adaptation in terms of text, there's one more twist: Each page is drawn in a different style, as an homage to everything from Winsor McKay to Marjane Satrapi to Frank Miller to Jack Kirby to Raina Telgemeier and beyond.
NPR On ‘Masterpiece Comics” Mashup Radness
One of the arguments comic book readers are pulled into with regrettable regularity is whether or not the medium is an art form, and if so, is it "high art" or "low art?" Fortunately for fans of sequential art, NPR cites one creator working to distract from the debate completely with witty mashups that force readers to confront the joy that comes from churning classic literatur