Girard and Comics: Reading Comics Through Mimetic Theory

Comics are a mimetic medium.


The actions not only activate mirror neurons, but the very structure of comic book desire is set-up in a mimetic fashion: it is set around a rivalry, which escalates until their a typically mimetic conclusion.

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This website is a fascinating look at the mimetic nature of comics. Whether you’re into them or not, this is an enjoyable window into the world of mimetic theory.

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