“Irony in The Dark Knight Returns” by Nicolas Labarre is the first article published by The Comics Grid presenting ideas in a modular -rather than strictly linear- format. In the words of the author, “modularity was a way to include footnote disgressions without relegating them to a marginal space.”
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Groensteen, T. (1999) Système de la bande dessinée (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France)
Hutcheon, L. (1995) Irony’s Edge. The Theory and Politics of Irony (London and New York: Routledge)
Miller, F, (w. and p.); Janson, K. (i.); Varley, L. (1996) The Dark Knight Returns (New York: DC Comics)