Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions The Graphic Novel

|Graphic ed

Paperback (07 Mar 2017)

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For his newest project, R. Sikoryak tackles the monstrously and infamously dense legal document, iTunes Terms and Conditions, the contract everyone agrees to but no one reads. In a word for word 94-page adaptation, Sikoryak hilariously turns the agreement on its head-each page fea- tures an avatar of Apple cofounder and legendary visionary Steve Jobs juxtaposed with a different classic strip such as Mort Walker's Beetle Bailey, or a contemporary graphic novel such as Craig Thompson's Blankets or Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis. Adapting the legalese of the iTunes Terms and Conditions into another me- dium seems like an unfathomable under- taking, yet Sikoryak creates a surprisingly readable document, far different from its original, purely textual incarnation and thus proving the accessibility and flexibili- ty of comics. When Sikoryak parodies Kate Beaton's Hark A Vagrant peasant comics with Steve Jobs discussing objectionable material or Homer Simpson as Steve Jobs warning of the penalties of copyright in-fringement, Terms and Conditions serves as a surreal record of our modern digital age where technology competes with en- duringly ironclad mediums.

Book information

ISBN: 9781770462748
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
Imprint: Drawn and Quarterly
Pub date:
Edition: |Graphic ed
DEWEY: 741.5973
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 107
Weight: 336g
Height: 242mm
Width: 169mm
Spine width: 10mm