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Stripped (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1 April 2014 (USA)
Comic strip artists discuss the state and future of the artform with the decline of the newspaper medium.

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Credited cast:
Lalo Alcaraz
Gene Ambaum Gene Ambaum
Bill Amend Bill Amend ... Himself
Bill Barnes Bill Barnes
Kate Beaton Kate Beaton ... Herself
Darrin Bell Darrin Bell
Brendan Buford Brendan Buford
Gloria Calderon Kellett ... Newscaster (voice)
Roz Chast Roz Chast
Anthony Clark Anthony Clark
Danielle Corsetto Danielle Corsetto
Jim Davis Jim Davis ... Himself
Greg Evans Greg Evans ... Himself
Andrew Farago Andrew Farago ... Himself
Andrew Farago Andrew Farago ... Himself


A documentary on comic strips, with never-seen-before interviews from Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes), Jim Davis (Garfield), Jeff Keane (Family Circus), Cathy Guisewite (Cathy) and dozens more. The film asks a central question: Where do comic strips go when newspapers die? Everybody loves comics, but will they survive in a digital world? Written by Anonymous

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This documentary is the first time that the notoriously private Calvin and Hobbes creator, Bill Watterson has ever allowed his voice to be recorded for an interview. See more »


Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #51.15 (2014) See more »

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A Positive Look at Change
22 February 2017 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

Comic strip artists discuss the state and future of the art form with the decline of the newspaper medium.

What I really appreciate about this film is how it takes a positive look at the comics industry. The story of newspapers dying and comics dying with it is an easy story to tell, but as this film points out, that is only half the story. It's not a "death", it's a change.

Just as with the news, some papers will die, others will evolve, and new sources will spring up... the idea of news does not die. Certain models float to the top. With the Internet moving in where newspaper was, will some strips fade away? Yes. And it is truly a sad story for those who lose their jobs, but unfortunately it is always this way in all industries.

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