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MANIFESTO

SILENT COMICS are like silent films for comics.

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About

SILENT COMICS is an experiment to prototype, design and publish wordless comics.

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Silent Comics — Development log

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CLI-directory-tree

1 minute read

Automate your README TOC or documentation with a tree directory structure.

The visual web

2 minute read

When it started, the web was just hypertext and links. Since then, a whole visual web has emerged.

OKΠ

less than 1 minute read

Introducing OKΠ, one of the SILENT COMICS characters.

Stock status

less than 1 minute read

An update on SILENT COMICS project’s (slow pace of) progress.

Two kinds of quality

1 minute read

The Japanese language has two words to describe quality: atarimae hinshitsu and miryokuteki hinshitsu. The inherent quality of an object and its charm.

Images optimisation tools

1 minute read

Optimising images for the Web, a list of open source and proprietary image compression tools.

Wordmark

2 minute read

The design process behind the SILENT COMICS logo, keeping it simple.

Useful WordPress Plugins

2 minute read

A list of useful WordPress Plugins, actively tested during development and in production.

Learning by doing

6 minute read

Things learned thanks to starting silent comics side project.

Progress Tracker

less than 1 minute read

Simple text-based project management for the SILENT COMICS project.

Revisiting an old format, the wordless book.

10 minute read

Wordless comics are rare. Yet, this visual language offers a large range of possibilities to explore. Here are a few examples of ways to use wordless comics.

Digital Comics Survey

less than 1 minute read

Answer a few questions about digital comics formats and prices — for for comic books & webcomics fans.

Call For Translations

2 minute read

An open call for native speakers — How would you translate “SILENT COMICS” in your language?

The Wake of SILENT COMICS

3 minute read

Silent comics are to digital comics what silent films were to cinema. In reverse chronology. Where we discuss the origin of the word comic.

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Revisiting an old format

9 minute read

Exploring the visual storytelling possibilities of wordless comics.

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