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Marcelo Bolshaw Gomes

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

A visual thinker averse to linguistic metaphors, Marcelo Bolshaw Gomes has Asperger’s syndrome and learned to read with the help of comics before entering school. He graduated in Communications - Journalism Faculty of Communication and Tourism Helio Alonso (1984). He holds an MA in Social Sciences from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (1998), trained as a specialist in political and Marketing persuasion election (2003, PUC / RS); and a PhD in Social Sciences from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (2006). He is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Social Communication at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, lecturing in Sociology of Communication and advertising courses on radialismo, discipline policy, and Media communication in the Media Studies Masters program.

Articles of Marcelo Bolshaw Gomes

O místico e o feiticeiro. Contrapontos entre imagem técnica e narrativa seqüencial em Alan Moore e Vilém Flusser

By using an analogy from the Kabbalah, this paper compares Flusser’s thought-design with ideas from the graphic-writer Alan Moore, in order to show their unique similarities, their differences of perspective, and especially the involuntary complementarity of their notions of “narrative” and “image” — for us, twin foundations for the theoretical definition of “Sequential Art.”

O místico (PDF 260.3 KB)

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