Terms and Conditions (Paperback)

R. Sikoryak

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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.


Product Details

  • Product code: AXFSD
  • ISBN: 9781770462748
  • Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 24.2cm x 16.9cm
  • Pages: 108
  • Publish date: Tue Mar 07 00:00:00 GMT 2017
  • Book points: 10

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