Deconstructing Comics #637: Ghost World Haunts Us Still

by Hannah Means Shannon

The Deconstructing Podcast folks join us tonight to reflect an influential and beloved book and its translation into a different medium.

Ghost World

Daniel Clowes’ 1990s series Ghost World became a movie in 2001. Will Weaver, a professor at John Carroll University, says that each version of the story was what it needed to be for that medium. Why did those choices, such as adding Seymour, make sense for the movie? Could a film version have worked without Seymour? And what’s the deal with that bus, anyway? Will joins Tim to discuss these questions and more.

Listen up below!

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