Continuing on because it's the only way to keep warm on a 19-degree February night, we continue to strive, seek, find, and never to yield some terms crisp and accurate to better capture the shapes and forms that make up comics criticism.
Is that enough of an intro?
I think it is.
Johns Bendising--Term used to describe a mindset among editors in chief of major comics companies that if one writer's style is popular with readers, then that writer must either write every new book that is launched or every other writer on the roster must write in the style of that writer.
Here is where I'd put in a link to a short, punchy explanation of what I was talking about, but given that this trend has been going since 2004 and Marvel and DC . . .lord, we'd be here all night.