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This blurb was written when this comic page first went online. It might not accurately reflect the current state of the RACIANTAU project. Consider it a piece of history.
The spoilers Antau’s talking about there, before he was rudely interrupted, comes from Marx by way of Engels by way of Hegel: “[A]ll great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice […] the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.”
Antau finally stars in a full-fledged narrative, a bittersweet postmodern tale of personal branding and self-promotion running aground on the Hegelian Weltgeist. We laugh, we lose, we never learn.
An ongoing study in comics, storytelling, and philosophy, RACIANTAU is a comics anthology structured in the form of an essay.
The title of the project (pronounced /rɔsiɑntoʊ/) is a contraction of the names "Racia" and "Antau" — the two main characters.
The kids try to make sense out of a senseless world of VIOLENCE, IMPERMANENCE, ISOLATION. Anxious about the FUTURE OF OUR SPECIES,
they find themselves face to face with the VOID WHICH CONSUMES ALL THINGS. In each story, one or both of them inch closer towards
We're a self-taught comic-making duo with absurd politics and philosophy. We've made every page out of a desire for
exploration and improvement. But if you enjoy what we put forth, your kind words will motivate us (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). If you want
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Em & Iris