You, Too, Can Be a Comics Whiz

Video-game characters in a comic strip were not unheard of, but the remarkable thing about Anez’s comic was that rather than using drawings of the characters, he used the actual video-game character art — “sprites” in programming jargon — along with some simple backgrounds and word balloons. The effect re-created the feel of the game with a minimum of artistic effort. —Lore Sjöberg

You, Too, Can Be a Comics Whiz  (Wired)