‘Paper Street’ is a term used by city planners and architects used to describe streets put on plans that don’t exist in real life or may exist in the future. In the 1999 Movie “Fight Club” – the protagonists live in an abandoned house on a ‘Paper Street’ in the industrial sector of town.
This comic began its original run in the Cavalier Daily newspaper at the University of Virginia in the summer of 2005.
I’ve always loved comic strips since I was a kid and I was inspired by some of my favorites, which include: Calvin & Hobbes, Dilbert, the Far Side, and Bloom County.
‘Paper Street’ isn’t a typical newspaper comic strip in it’s format and themes – it is also inspired by poetry, literature, film, music, science and philosophy.
Paper, a thin material made from the pressing of plant fibers, was believe to have been first produced in China in the 2nd Century AD.
“Print” was popularized by the invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in Germany in 1450.
Newspapers, or “Print Media” become obsolete with the popularization of the digital media in the 21st century.
– Osmaan Minhas