DOI Number : 10.5614/itbj.vad.2014.6.2.1
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Ciri Visual Komik Strip Sunda Opat Madhab Setan dalam Majalah Manglé

Kankan Kasmana1, Riama Maslan Sihombing2 & Irfansyah2

1Program Studi Desain Komunikasi Visual, Universitas Komputer Indonesia (Unikom), Kampus IV UG-2 Prodi DKV, Jln. Dipatiukur No. 112-114 Bandung 40132, Indonesia

2KK Komunikasi Visual dan Multimedia, Fakultas Seni Rupa dan Desain,

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jalan Ganesa No.10, Bandung, Indonesia


Abstract. Opat Madhab Setan, a comic strip published by Manglé; Sundanese news, literature, and culture magazine from March to December 1988 in 42 editions. The comic artist tries to depict Sundanese culture through a distinguished illustration in making up the visual elements by taking into account the compositions of societies and its value. The aims of this research are to discovering and comprehending the way Sundanese culture is represented. In addition, it is also meant to identify the visual criteria in the comic. The qualitative-content analysis is used to describe in details how the elements in particular story revealed through drawings and writings. Based on the analysis, it can be concluded that the comic Opat Madhab Setan has the characteristics of semi-realistic drawings, gestural, not detailed, untidy and inconsistent in its panel size, large font for its manual typography, dominated by normal balloons, interdependent joint panel, and peculiar sundanese onomatopoeic sound effects. The Sundanese culture is represented through stereotype characterization, physical illustration, gestures, facial expression, and background. Islam is illustrated as the belief system being adopted. The nature illustrated through the existence of the rice fields, daily use attributes, social interactions, belief, and the value of leadership among the sundanese society.

Keywords: comic, comic strip, Manglé, Sundanese, visual character.

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