Comics gain cultural respectability update: Still A Ways To Go. Michiko Kakutani reviews Roz Chast's new collection today in the NYT. I like Chast's cartoons just fine, but Kakutani goes overboard when she says they "reinvent the cartoon form." In what way, exactly, does Chast "reinvent the cartoon form"? By, uh, combining doodly little pictures with hand-written dialogue? Think about what it would take for Kakutani to say of a prose writer that she "reinvents the novel form.