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- adj. Not ironical; without irony.
The second issue saw Mazzucchelli trying on even more varied styles, a shout-out to the classic "underground" comics here, an autobiographical tale there -- even a straight-up, unironical gag strip.
There's no way Ariel Pink's music could be unironical, but the kind of built-in irony isn't automatic or mocking - the traces of pop moments past that make up the uneven surface of his music aren't floating there to show how ridiculous and impotent the feelings of our parents 'generation were.