The Leaderboard is a monthly feature where Paste invites a writer or creator from another discipline to contribute an essay about videogames. This month the Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Box Brown poses an existential question about The Legend of Zelda.
Box Brown is the creator of Everything Dies, Bellen!, Love is a Peculiar Type of Thing and more. He’s the publisher of Retrofit Comics, and his work has appeared in Mad Magazine and on Wired.com. He is currently working on a graphic novel biography of Andre the Giant.