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Queen of Snails (New book and Zoom interview on November 18)

Uprooted from her childhood in Germany and set adrift in the American Midwest, Maureen was raised by a kind but neglectful mother who loved Jesus more than her…

New book: The LGBTQ+ Comics Studies Reader. Critical Openings, Future Directions

The LGBTQ+ Comics Studies Reader explores the exemplary trove of LGBTQ+ comics that coalesced in the underground and alternative comix scenes of the mid-1960s and in the decades…

New book: The US Graphic Novel by Paul Williams (September 2022)

Provides a history of US graphic novels from the 1910s to the present This book analyses the way that changes in the comics industry, book trade and webcomics…

New book: Burning Down the House.Latin American Comics in the 21st Century

Burning Down the House explores the political, economic and cultural landscape of 21st Century Latin America through comics. It examines works from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Perú, Colombia,…

New book: Messages from Ukraine

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine that dominated headlines around the world. Millions of Ukrainians would flee the country, and a third of…

Kickstarter: Popeye Variations: Not Yer Pappy’s Comics – An’ Art Book News

Popeye the Sailor Man is pushing 100 these days, but he’s still scarfing down spinach and clobbering bullies as readily as he was back in 1929. To celebrate…

The Mud and the Mirth : Marine cartoonists in World War I

Visual arts constitute a significant portion of the Marines’ life, from training manuals to public appearances. Illustrations may inform, educate, or entertain the masses, be they civilians or…

Teaching with Comics: Empirical, Analytical, and Professional Experiences

This edited collection analyses the use of comics in primary and secondary education. The editors and contributors draw together global research to examine how comics can be used…

The Clear Line in Comics and Cinema: A Transmedial Approach

Historical and theoretical analysis of the “clear line” style in comics and cinemaThe “clear line”, a term coined in 1977 by Dutch essayist and artist Joost Swarte, has…

Vertigo Comics: British Creators, US Editors, and the Making of a Transformational Imprint

Isabelle Licari-Guillaume‘s book explores the so-called “British Invasion” of DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint, which played an important role in redefining the mainstream comics industry in the US during…