The new poster for the Comics & the Multimodal World International conference in Canada is by Damon Herd. We also link to more information.
We received a review copy of Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero. Metaphors, Narratives and Geopolitics, by Jason Dittmer (Temple University Press, 2013).
Our September 2012 banner is by David B, from his graphic novel Epileptic (2005).
We received a copy of Comics versus Art, by Bart Beaty (University of Toronto Press, 2012). Have you read it? Please leave a comment.
Our August 2012 banner is by Belgian comics artist André Franquin (1924-1997).
Call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College to be held April 19 – 21 2013.
Our July 2012 banner is by Canadian author Seth. We provide a full profile with recommended links including academic articles, interviews and reviews.
Peter Wilkins live tweets from day 2 (Friday 29 June 2012) of the Third International Comics Conference Bournemouth University, UK. Includes some tweets by others using the hashtag #comicsrock
Peter Wilkins’ tweets from The Third International Comics Conference: Comics Rock, Bournemouth University, UK.
Comics and Education (Thursday 28 June 2012)
We received a copy of Linguistics and the Study of Comics, edited by Frank Bramlett (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Please help us crowdsource a collective review by leaving a comment about it.
We received a copy of Citizens of No Place. An Architectural Graphic Novel (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012) by Jimenez Lai. Have you read it? Please leave a comment!
We received a copy of Modern Animalism. Habitats of Scarcity and Wealth in Comics and Literature (University of Toronto Press, 2012) by Glenn Willmott. Have you read it? Please leave a comment!
Our June 2012 banner is by Rutu Modan, author of Exit Wounds (2007).
Our May 2012 banner is by Italian Artist Lorenzo Mattotti, from his collaboration with Claudio Piersanti: Stigmates (Seuil 1998; Fantagraphics 2011).
We share the definitive, expanded screen PDF and ePub version of the Digital First edition of The Comics Grid, Journal of Comics Scholarship. Year One (January 2011-January 2012).
Our April 2012 banner is by the French comics creator Bastien Vivés, an excerpt from his book A Taste of Chlorine (2008).
Celebrating our first anniversary, our February 2012 banner is by Canadian artist Julie Doucet.
On Wednesday 18th January 2012 we changed our banner to express our opposition to the Stop Online Piracy and Protect IP bills.
Our January 2012 banner is by Art Spiegelman, who will be the President of the Jury of the 2012 Grand Prix de la Ville d’Angoulême, Angoulême International Comics Festival, 26-29 January 2012.
Our December 2011 banner is by Kristyna Baczynski, from the first three panels of the the second page of “Atoll”, her contribution to Solipsistic Pop 4 (London, 2011).
Our November 2011 banner is by politically controversial comic book author Frank Miller.
Our October 2011 banner is by Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000). Waiting for the Great Pumpkin…
Our September 2011 banner is by Quino (born 17 July 1932). The banner is a segment from Mafalda, one of the best known and most loved comic strips in Latin America, which originally ran from from 1964 to 1973.
Comics and the Multimodal World.
An International Conference.
13-16 June 2013
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