The Journal of Comics and Culture

journal-of-comics-and-culture_0The Journal of Comics and Culture studies the comic and the rapidly evolving medium of the graphic novel and its connection to the wider world of popular culture. Original monographs, research, history, book reviews, and analysis reflect the innovative creative talents in the field, ground-breaking works, and how comics and the graphic novel both reflect and inform American culture.

In the past 40 years comics have moved from occupying a decidedly lowbrow niche at the margins of pop culture to the center of the popular and critical imagination. Comics—a catch-all term that encompasses monthly comic books, graphic novels and web comics—are embedded in, relate to and comment upon other forms of media like film, painting, and the novel.

Editor: Carol Tilley
ISSN: 2471-1500

 

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Comics and Culture Volume 2, 2017

The Journal of Comics and Culture studies the comic and the rapidly evolving medium of the graphic novel and its connection to the wider world of popular culture. Original monographs, research, history, works in progress, book reviews, and analysis reflect the innovative creative talents in the field, groundbreaking works, and how comics and the graphic novel both reflect and inform American culture.

Featured in this volume:
Phil Jimenez
Interviewed by Paul Levitz

 

Editor: Carol Tilley
Editorial Consultant: Paul Levitz
ISBN: 978-1-935625-24-7
ISSN: 2471-1500
Price: $40

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Comics and Culture Volume 1, 2016

journal-of-comics-and-culture_0The premiere volume of The Journal of Comics and Culture features articles on such diverse subjects as the resistance of the female superhero comic fan, comics and the evolving memory of Vietnam, and transtexuality elements in comic books. In addition, the volume features notes on a comic in progress and book reviews of recent notable comic book scholarship.

Editor: Jonathan Gray
ISBN: 978-0-9619518-5-6
ISSN: 2471-1500
2016, Paper
Price: $40

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