New title announcement: Studies in Comics

The journal aims to describe the nature of comics, to identify the medium as a distinct art form, and to address the medium's formal properties. The emerging field of comics studies is a model for interdisciplinary research and in this spirit this journal welcomes all approaches. Peer-reviewed and international in scope Studies in Comics provides an inclusive space in which researchers from all backgrounds can present new thinking on comics to a global audience. The journal will promote the close analysis of texts using a variety of different methodologies. Its specific goal, however, is to expand the relationship between comics and theory and to explore a range of perspectives and approaches that aim to reveal and articulate a "theory of comics". The journal also contains reviews of new comics, criticism, and exhibitions, and will offer space for cutting-edge and emergent creative work.

Issue 1 includes articles by John A. Lent ('The winding pot-holed road of comic art scholarship'), Stuart Medley ('Discerning pictures: how we look at and understand images in comics') and Paul Atkinson ('The graphic novel as metafiction'), there is also an interview with "Renaissance man" Harry Morgan as well as a plethora of reviews.

For more information please visit the journal's page. Alternatively contact James Campbell.


Journal details

Julia Round
Bournemouth University

Chris Murray
University of Dundee

Associate Editors
Dean Chan
Edith Cowan University

M. Thomas Inge
Randolph-Macon College

Consulting Editor
Roger Sabin
Central Saint Martins College

Reviews and Exhibitions Editor
Paul Gravett

Creative Submissions Editor
Doug Noble

ISSN 20403232
First published in 2010
2 issues per volume
Current Issue:
Volume 1 / Issue 1

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