This week we have published two new articles in the journal: a Research paper on musical sequences and a Review of Graphic History (Iadonisi 2012).
We received a review copy of The Visual Language of Comics: Introduction to the Structure and Cognition of Sequential Images, by Neil Cohn (Bloomsbury, London and New York, 2013).
Announcing the first community of practice event of the UAL Comic Studies Network: Small is the new big: The Comics Criticism blog as small press, a panel by Graphixia and The Comics Grid.
The Comics Grid Looking for Two New Editorial Board Members. Interested? Deadline 1st December 2013.
Today we published a new book review on the journal. Price, L.W.S. 2013. Fanning Flames: A Review of ‘The Adoring Audience’.
The Comics Grid Submission Preparation Checklist (now in bullet points!). Everything you need to know before submitting is here.
An update from the editor. The Comics Grid wants to publish your work! Find out how.
We received a copy of Writing about Comics and Copyright, by Ronan Deazley and Jason Mathis (2013).
We share the schedule for Transitions 4 as well as relevant information for those attending!
We received a review copy of Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, by Barbara Postema (RIT Press, Rochester, New York, June 2013).
The Modern Language Association is beginning preparation of the volume Approaches to Teaching Bechdel’s Fun Home, edited by Judith Kegan Gardiner, and they would like your input.
To mark the publication of The Great War (Jonathan Cape), Joe Sacco will be appearing at the London Review shop in conversation with David Boyd Haycock.
A response to the recent article on Science Magazine titled “Who’s Afraid of Peer Review?”. Ernesto Priego asks: who’s afraid of open access?
The MLA Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives have announced their events for the 129th Annual MLA Convention, to be held 9-12 January 2014 in Chicago, USA.
Registration is now open for Comics Forum 2013: Small Press and Undergrounds, which will be running at Leeds Central Library, 21st – 22nd of November.
Comica, the London International Comics Festival, returns this autumn and presents Transitions 4. The full programme is announced.
We received a review copy of Redrawing French Empire in Comics by Mark McKinney (Ohio State University Press, Columbus, 2013).
In this review of The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire (2012), Sam Coleman considers the symbiotic relationship between land, sea and the unflinching nature of the human spirit.
Last month we received a review copy of The Daniel Clowes Reader (Fantagraphics 2013). At The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, Paddy Jonhston (University of Sussex, UK) offers his review.
Allan Haverholm reports from the 2013 Helsinki Comics Festival for The Comics Grid.
Professor Amy M. Green offers a review of Off Life Issue 6.
Loncon3′s theme is ‘Diversity in Speculative Fiction’. This is a call for academic papers on digital comics.
Mathew Crowther writes on his discovery of a creamware jug decorated with a transfer-printed copy of C.J. Grant’s “Insnaring the Preston Cock” (1831).
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