In Tweets and Pictures: #bccs British Consortium of Comics Scholars Symposium and Tea Party

In Tweets and Pictures: #bccs British Consortium of Comics Scholars Symposium and Tea Party

The British Consortium of Comics Scholars Symposium and Tea Party took place on Saturday 30 May 2015 in the University of Sussex. We share a storify with tweets and images about the day and Ernesto Priego’s slides from his presentation.

British Consortium of Comics Scholars Day and Comics Tea Party

British Consortium of Comics Scholars Day and Comics Tea Party

The British Consortium of Comics Scholars Day and Comics Tea Party will take place in Brighton on Saturday, 30 May 2015 from 12:00 to 18:30.

Killing the Cover, What a Joke: Batgirl, Misogyny, and Everything DC’s Readers Are Scared Of

Killing the Cover, What a Joke: Batgirl, Misogyny, and Everything DC’s Readers Are Scared Of

Asher Klassen writes about that Batgirl cover.

OJS to Repository Idea To Be Funded by Jisc Research Data Spring!

OJS to Repository Idea To Be Funded by Jisc Research Data Spring!

We are very happy to share the news that Jisc have announced they will fund the initial stage of our “Streamlining Deposit” project.

Beyond Batman’s Mask: Giddens in Using-comics-in-academic-research Shocker!

Beyond Batman’s Mask: Giddens in Using-comics-in-academic-research Shocker!

Thom Giddens shares his experience presenting on Batman at the British Society of Criminology seminar series at the LSE Mannheim Centre.

Between History and Comics, Or, On Liking What You Do

Between History and Comics, Or, On Liking What You Do

María Camila Núñez shares a reflection on her academic work as a historian and lover of comics.

JISC Research Data Spring

JISC Research Data Spring

Last week Andy Byers attended the JISC Research Data Spring sandpit workshop. He shares his experience.

#comicsunconf15 Twitter Activity Summary

#comicsunconf15 Twitter Activity Summary

Ernesto Priego shares some stats from our archive of #comicsunconf15 Tweets, and the archive itself.

Success of Scottish Comics Unconference #comicsunconf15

Success of Scottish Comics Unconference #comicsunconf15

We are very happy to report the Comics Unconference last Saturday in Glasgow was a great success.

This Saturday: Scottish Comics Unconference Meet-Up

This Saturday: Scottish Comics Unconference Meet-Up

A reminder that the Scottish Comics Unconference Meet-up will take place on Saturday 28th February 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. There’s still time to participate!

Principles for Open Scholarly Infrastructures

Principles for Open Scholarly Infrastructures

Via Digital Humanities Now we discovered Bilder G, Lin J, Neylon C (2015) Principles for Open Scholarly Infrastructure-v1, retrieved 24 February 2015.

Received: Twelve Cent Archie

Received: Twelve Cent Archie

We received a review copy of Twelve-Cent Archie, by Bart Beaty (Rutgers University Press, 2015).

Free Event: A Web of Rights, 19 February 2015, 6pm, The British Library

Free Event: A Web of Rights, 19 February 2015, 6pm, The British Library

This event at The British Library will debate how and in what ways the web has complicated, enhanced, and changed the rights of citizens.

Some Reflections on the HEFCE Report on Open Access Monographs

Some Reflections on the HEFCE Report on Open Access Monographs

Martin Eve offers some reflections on the HEFCE Report on Open Access Monographs (21 January 2015)

PhD Opportunity: “Digital and Cognitive Approaches to Graphic Literature”

PhD Opportunity: “Digital and Cognitive Approaches to Graphic Literature”

The Department of English and American Studies at the University of Paderborn is inviting applications for a four-year PhD position (starting 1 April 2015) in the research group “Digital and Cognitive Approaches to Graphic Literature”, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and directed by Dr Alexander Dunst.

Received: Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948

Received:  Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948

We have received a review copy of Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948 (Rutgers University Press, 2015).

Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

The Comics Grid: Articles in December 2014

The Comics Grid: Articles in December 2014

Before the year ends, a quick post listing the last articles we published this year in the journal, during December 2014. Happy new year!

The End is Nigh… This Has Been The Comics Grid 2014 So Far

The End is Nigh… This Has Been The Comics Grid 2014 So Far

The Comics Grid in 2014 so far. An end-of-year report by our Editor-in-Chief.

Batgirl #37: Female Trouble, or What a Drag It Is Getting PC

Batgirl #37: Female Trouble, or What a Drag It Is Getting PC

Miguel Cane reads DC Comics’ Batgirl #37. Is political correctness a drag?

Call for Papers 2015: The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship

Call for Papers 2015: The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship

The call for papers for our 2015 volume is now live.

Comics Journals Articles Tracked by Altmetric in the Last Year (Dec 2013-Dec 2014)

Comics Journals Articles Tracked by Altmetric in the Last Year (Dec 2013-Dec 2014)

Ernesto Priego shares a dataset with the comics journal articles that were tracked by Altmetric in the last year.

CFP: Sixth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference / Ninth International Bande Dessinée Society Conference, Paris 2015

CFP: Sixth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference / Ninth International Bande Dessinée Society Conference, Paris 2015

The Sixth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference / Ninth International Bande Dessinée Society Conference will take place on Monday 22nd – Saturday 27th June 2015 in Paris, France–the deadline is 31st December 2014. We share the call for papers via John Freeman.