Spineless: The Newcastle Science Comic is our latest Applied Comics Etc comics project. It’s also the first we’ve published with a Creative Commons (CC) license. This blog post introduces Spineless-the-comic and Spineless-the-exhibition, then discusses why we’ve chosen CC.
The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship invites authors to submit contributions for a special collection on the general topic of Jazz and Comics. Read the details here.
Andy Byers writes about developing a plug in to allow authors to upload supplementary files from the journal directly to figshare.
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.
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.
Asher Klassen writes about that Batgirl cover.
We are very happy to share the news that Jisc have announced they will fund the initial stage of our “Streamlining Deposit” project.
Thom Giddens shares his experience presenting on Batman at the British Society of Criminology seminar series at the LSE Mannheim Centre.
María Camila Núñez shares a reflection on her academic work as a historian and lover of comics.
Last week Andy Byers attended the JISC Research Data Spring sandpit workshop. He shares his experience.
Ernesto Priego shares some stats from our archive of #comicsunconf15 Tweets, and the archive itself.
We are very happy to report the Comics Unconference last Saturday in Glasgow was a great success.
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!
Via Digital Humanities Now we discovered Bilder G, Lin J, Neylon C (2015) Principles for Open Scholarly Infrastructure-v1, retrieved 24 February 2015.
We received a review copy of Twelve-Cent Archie, by Bart Beaty (Rutgers University Press, 2015).
This event at The British Library will debate how and in what ways the web has complicated, enhanced, and changed the rights of citizens.
Martin Eve offers some reflections on the HEFCE Report on Open Access Monographs (21 January 2015)
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.
We have received a review copy of Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948 (Rutgers University Press, 2015).
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 Comics Grid in 2014 so far. An end-of-year report by our Editor-in-Chief.
Miguel Cane reads DC Comics’ Batgirl #37. Is political correctness a drag?
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