Comica and the London Graphic Novel Network present S.M.A.S.H.. Saturday 15 November 2014, Barbican Library, London, UK.
Lydia Wysocki reflects on the first year of Asteroid Belter and introduces the Applied Comics Etc project.
The fifth edtition of Transitions: New Directions in Comics Studies will take place on Saturday October 25th 2014 at Birkbeck, University of London. We share the programme.
Thom Giddens shares a call for interest, papers and comics creators: The Graphic Futures Project will explore the possible future(s) of law and justice through critical engagement with comics.
As part of the 8th International Open Access Week, we invite you to a celebration of Open Access at City University London on October 23, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
We have published a new interview in the journal: Paddy Johnston Interviews Ken Parille, Editor of The Daniel Clowes Reader.
We have published a new book review in the journal: Illustrating Cognition – A Review of The Visual Language of Comics. This is an Open Access article published on 24 September 2014.
Jenny Walklate offers a report from Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention.
Gabriela Meján offers an in-depth analysis of a wordless sequence taken from ‘Diario de Oaxaca’ in which Peter Kuper graphically communicates a political commentary.
Lucy Sheppard treated herself to a copy of the Comics Unmasked exhibition book by co-curators Paul Gravett and John Harris Dunning. In response to our open call for Comics Umasked contributions, here she shares her review.
In his second response to our call for reviews and reports, Simon Russell revisits Comics Unmasked.
Renata Ávila explains how a new Spanish copyright Law threatens Open Access publishing and the Digital Commons.
This weekend marks LonCon 3 in London’s ExCel Center. Megan Waples writes about the convention’s love affair with academia.
In response to our call for Comics Unmasked reviews, Eliza Anyangwe offers her “unabashed praise” for the exhibition at the British Library.
In response to our call for Comics Unmasked reviews, Natasha Barrett revisits the exhibition for the second time.
The Wikimania meeting is the annual conference of the Wikimedia movement. Cameron Neylon explains what academics can learn from it.
Paddy Johnston reviews Bryan Lee O’Malley’s new graphic novel, Seconds (SelfMadeHero, 2014).
Ernesto Priego interviews Joshua Benton, founder of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. What can comics and ‘content creators’ in general learn from the Nieman Journalism Lab?
Erinç Salor reviews The Art of the Marvel Super Heroes exhibition at Art Ludique-Le Musée, Paris.
Lydia Wysocki and Ernesto Priego share their letter sent to the Times Higher Education (THE) in response to Matthew Reisz’s ‘The hero in all of us’ (THE, 24th July 2014), which THE did not publish.
In response to our call for Comics Unmasked reviews, David Robertson shares his experience visiting the exhibition.
The Scottish Comics Unconference Meet-up will take place on Saturday 28th February 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.
In response to our call for Comics Unmasked reviews and reports, Natasha Barrett reviews it here calling it “a coming of age for comics”.
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