A new book delving into one of the best-known examples of Soviet satire has just been published by the University Press of Mississippi. Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil’s Political Cartoons by John Etty lifts the lid on Krokodil, which offered some extraordinary cartoon art within a hugely propagandistic publicationContinue reading New book lifts the lid on cream of Soviet satire
Just as Daredevil season 3 arrives on Netflix, you may want to check out Sequart’s book The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil, edited by indy comics darling Ryan K. Lindsay, covering all aspects of the blind vigilante’s history. For half a century, Daredevil has been an outsider and a paradox, a loner, aContinue reading Get under Daredevil’s skin with “The Devil is in the Details”
Dr Mel Gibson reports on a day of comic study and discussion held as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival… The expansion and transformation of the academic wing of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival continued in 2018. Held in the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, The Friday Sessions as they are known, wereContinue reading Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!
Hot on the heels of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the launch of the Traces of the Great War, the organisation, together with Lancaster University and their Educational Resources department, are launching a new learning resource that builds on the World War One-inspired anthology. Launching on 18th October 2018 in Kendal, the newContinue reading Traces of the Great War tie-in education resource to get launch in Kendal
The British Library has opened its new round of applications for funded collaborative PhD studentships, and this year there is an opportunity to study for a PhD in British Digital Comics. Academics at UK universities are being invited to submit proposals for AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships with the British Library, which will support up toContinue reading British Library offers opportunity to study for a PhD in British Digital Comics