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Cardiff Comics Storytelling Network Launches this month

This month sees the launch of the new Cardiff Comics Storytelling Network (CCSN), with an appearance at the Launch Event in Cardiff by Featuring Welsh-based comics artist Carol Swain, author of the graphic novel Gast, Giraffes in My Hair and Foodboy. “The comics medium is increasingly recognised as a highly effective and engaging way ofContinue reading Cardiff Comics Storytelling Network Launches this month

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Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

A Call for Papers for Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art, the opening event of Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 in October, has just been announced by the team from ReOPeN, Lancaster University’s graphic novels and comics pedagogy, research and engagement network. Comics Up Close, the opening event of Lakes InternationalContinue reading Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum offers research stipends for comic archive and more

Some stipends have been made available for research at Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum. They have several holdings of interest to comics scholars, including film tie-in comics dating back to 1910s, magic lantern slides, items relating to photographer Eadweard Muybridge. The deadline for applications is the end of May. The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum atContinue reading Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum offers research stipends for comic archive and more

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Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

The Oxford Comics Network has announced a new series of events, starting on the 7th May with “Early Holocaust Narratives in Comics”. Philip Smith of the University of The Bahamas seeks to examine representations of the death camps, particularly in horror comics such as Impact, Voodoo, and Witches Tales. This event will take place atContinue reading Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event