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Call for Contributions: Comics and Art History

A Call for Contributions for a collected volume on Comics and Art History was recently announced by editors Ian Horton and Maggie Gray, who are currently in discussions with a major academic publisher about this project

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Newcastle University venue for next Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event

Newcastle University is to be the venue for a free Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event next month. Speakers will be Lydia Wysocki (School of Education Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University), archaeological illustrator John Swogger, Florence Okoye (of the Natural History Museum). The presentation title is From the Woman who Walked to the […]

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Comics Research Hub Launches at London College of Communication

Leading comics scholars, including Dr Ian Horton (of the Applied Comics Network), Dr Ian Hague (Comics and the Senses), Dr Nina Mickwitz (Documentary Comics) and Professor Roger Sabin (Adult Comics: An Introduction), have launched a new research hub focusing on comics, graphic novels and related forms at London College of Communication, UAL. Funded by LCC’s […]

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Comics Forum 2013 Registration Open

Registration is now open for Comics Forum 2013: Small Press and Undergrounds, which will be running at Leeds Central Library on the 21st and 22nd of November. This year features a fantastic lineup of speakers and papers, including a talk by the editors of the fantastic Asteroid Belter newspaper published for children as part of […]