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Call for Papers: International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics

A Call For Papers for the Joint International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics and 20th Anniversary of the International Bande dessinée Society at Manchester Metropolitan University next June has just been announced. Taking place 24th -28th June 2019 the conference theme will be “Storyworlds and Transmedia Universes“. The notion of a storyworld, or aContinue reading Call for Papers: International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics

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Call For Papers: Graphic Gothic in Manchester, July 2016

The organisers of Graphic Gothic, an event to be held at Manchester Metropolitan University in July 2016, have put out a Call For Papers. The event is being organised in association with Studies in Comics (Intellect Books), the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Routledge), and the Gothic Studies Network. Proposals (for 20 minute papers) on the relationship betweenContinue reading Call For Papers: Graphic Gothic in Manchester, July 2016

Author Curtis Jobling will launch a cmic strip competition in Manchester this week

Manchester Children’s Book Festival announces Neville Johnson Comic Strip Competition

A trailblazer event for the biennial Manchester Children’s Book Festival (which takes place at the end of the month) will take place at Manchester Central Library tomorrow (Thursday 5th June), when novelist Curtis Jobling, creator of the globally successful Wereworld series, will be launching the festival’s International Reading and Writing Relay and the Neville Johnson Comic Strip Competition. Curtis, whoContinue reading Manchester Children’s Book Festival announces Neville Johnson Comic Strip Competition

Comic Conference Announced at Manchester University

Manchester Metropolitan University will host an academic conference on comics next April, with deadline for papers in January – and report that a new academic journal about comics will be published next year. Grandly titled The Graphic Novel and Comic Conference: Comics: Cultures & Genres, organisers point to the paradoxical relationship comics and graphic novelsContinue reading Comic Conference Announced at Manchester University