Roger Sabin

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… Read More ›

Sneak Peek and Review: Marie Duval, a new book spotlighting a pioneering female cartoonist

Myriad Editions have very kindly sent me an advance copy of their new title Marie Duval, a superb study of the pioneering but near-forgotten female artist behind the creation of the first “breakout” British comic characters, Ally Sloper. I can definitely recommend… Read More ›

Oxford’s TORCH to host talk by Roger Sabin on the Origins of Comics Criticism

TORCH, Oxford’s Research Centre in the Humanities third seminar of the term will take place tomorrow, Thursday 10th November 2016, at 5.15pm and will feature a talk from Roger Sabin, Professor of Popular Culture at Central Saint Martins in London, on “The… Read More ›

Markings: A New Comics event from the University of the Arts London and House of Illustration

  You can register now for free to attend Markings, a new Illustration and Performance Festival convened by Roger Sabin, with Pascal Lefevre as the keynote speaker. Taking place Friday 8th – 9th July 2016, Markings consists of a symposium… Read More ›

Call for Papers: Transitions 4 – New Directions in Comics Studies

A call for papers for Transitions 4 – New Directions in Comics Studies has just been published. Transitions will be a one-day symposium at the University of London in November, promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study  of comics, comix,… Read More ›

Transitions 3 – Keynote announced

The Transitions symposium is fast approaching, taking place on Saturday 3rd November at Birkbeck College, London. Transitions is a one-day symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/ comix/ manga/ bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art…. Read More ›

Comics & Conflicts Conference at the Imperial War Museum: Call for Papers

London’s Imperial War Museum is organising a Comics & Conflicts Conference (curated by Panel Borders Alex Fitch) in August, aimed at comics scholars, practitioners, and enthusiasts. Taking place on 19th-20th August, conference speakers and guests will include Charley’s War creator… Read More ›

Pat Mills guest at Imperial War Museum Conference

London’s Imperial War Museum is organising a Comics & Conflicts Conference (curated by Panel Borders Alex Fitch) in August, aimed at comics scholars, practitioners, and enthusiasts. Taking place on 19th-20th August 2011, conference speakers and guests will include Charley’s War… Read More ›

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