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Journal Monitor 10: New Publications on Comic Books

The Journal Monitor is a subcategory of the regular Monitor. It is an irregularly published overview of issues of international journals on comics studies as well as special issues on corresponding topics. The introductory texts and/or tables of contents come from the respective websites.
Do you have suggestions or information on new releases that have been overlooked and should be introduced on our website? Please let us know via email: redaktion@comicgesellschaft.de.
See previous Monitor posts.


Inks – The Journal of the Comics Studies Society 4.3

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  • Jocelyn Sakal Froese: “Lateral Moves and Ghostly Gay Children: Queer Spatial Metaphors in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home
  • Dru Jeffries: “‘Bacon Tho’: Richard Watts’ Vegan Sidekick Comics as Social Media Activism”
  • Marc Singer: “George Pérez and the Classical Narrative Style”
  • Lorraine York: “‘A Good Place Where to Be’: Un-placing Mobilities in Julie Doucet’s My New York Diary
  • Shiamin Kwa: “‘Text Messages and Ghosts Are a JOY’: A Conversation with Cartoonist Marnie Galloway”
  • Zoë Smith: “4 Colorism: The Ashiness of It All”

 

Studies in Comics 11.1

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  • Christopher Murray, Golnar Nabizadeh: “Educational and public information comics, 1940s–present”
  • Lars Wallner, Katarina Eriksson Barajas: “Using comics and graphic novels in K-9 education: An integrative research review”
  • Helen Jones: “Caticorns and Derp Warz: Exploring children’s literacy worlds through the production of comics”
  • Sam Boer: “‘Maybe I’ll make something with it’: Comics as alternative sex education”
  • Matt Reingold: “Studying anti-Semitism using primary sources in graphic novels”
  • Brianna Anderson: “Revolutionary paratext and critical pedagogy in Nathan Hale’s One Dead Spy
  • Dona Pursall: “Learning to be a lord, a friend, ‘a human’: Lord Snooty as a comic strip representation of John Macmurray’s philosophies of social and emotional learning”
  • Damon Herd, Divya Jindal-Snape, Christopher Murray, Megan Sinclair: “Comics Jam: Creating healthcare and science communication comics – A sprint co-design methodology”
  • Zak Waipara: “The Call to Adventure”
  • Nelly Rosario: “Life Beats of Dr Diana G., as Told to Nelly Rosario”

 

IJOCA – International Journal of Comic Art 22.1

Cultural Imperialism Strikes Back: A South American Symposium

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  • Martín Alejandro Salinas, Sebastián Horacio Gago: “Cultural Imperialism Strikes Back: A South American Symposium”
  • Martin Alejandro Salinas: “One World, Many Batmen: From Cultural Imperialism to the Culture of the Empire”
  • Sebastian Gago: “‘What Does a Few Lives Matter?’: Notes on Two Comic-book Invasions of Héctor Oesterheld(1974-1977)”
  • Ivan Lima Gomes: “Graphic Narratives, a Tool of Imperialism in South America? Deconstructing American Superheroes in Brazilian and Chilean Comics (1960-1970)”
  • Lucas R. Berone: “Writing the History of Comics: The Case of the Di Tella Biennial (Buenos Aires, 1968)”
  • Rodrigo Browne S., Rosmery-Ann Boegeholz C.: “Disney Academy: Donald Duck as the Western Imperialism Paradigm”
  • Ignacio Fernández Sarasola: “Toxic Reading Material: Techniques Used by Society and G overnments to Control Comic Books”
  • Jasleen Kandhari: “Graphic Narratives in Sikh Comics: Iconography and Religiosity as a Critical Art Historical Enquiry of the Sikh Comics Art Form”
  • Marty Branagan: “Tintin: From Violent, Communist-Hating Conservative to Radical Peacenik”
  • Levi Obonyo, Njoki Chege: “Lost in Modernity: Doodling in the Digital Age”
  • Robyn Johnson: “Sacrificing Healing: The Loss and Resilience of Yurok Healing in Chag Lowry and Rahsan Ekedal’s Soldiers Unknown”
  • Mirvat Mohamed, Kirsten Møllegaard: “This Land Is Whose Land? Voices of Belonging in Three First-Generation American Graphic Memoirs”
  • Chris Reyns-Chikuma: “Représentations de l’autre solitude dans quelques BD et comics canadiens dont l’histoire se passe à Montréal (Representations of the Other Solitude in Select Canadian Comics and BDs Which Take Place in Montréal)
  • Yan Chuanming, Xu Ying, John A. Lent: “Chinese Comic Art Museums and Centers”
  • Ahmed Baroody: “Anime and Gender Roles in Kuwaiti Islamic Culture: A Conflict of Cultural Values?”
  • Michal Chudolinski: “The Outdatedness of Superheroism? The Condition of the Superhero Myth: Past and Today”
  • Iwan Zahar, Toni Masdiono, John A. Lent: “Hans Jaladara, Creator of Indonesia’s Panji Tengkorak”
  • Iwan Zahar, Toni Masdiono: “Ganesh TH, the Author of Si Buta dari Goa Hantu: The Most Celebrated Comics of the Indonesian Comics Golden Age”
  • David Kunzle: “Nearly 50 Years Ago – An Early Glimpse of China’s Maoist Comics: A Review”
  • Jeffrey O. Segrave, John A. Cosgrove: “‘You’re a star if you can louse up 70% of the time’: Sport in Jeff MacNelly’s Shoe
  • Jakob F. Dittmar: “Flexible Comics?: Sequential Images on Screen Media”
  • Jason D. DeHart: “A Transmedia Case Study: Batman — The Animated Series”

 

SANE journal – Sequential Art Narrative in Education 2.5

online, open access
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  • David Lewkowich, Michelle Miller Stafford: “‘Because like – and so I don’t – so I think it’s maybe, I don’t know’: Performing traumatic effects while reading Lynda Barry’s The Freddie Stories