Volume 1 Issue 1Introduction
Walt Kelly’s Pogo and the Politics of De/Re-racialization in Midcentury Comics
A Contract with God, The First Kingdom, and the ‘Graphic Novel’: The Will Eisner / Jack Katz Letters
Andrew J. Kunka
The Political is Personal: Dual Domesticity in Dykes to Watch Out For
Roundtable: Comics and Methodology
Blair Davis, Bart Beaty, Scott Bukatman, Henry Jenkins, Benjamin Woo
From the Archives
Before the Underground: Jay Lynch, Art Spiegelman, Skip Williamson and the Fanzine Culture of the Early 1960s
From the Field
Comics Professionals on Comics Studies
The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics. By Ramzi Fawaz.
Reviewed by Marc Singer
Michael Tisserand, Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White. Reviewed by Christopher Jeansonne
Volume 1 Issue 2Gilded Age Cartoons: Artistic Antecedents and Descendants
After you, my dear fake Frenchmen: Frederick Burr Opper’s Alphonse and Gaston—and Leon!
“The Man Called Lucas”: Luke Cage, Mass Incarceration, and the Stigma of Black Criminality
Tracy L. Bealer
“No time to rest, vent or mourn”: Medical Intern Narratives and Graphic Medicine
Sathyaraj Venkatesan & Anu Mary Peter
Teaching Hypercomics: Comics as Information Organization in Digital Pegagogy
The Greatest Comic Book of All Time: Symbolic Capital and the Field of American Comic Books. By Bart Beaty and Benjamin Woo.
Reviewed by Ben Saunders
Arresting Development: Comics at the Boundaries of Literature. By Christopher Pizzino.
Reviewed by Louie Dean Valencia-García
Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form. By Hillary L. Chute.
Reviewed by Robyn Warhol.
Volume 1 Issue 3Overwhelmed by a Cloak of Darkness: Steve Ditko’s Dark Karma and Cosmic inner space
“Good Times are Ahead. Or Behind. Because They Sure Aren’t Here”: Garfield and Negative Space
Michelle Ann Abate
Cut-Up and Redrawn: Reading Charles Burns’s Swipe Files
Nobody’s Home: Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book and Its Visual Adaptations
Asexuality and Its Discontents: Making the ‘Invisible Orientation’ Visible in Comics
Nicholas E. Miller
From the Archives
The Edwina Dumm Collection
What Happens When Nothing Happens: Boredom and Everyday Life in Contemporary Comics. By Greice Schneider.
Reviewed by Margaret C. Flinn
“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs. By Tahneer Oksman.
Reviewed by Margaret Galvan
Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel. By Michael A. Chaney.
Reviewed by Brian Cremins
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