Vol.1, No.1
Spring/Summer 1999
218 pages / 18 articles
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Vol.1, No.2
Fall 1999
250 pages / 21 articles
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Vol.2, No.1
Spring 2000
213 pages / 19 articles
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Vol.2, No.2
Fall 2000
331 pages / 19 articles
Portfolio: 1o pieces
Vol.3, No.1
Spring 2001
302 pages / 24 articles
Portfolio: 14 pieces
Vol.3, No.2
Fall 2001
344 pages / 24 articles
Portfolio: 7 pieces
Vol.4, No.1
Spring 2002
322 pages / 27 articles
Portfolio: 12 pieces
Vol.4, No.2
Fall 2002
375 pages / 22 articles
Portfolio: 12 pieces
Vol.5, No.1
Spring 2003
426 pages / 29 articles

Portfolio: 13 pieces
Oleg Dergachov's Special: 8 pieces

Vol.5, No.2
Fall 2003
526 pages / 34 articles
1 special Index/Portfolio: 11 pieces
Vol.6, No.1
Spring 2004
386 pages / 22 articles
Portfolio: 10 pieces
Vol.6, No.2
Fall 2004
26 articles
Portfolio: 11 pieces
Vol.7, No.1
Spring 2005
35 articles
Portfolio: 16 pieces
Vol.7, No.2
Fall 2005
   
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Spring 2006
   
Vol.8, No.2
Fall 2006
   
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Spring 2007
   
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Fall 2007
   
Vol.10, No.1
Spring 2008
   

Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring/Summer 1999
John A. Lent 1-3
Editor's Note: Finally, an International Journal for Comic Art
Joseph Witek
4-16
Comics Criticism in the United States; A Brief Historical Survey
Matthew Lombard,
John A. Lent,
Linda Greenwood,
Asli Tunc
17-32 A Framework for Studying Comic Art
Allen Ellis
33-41
Comic Art in Scholarly Writing: A Citation Guide
Peter Duus
42-56
The Marumaru Chinbun and the Origins of the Japanese Political Cartoon
Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
57-75
Proving "Silas" an Artist: Winsor McCay's Formal Experiments in Comics and Animation
Mike Kidson
76-89
William Hogarth: Printing Techniques and Comics
David A. Beronä
90-103
Breaking Taboos: Sexuality in the Work of Will Eisner and the Early Wordless Novels
Leif Packalén
104-121
Comics in the Development of Africa
Bart Beaty
122-139
Featuring Stories by the World's Greatest Authors:
Classics Illustrated and the "Middlebrow Problem" in the Postwar Era
Pascal Lefèvre
140-149
Recovering Sensuality in Comic Theory
John A. Lent
150-156
The Horrors of Cartooning in Slim's Algeria
David E. Goldweber
157-170
Mr. Punch, Dangerous Savior
Waldomiro C. S. Vergueiro
171-186
Children's Comics in Brazil: From Chiquinho to Mônica, A Difficult Journey
Nadilson Manoel da Silva
187-204
Brazilian Adult Comics: The Age of Market
Spiros Tsaousis
205-218
Postmodern Spatiality and the Narrative Structure of Comics

Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall 1999
John A. Lent 1-3 Editor's Note
Jose Alaniz 4-28 Towards a History of a 'Stalled' Medium: Comics in Russia
Marc Singer 29-40 Invisible Order: Comics, Time and Narrative
Anne Rubenstein 41-54 Mexican Magazine Censor Versus the United States Mariens:
A Case Study of Transnational Reception
Michael A. Chaney 55-65 The Dismangling Evolution of Heroes: Aquaman's Amputation
John A. Lent 66-75 Poland's Malgorzata Tabaka, Drawer of Lyrical Satirical Cartoons
Daniel Patanella 76-85 The Persuasive Techniques and Psychological Validity of Seduction of the Innocent
Igor Prassel 86-97 Slovenian Comics
Allen Douglas
Fedwa Malti-Douglas
98-106 Islamic "Classics Illustrated": Regendering Medieval Philosophy in a Modern Tunisian Strip
Joost Pollmann 107-126 An Art of the Real: About the Adulthood of Contemporary Comics
Turgut Ceviker 127-131 The City and Housing in Turkish Cartoons
Mark C. Rogers 132-142 Licensing Farming and the American Comic Book Industry
Michael G. Rhode 143-170 The Commercialization of Comics: A Broad Historical Overview
Francis B. Nyamnjoh 171-190 Press Cartoons and Politics in Cameroon
Caridad Blanco de la Cruz 191-194 The Engineering of Humor
Stanford W. Carpenter 195-215 The Tarzan vs. Predator Comic Book Mini-Series: An Ethnographic Analysis
216-237 "New Voices in Comics" 1998: A Roundtable
John A. Lent 238-241 The Printed Word
Mark C. Rogers 242-243 Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr. 244-247 Critical Closure
248-250 Correspondence

Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2000
John A. Lent 1-2 Editor's Note
Leonard Rifas 3-32 Cold War Comics
Annette Matton 33-43 Reader Responses to Doug Murray's The 'Nam
Wai-ming Ng 44-56 A Comparative Study of Japanese Comics in Southeast Asia and East Asia
Andrew Matzner 57-75 Not a Pretty Picture: Images of Married Life in Thai Comic Books
Old Frahm 76-84 Weird Signs: Aesthetics of Comics as a Parody
Maurice Horn 85-89 American Comic Strips And Silent Seriable: A Prarallel
Zdravko Zupan 90-101 The Golden Age of Serbian Comics Belgrade Comic Art 1935-1941
John A. Lent 102-108 East European Cartooning: Differences over Time and Space
Oleg Dergatchov 109-116 Leonid Tishkov's Dabloids: Russian Myth in Comics
Michael Hill 117-132 Outside Influence / Local Color: The Australian Small Press
Anne N. Thalheimer 133-143 Terrorists, Bitches, and Dykes: Late 20th Century Lesbian Comix
Barbara Jo Lewis 144-158 Cyborg Might: Conceptions of Power in Comic Book Art
Libbie McQuillan 159-177 Between the Sheets at Pilote: 1968-1973
Caridad Blanco 178-189 Always the Other One: Salomon
Ana Merino 190-197 Inodoro Pereyra, A "Gaucho" in the Pampa of Paper and Ink:
Folkloric and Literary Intertextuality and Its Reformulations in Argentinean Comics
Oyin Medubi 198-206 Leadership Stereotypes and Lexical Choices: An Example of Nigerian Cartoons
John A. Lent 207-208 The Printed Word
Mike Kidson
Michael G. Rhode
209-213 Reviews

Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2000
David R. Spencer 1-32 Double Vision: The Victorian Bi-cultural World of Henri Julien
Wendy Siuyi Wong
Lisa M. Cuklanz
33-53 The Emerging Image of the Modern Woman in Hong Kong Comics of the 1960s & 1970s
Francis Nyamnjoh 54-76 Zapiro and South African Political Cartooning
Jordan J. Titus 77-99 Gnashing of Teeth: The Vagina Dentata Motif in "Bad Girl" Comics
Chris York 100-110 All in the Family: Homophobia and Batman Comics in the 1950s
Thierry Groensteen 111-120 Gustave Dore's Comics
Kalman Rubovszky 121-134 The Hungarian Comic Strip at the Turn of the Millennium
Mel Gibson 135-151 Reading as Rebellion: The Case of the Girls' Comic in Britain
Ruth Boyask 152-163 Reading Community in Funtime Comics: A New Zealand Narrative
Waldomiro C. S. Vergueiro 164-177 Brazilian Superheroes in Search of Their Own Identities
Jeff Williams 178-190 The Evolving Novel: the Comic-Book Medium as the Next Stage
Paul P. Somers, Jr. 191-205 Krauts Hinaus: Graphic Stereotypes of German-Americans Before and During World War I
Eric Weitzel 206-232 Of Pop Culture Pleasures and Radical Aesthetics:
The Influence of Popular Comic Strips on Picasso's Political Art
Jongmin Park
Sung Wook Shim
233-247 The Presidential Candidates in Political Cartoons:
A Reflection of Cultural Differencs between the United States and Korea
Michael L. Maynard
Edward Lordan
248-264 Laughing at the Glass Ceiling in The Wall Street Journal Cartoons
Michael Rhode
Tom Furtwangler
David Wybenga
265-306 Stories Without Words: A Bibliography with Annotations
John A. Lent 307-309 The Printed Word
310-321 Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr. 322-324 Critical Closure
325-331 Portfolio

Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2001
John A. Lent 1-2 Editor's Note
John A. Lent 3-8 Comic Art: Some Global Issues
Joost Pollman 9-21 Shaping Sounds in Comics
Jeremy Allen 22-37 A Virtual Revolution: Australian Comic Creators and the Web
Tim Blackmore 38-58 What a Picnic!: Swamp Ecology in Walt Kelly's Pogo
Lim Cheng Tju 59-76 "Sister Art" - A Short History of Chinese Cartoons and Woodcuts in Singapore
David E. Goldweber 77-85 The Function of Dreams and Stories in The Sandman
Pierre L. Horn 86-92 American Graffiti - French Style: Three Comic Strip Artists Look at Pre-War America
Mark C. Rogers 93-108 Ideology in Four Colours: British Cultural Studies Do Comics
Jean-Marie Bertin 109-119 Thoughts and Views on Raymond Peynet, French Artist and Universal Poet
Sheng-mei Ma 120-148 The Nine Lives of Blackhawk's Oriental: Chop Chop, Wu Cheng, and Weng Chan
Sue Ralph
Beth Haller
Tim Lees
149-169 "Off Me Head": Cartoons from English Newspapers Concerning the Glenn Hoddle Affair
Peter Nieuwendijk 170-190 Several Ways of Making a Cartoon (with 26 Examples)
Andy Mason 191-197 Africa Ink: Cartoonists Working Group, Towards an Association of African Cartoonists: Report of an International Workshop on Cartoon Journalism and Democratisation in Southern Africa
John A. Lent 198-202 How To Withstand War, the Rastko Ciric Way
Chris Gage 203-209 Can You Dig It? The World of Fast Willie Jackson
William Foster, III 210-216 Interview with Bertram Fitzgerald: The Life and Times of Fast Willie Jackson (1976-1977)
M. Thomas Inge 217-250 Comic Strips: A Bibliographic Essay
Lucy Shelton Caswell 251-262 Resources for Scholars at The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library
Michael Rhode
Ray Bottorff, Jr.
263-274 The Grand Comics Database (GCD): An Evolving Research Tool
John A. Lent 275-277 The Printed Word
Peter Coogan
Michael Rhode
278-282 Book Reviews
Michael Rhode 283-288 Exhibition Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr. 289-291 Critical Closure
292-302 Portfolio

Vol. 3, No. 2, Fall 2001
[Latin American Comic Art: A Symposim]
John A. Lent 1-22 An Historical and Contemporary Overview
Andres Accorsi 23-43 Argentine Comics
Jeff Williams 44-55 Argentine Comics Today: A Foreigner's Perspective
Ana Merino 56-69 Oesterheld, the Literary Voice of Argentine Comics
Waldomiro C. S. Vergueiro 70-78 Brazilian Pornographic Comics:
A View on the Eroticism of a Latin American Culture in the Work of Artist Carlos Zefiro
Perucho Mejia G. 79-82 Comic Art in Colombia: a Short Historical Journey
Dario Mogno 83-105 Parallel Lives: Comics and Animated Cartoons in Cuba From Beginning to Present
Caridad Blanco de la Cruz 106-115 Ares: An Undomesticated Humorist
Daniel Puch 116-126 Cartooning in Uruguay: Not Yet the White Flag
Gisel Gil-Egui 127-137 Venezuela's Alonso and the Art of leaving It All to Art
     
Beatrice Marechal 138-150 "The Singular Stories of the Terashima Neighborhood": A Japanese Autobiographical Comic
Fusami Ogi 151-161 Beyond Shoujo, Blending Gender:
Subverting the Homogendered World in Shoujo Manga (Japanese Comics for Girls)
Nhu-Hoa Nguyen 162-174 The Rhetoric of Parody in Claire Bretecher's Le Destin de Monique
Philippe Sohet 175-188 Figures and Representation of the Fantastic in Andreas's Work
Kerry Soper 189-201 Gentrifying the Alternatives or Alternifying the Mainstream? Consolidation, Incorporation, and the State of Comic Strip Satire in Alternative Weeklies, 1985-2000
Bart Beaty 202-221 Fredric Wertham Faces His Critics: Contextualizing the Postwar Comics Debate
Patricia Watson Shariff
Hilary Janks
222-238 Changing Stories: The Making and Analysis of a Critical Literacy Romance Comic
Mel Gibson 239-249 "Wham! Bam! The X-Men Are Here":
The British Broadsheet Press and the X-Men Film and Comic
Mark David Nevins 250-294 "New Voices in Comics III" (ICAF 2000)
M. Thomas Inge 295-328 Comic Books, A Bibliographic Essay
John A. Lent 329-331 The Printed Word
David Berona 332-334 Book Review
Michael Rhode 335 Exhibition Review
Gene Kannenberg, Jr. 336-337 Critical Closure
338-343 Portfolio

Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2002
John A. Lent 1-4 Editor's Note
[There at the Beginning: Early Days of Comics Scholarship]
John A. Lent 5 Introduction
Maurice Horn 6-22 How It All Began, or Present at the Creation
Alvaro de Moya 23-25 Pioneering in Brazilian Quadrinhos, as a Cartoonist and Researcher
Giulio C. Cuccolini 26-39 In Search of Lost Time or Time Regained
Arthur Asa Berger 40-47 Is This the Kind of Thing That Serious Academics Do?
Wolfgang J. Fuchs 48-59 The Story of an "Anatomy" That Gave Recognition to Comics as a Mass Medium
Will Eisner 60-63 Comics and Electronics
Martin Barker 64-77 Kicked into the Gutters: or, "My Dad Doesn't Read Comics, He Studies Them."
Trina Robbins 78-83 How I Became a Herstorian
John A. Lent 84-96 Almost Left at the Gate: An Arrhythmic Career in Comics Scholarship
     
David Ehrlich 97-133 Growing up with Dinosaurs: An Interview with Steve Bissette
Randy Duncan 134-142 The Weaver's Art: An Examination of Comic Book "Writing"
Jeffrey A. Miller 143-150 Comics Narrative as Striptease
Trina Robbins 151-162 No Man Is My Master:
American Romance Comics of the 1970s and the Women's Liberation Movement
K. A. Laity 163-169 Construction of a "Female Hero":
Iconography in Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adele Blanc-Sed
John A. Lent 170-204 New Zealand -- Exporter of Mainstream Cartoonists, Haven for Alternative Comics
Fabrice Leroy 205-217 Absent-Mindness, Mustaches, and the Cold War: The Image of Science in Herge's Professor Calculus and Franquin's Count of Champignac
Oleg Dergachov 218-227 Rosta Windows: As a Phenomenon of Russian Revolutionary Comic Strips
Stanford W. Carpenter 228-238 Alex Simmons and the African-American Soldier of Fortune Known as Blackjack:
A Case Study in Independent Comic Book Publishing
Brian Cremins 239-247 "Why have you allowed me to see you without your mask?":
Captain America #133 and the Great American (Protest) Novel
Nadilson Manoel da Silva 248-268 Viz Comic: Carnival and Commercialization
A. David Lewis 269-300 Kingdom Code
John A. Lent 301-304 The Printed Word
David Beronä
Rocco Versaci
305-309 Book Reviews
Micheal Rhode 310 Exhibition Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr. 311-312 Critical Closure
313-322 Portfolio

Vol. 4, No. 2, Fall 2002
Mark David Nevins 1-52 "Drawing from Life": An Interview with Joe Sacco
Micheline Maupoint 53-69 Plantu: The Editorial in Caricatures: An Analysis of the Role and the Impact of Plantu's Political Cartoons in the French Daily Newspaper, Le Monde
Hector D. Fernandez L'Hoeste 70-83 Resurrecting the Nation Through the Eyes of a Native: The Case of Turey el Taino
John A. Lent 84-123 Fear [of] and Loafing [with] Ralph Steadman in Turkey
Natsu Onoda 124-138 Drag Prince in Spotlight: Theatrical Cross-Dressing in Osamu Tezuka's Early Shojo Manga
Rik Sanders 139-156 The Changing of Dutch Comics: Some Pluses and Minuses
Waldomiro Vergueiro
Lucimar Ribeiro Mutarelli
157-167 Forging a Sustainable Comics Industry: A Case Study on Graphic Novels as a Viable Format for Developing Countries, Based on the Work of a Brazilian Artist
William H. Foster III 168-185 The Image of Blacks (African Americans) in Underground Comix:
New Liberal Agenda or Same Racist Stereotypes?
Christopher Murray 186-208 Superman vs Imago: Superheroes, Lacan, and Mediated Identity
Reiko Tomii 209-223 Akasegawa Genpei's The Sakura Illustrated:
When the Good Old Man Makes a Dead Tree Flower and the Bad Old Man Throws a Fire Bomb
Maurice Horn 224-228 The Lady, or the Dragon?
Richard Ostrom 229-240 Bali's Transition from a Traditional to a Modern Society:
Some Op-Art Warnings about the Trade-offs
Michael L. Maynard 241-260 Friendly Fantasies in Japanese Advertising:
Persuading Japanese Teens through Cartoonish Art
A. David Lewis 261-275 The Secret, Untold Relationship of Biblical Midrash and Comic Book Retcon
Jae-Woong Kwon 276-286 Korean Cartoonists' Reactions to Bush's "Axis of Evil"
John A. Lent 287-291 Larry Alcala and the Depiction of Filipinos As They Are
Wendy Kail 292-314 Clifford K. Berryman: Drawing The Line
Hong-Chi Shiau 315-326 American Imported Animation in Taiwan: A Case Study of South Park
John A. Lent 327-329 The Printed Word
Marc Singer
Charles Hatfield
Rocco Versaci
Mark Rogers
Jeff Williams
Michael Rhode
A. David Lewis
330-352 Book Reviews
Michael Rhode 353-354 Exhibition Review
Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
Michael Rhode
355-358 Critical Closure
359-368 Portfolio

Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 2003
John A. Lent 1-2 Editor's Note
[Pioneers of Comic Art Scholarship Series]
David Kunzle 3-7 Kunzle and the Comic Strip
Sture Hegerfors 8-20 Sture Hegerfors and Swedish Comics Scholarship
M. Thomas Inge 21-30 Portrait of the Professor as a Failed Cartoonist
Ana Merino 31-73 Gary Groth and Kim Thompson: Interviews with the Heart of the Alternative Comics Industry
     
Fredrik Stromberg 74-94 Swedish Comics and Comics in Sweden
Jigal Beez 95-114 They Are Crazy These Swahili:
Komredi Kipepe in the Footsteps of Asterix; Globalization in East African Comics
Nhu-Hoa Nguyen
Philippe Sohet
115-133 Social Criticism in a Singular Mode of Expression:
The Art of New Realist Cartoonist Chantal Montellier
Allen Douglas
Fedwa Malti-Douglas
134-146 Tardi and Daeninckx: Comic Strips, Detective Novels, and World War I
Deborah Shamoon 147-160 Focalization and Narrative Voice in the Novels and Comics of Uchida Shungiku
Natsu Onoda 161-194 Tezuka Osamu and the Star System
Brad Prager 195-213 Modernism in the Contemporary Graphic Novel:
Chris Ware and the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
M. Thomas Inge 214-219 William Faulkner and the Graphic Novel
Hector D. Fernandez L'Hoeste 220-230 The Mystery of Kaliman, el Hombre Increible: Race and Identity in Mexican Comics
Richard Ostrom 231-243 The changed Function of Political Cartoonists in Indonesia:
From Challenging a Repressive Regime to Promoting Democratic Reforms
Kenneth D. Nordin 244-255 The Editorial Comic Art of Clay Bennett
John A. Lent 256-289 Cartooning in malaysia and Singapore: The Same, but Different
Ron Provencher 290-291 Remembering "The Chief," Rejab Had: Cartoonist, Story Teller, Teacher, and Philosopher
Muliyadi Mahamood 292-304 An Overview of malaysian Contemporary Cartoons
Mel Gibson 305-324 "You Can't Read Them, They're for Boys!" British Girls, American Superhero Comics and Identity
Chetan Desai 325-333 The Krishna Conspiracy
Craig Fischer 334-354 Fantastic Fascism? Jack Kirby, Nazi Aesthetics, and Klaus Theweleit's Male Fantasies
Live Action Cartoonists 355-365 Have Markers, Will Travel:
Live-Action Cartoonists in the Age of Multimedia Performances and Online Comics
Martha H. Kennedy 366-373 Early Creative Responses to 9-11 by Comic Artists: Panelists Share Personal Experiences
John A. Lent 374-376 The Printed Word
David Kunzle 377-384 Review Essay
David Kunzle
Leonard Rifas
Marc Singer
385-393 Book Reviews
Bart Beaty
Maurice Horn
Jennifer Wood
Michael Hill
Michael Rhode
394-405 Exhibition / Festival Reviews and Report
Gene Kannenberg, Jr. 406-407 Critical Closure
408-426 Portfolio

Vol. 5, No. 2, Fall 2003
John A. Lent
i
Editor's Note
[Spanish Comics: A Symposim]
Ana Merino
3-4
Introduction
Viviane Alary
5-27
Briefness in Spanish Comics: A Few Landmarks
Manuel Barrero
28-49
The Evolution of Children's Comics in Spain
Jesus Jimenez Varea
50-65
You Can Never Win: An Analysis of Comic Strips by the Spanish Cartoonist Penarroya
Anne Magnussen
66-84
Spanish Comics and Family
Pedro Perez del Solar
85-101
Old Fashions for New Times: El Desencanto in Spanish Comics
Juan Garcia Cerrada
102-109
The Graphic Humor Program of the General Foundation of the University of Alcala
Miguel Alejo
110-118
Chumy Chumez: The Work of Jose Maria Gonzalez Castrillo
Ernesto J. and Gabriel E. Abad
119-137
Cels Pinol: The Comics Fan and The Author
Alvaro Pons
138-153
Between Avant-garde and Commerciality: The Dichotomy of New Alternative Publishing Companies in Spain
     
Kenneth D. Nordin
154-167
Cartoonist Dick Locher in Retrospect: His Life and Work
Bart Beaty
168-183
The Contemporary Field of European Comics: The Example of Lewis Trondheim
Wai-ming Ng
184-193
Japanese Elements in Hong Kong Comics: History, Art, and Industry
Muliyadi Mahamood
194-204
Japanese Style in Malaysian Comics and Cartoons
[Pioneers of Comic Art Scholarship Series]
Bill Blackbeard
205-215
The Four Color Paper Trail: A Look Back
Fusami Ogi
216-232
Shimizu Isao: A Pioneer in Japanese Comics (Manga) Scholarship
Sol M. Davidson
233-240
Culture & the Comic Strips
Donald Ault
241-260
In the Trenches, Taking the Heat: Confessions of a Comics Professor
     
Benjamin F. Towle
261-280
An Examination of Historiography in the Comics Medium
Joseph Witek
281-295
Long Form/Short Form: Narrative Strategies of Some 9/11 Comics
A. David Lewis
296-311
One for the Ages: Barbara Gordon and the (Il-)Logic of Comic Book Age-Dating
Tomas Prokupek
312-338
Czech Comics
Brian Cremins
339-350
"I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)":
Tim Truman's Scout and Social Satire in the Independent Comics of the 1980s
John A. Lent and Xu Ying
351-366
Chinese Women Cartoonists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Christopher Murray,
Joyce A. Walker, and
Douglas Webster
367-391
My Mouth Is Quiet, but My Mind Is Noisy: The Work of John Watson
Jason Tondro
392-424
Angel Passage: An Edition Lyris by Alan Moore
Kinko Ito
425-436
Japanese Ladies' Comics as Agents of Socialization: The Lessons They Teach
John A. Lent
437-440
The Printed Word
David Kunzle
441-449
Review Essay
David Beronä
450-452
Book Review
Mark David Nevins,
Christian Hill,
Susannah Mandel,
Marc Singer
Martha H. Kennedy
453-467
Exhibitions Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
468-469
Critical Closure
John A. Lent
470-483
Tootin' Our Own Horn
Jae-Woong Kwon, John A. Lent
484-519
International Journal of Comic Art Index, Volumes 1-5 (1999-2003)
520-526
Portfolio

Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 2004
Christian Hill
1-17
Narrative Aesthetics of Time and Space in the Comics Series, Broussaille, by Frank and Bom
Clare Tufts
18-36
Vincent Krassousky - Nazi Collaborator or Naive Cartoonist?
Adam Cathcart
37-55
Cruel Resurrection: Chinese Comics and the Korean War
John A. Lent
56-76
India's Amar Chitra Katha: "Fictionalized" History or the Real Story?
Jigal Beez
77-95
Katuni Za Miujuza: Fantastic Comics from East Africa
Levi Obonyo
96-116
Cartoonists in Kenya: Past, Present, and Future
Bert Hansen
117-147
True-Adventure Comic Books and American Popular Culture in the 1940s: An Annotated Research Bibliography of the Medical Heroes
Hector D. Fernandez L'Hoeste
148-162
Vladdo, Aleida, and the Politics of Gender in War-Torn Colombia
Jeffrey F. Taffet
163-190
Selling the Alliance: US Propaganda vs. Chilean Editorial Cartons during the 1960s
David R. Spencer
191-220
The Trojan Horse: Free Trade, the Americans, and Canadian Political Cartoonists, 1849-1879
Marco Tulio Vilela / Waldomiro Vergueiro
221-235
The Brazilian X-Men: How Brazilian Artists Have Created Stories That Stan Lee Does Not Know About
Marc Singer
236-249
Unwrapping The Birth Caul: Word, Performance, and Image in the Comics Text
Masao Yokota
250-265
Satoshi Kon's Transition from Comics to Animation
Jeffrey Miller
266-280
A Response to Kobayashi Yoshinori's On Taiwan
Sueen Noh
281-298
The Gendered Comics Market in Korea: An Overview of Korean Girls' Comics, Soonjung Manhwa
David A. Beronä
299-315
Pumping Iron: Male Stereotypes in Delisle's Albert et les Autres
Kent Worcester (Transcribed)
316-328
Words and Pictures in the Classroom: A Symposium
Daiwon Hyun
329-339
Promoting the Digital Content Industry in Korea, Focusing on Exporting Animation
John A. Lent
340-343
The Printed Word
Craig Fisher /
Mark C. Rogers /
Charles Hatfield /
Michael Rhode
344-357
Book Reviews
David A. Beronä /
Ron Stewart /
Michael Rhode /
Trina Robbins /
Michel Kempeneers
358-367
Exhibition Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr
368-372
Critical Closure
373-379
Portfolio

Vol. 6, No. 2, Fall 2004
Patch Adams, MD
1-29
Fabio Gadducci
30-77
Notes on the Early Decades of Italian Comic Art
Maurice Horn
78-89
Guido Crepax: A Memorial Tribute
Harlen Makemson
90-117
Private Vice and Public Virture: Political Cartoons as "Opprobrious Discourse" Against Grover Cleveland During the 1884 Presidential Campaign
Karon Reinboth Speckman
118-137
The Bush-Blair Duo Before 2003 Iraqi War: Cartoons from London Newspapers
Leonard Rifas
138-171
Globalizing Comic Books from Below: How Manga Came to America
Matthias Schneider
(trans. Annette Gentz)
172-181
Der Fuehrer's Animation -- Animation and Propaganda in the German Reich
Kathrin Bower
182-194
Holocaust Avengers: From "The Master Race" to Magneto
Pascal Lefèvre
195-204
The Cold War and Belgian Comics (1945-1991)
Joel E. Vessels
205-221
What Your Children Are Reading
Fabrice Leroy /
Livio Belloï
222-237
The Cartoonist as Iconoclast: Flaubertian Irony and Media Parody in Pierre La Police's Comics
Dominique Le Duc
238-253
XX1st Century Graphic Novels: A Voyage with Edmond Baudoin
Marc Weidenbaum
254-265
The Maestro of Belleville: Benoît Charest
Barbara Postema
266-272
Memories That Don't Weaken: Seth and Walter Benjamin
David Ehrlich
273-284
An Interview with Dan Mitsui, Dartmouth College's Graphic Novelist
Edward Portnoy
285-303
Follow My Nose: Self-Caricature in Cartoons of the Yiddish Press
José Alaniz
304-324
Supercrip: Disability and the Marvel Silver Age Superhero
Tim Blackmore
325-349
300 AND TWO: Frank Miller and Daniel Ford Interpret Herodotus's Thermopylae Myth
Stephen Rauch
350-363
"We Have All Been Sentenced": Language as Means of Control in Grant Morrison's Invisibles
James Bucky Carter
364-375
"There'll Be Others Converging": Fighting American, The Other, and "Governing" Bodies
Masao Yokota
376-391
A Master Animator: Yasuji Mori's Works for Children
Kinko Ito
392-403
Growing Up Japanese Reading Manga
Vivian Zenari
404-414
Sluts for a Story: Narrative and Comics in Patricia Seaman's New Motor Queen City
Lim Cheng Tju
415-430
Chop Suey -- Cartoons about the Japanese Occupation and National Education in Singapore
Carmen Moran
431-444
Allies Cartoon Humor in World War II: A Comparison of "Willie and Joe" and "Bluey and Curley"
Mark T. Rusch
445-455
The Deranged Episode: Ironic Dissimulation in the Domestic Scenes of Edward Gorey's Short Stories
John A. Lent
456-457
The Printed Word
A. David Lewis /
Ana Merino
458-463
Book Reviews
Ivy Garlitz /
Roger Sabin /
Michael Rhode /
Stephen Rauch
464-471
Exhibition Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
472-476
Critical Closure
477-483
Portfolio

Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2005
John A. Lent
1
Will Eisner (1917-2005), a Friend of Comics Scholarship
[Late/Post-Soviet Russian Komiks: A Symposium]
edited by José Alaniz
José Alaniz
5-21
Introduction or, Why I Call Them Komiks
Vitor Erofeyev
(José Alaniz)
22-38
Comics and the Comics Disease
Denis Chekalov
(José Alaniz)
39-55
Comics: The World, If You Blink Slowly
Oleg Semenyuk
(José Alaniz)
56-63
Comics Art in the USSR: A Short Overview (1917-1985)
Philippe Morin
64-66
Komiks and Russian Youth Culture
Ivan Mitrevski
67-74
Russian Komiks and the Internet "Underground"
(Seth Graham)
75-94
Comics in Education: Are They Useful? A Roundtable prepared by Svetlana Masimova
95-102
Interview: Andrei Snegirov
103-109
Interview: The Tema Studio
José Alaniz
110-125
The "Quintessentially Russian" Komiks of Zhora Litichevsky
Margo Bistis
126-148
Bad Art: The Decline of Academic Art in the Caricatural Salon
Brandon W. Bollom &
Shawn N. Mckinney
149-179
Alphonse Marie Mucha: Posters, Panels...and Comics Books?
Eric A. Holmes
180-187
Horror, Crime, and Red Dupes: The Agitative Rhetoric of Entertaining Comics
Monica Fontana
188-205
From a Figure on the Left to a Caricature of the Right: Changes in the Public Image of Lula
Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste
206-229
Flopi Bach: A Benevolent Misogyny?
Richard De Angelis
230-249
Of Mice and Vermin: Animals as Absent Referent in Art Spiegelman's Maus
Lyombe Eko
250-269
Beasts of No Nation: African Satirical Press "Re-Presentations" of Political Leaders in the Post-Cold War Era
Matthew T. Jones
270-286
Reflexivity in Comic Art
Rob Lendrum
287-303
Queering Super-Manhood: Superhero Masculinity, Camp and Public Relations as a Textual Framework
Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste
304-316
How To Face Neoliberalism and Make It as a Mexican Cartoonist: Óscar González Loyo and the ka-Boom! Experience
[Asian Animation, Online Cartooning, and Gaming: A Symposium]
edited by John A. Lent
John A. Lent
319
Introduction
Jae-Woong Kwon
320-350
New Type of Popular Culture in the Internet Age: An Analysis of the Korean Essay Cartoon
Seungmin Song
351-259
Korean Independent Animation: Its Origin and Meaning
Jia Jia
360-388
Female Subject Animated: A Case Study of Digital Online Animation in Contemporary China
Hu Tze Yue
389-403
Japanese Independent Animation: Fuyu no hi and its Exclusivity
Qi Wang
404-421
Troubled Identities at Borderland -- Fantasy about the Past and the Future in Anime
Juhanita Jiman
422-431
Malaysian Animation Industry: The History, Development, and Collective Efforts To Set Up a Global and Recognizable Animation Standard
Anthony Fung
432-448
Hong Kong as the Asian and Chinese Distributor of Pokemon
Wan-Wen Day
449-461
Being Part of Digital Hollywood: Taiwan's Online Gaming & 3D Animation Industry Under the New International Division of Cultural Labor
John A. Lent
462-472
Cartooning in Réunion, with Special Reference to the Work of Serge and Appollo
Anita K. McDaniel
473-484
Dave Sim on Guys
Francisco Tadeo Juan
(Dere Petrey)
485-503
The Valencia School: Pioneer of Spanish Comic Strips
Myra Partridge
504-512
Webtoonists: Making a Living Online
Sol M. Davidson
513-529
Games People Play in the Comic Strips
Annalisa Di Liddo
530-545
Transcending Comics: Crossing the Boundaries of the Medium in Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's Snakes and Ladders
Jake Black
546-552
Flop of Steel: Why "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman" Did Not Fly Over Broadway
John A. Lent
553-556
The Printed Word
Trina Robbins
Patric Rosenkranz
David A. Beronä
557-562
Book Reviews
Bart Beaty
Michael Hill
Nick Thorelson
Michael Rhode
563-572
Exhibition Reviews
Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
573-577
Critical Closure
578
Portfolio

Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall 2005
[Pioneers of Comic Art Scholarship Series, Part IV]
edited by John A. Lent
R. C. Harvey
3-43
It's Not My Fault Confessions of a Comics Junkie. Or, How I Became a Crazed Fanatic About Cartooning, Its History and Lore
John A. Lent
44-46
Armand Mattelart and How To Read Donald Duck
Fusami Ogi
47-67
Katayori Mitsugu: A Pioneer of Manga Studies in Japan Before and After the War
Randall W. Scott
68-77
Beginnings and Landmarks: The Comic Art Collection at the Michigan State University Libraries and My Career
Richard Langlois
(Randall W. Scott)
78-88
Pioneer in the Teaching of Bande Dessinée (Comic Art and Narrative) in Canad
John A. Lent and Xu Ying
89-125
Cartooning and China’s “Cultural Revolution?/font>
Louise C. Larsen
126-146
The Flight of the Forehead in the Third Reich: The Political Satire of Hans Bendix
Janusz Kazmierczak
147-163
Raymond Williams and Cartoons: From Churchill’s Cigar to Cultural History
Yamile Regalado Someillan
164-197
Visual Culture and the New Cuban Man: Examining a Core Force of the Cuban Revolution, 1959-1963
Claudia Sánchez and
Richard I. Parker
198-224
Cultural Values in Latin American and U.S. Superhero Comics: A Text Analysis
Jerry Robinson
225-235
The Ultimate Fantasy
Neil Cohn
236-248
Un-Defining “Comics? Separating the Cultural from the Structural in Comics?/font>
Thierry Smolderen
249-261
Thackery and Töpffer: The Weimaer Connection
Eric A. Holmes
262-272
Solidification, Hidden Guilts and “The Prude? EC’s Agitative Rhetoric Continued
Chunhyo Kim and
John A. Lent
273-282
The Inside and Outside Worlds of North Korean Animation
Chris Murray
283-310
Noble Enterprises: Strip for Me and the British Small Press
Stephen E. Kercher
311-311
Cartoons as “Weapons of Wit? Bill Mauldin and Herbert Block Take on America’s Postwar Anti-communist Crusade

Flávio Mario De Alcantara Calazans (Kenzi Tomoa)

321-339
From the “Cricket?(Grilo) to the “Cockroach?(Barata): Visual Poetics in the Brazilian Comics (European BD + Japanese Manga and USA Underground Comix)
Sol M. Davidson
340-357
The Funnies?Neglected Branch: Special Purpose Comics
Julia Round
358-369
Fragmented Identity: The Superhero Condition
Thomas Alan Holmes
370-374
Warren Ellis?“Shoot?and Media Passivity
Brian Ruh
375-398
Creating “Amateur?Manga in the US: Pedagogy, Professionalism, and Authenticity
John A. Lent
395-400
The Printed Word
Craig Fischer
401-403
Book Reviews
Steven M. Bergson
Marc Weidenbaum
Michael Rhode
Meisha Rosenberg
Ana Merino
404-412
Exhibition Reviews
 
 413
 Portfolio

Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 2006
Noelle P. Bradley
1
Masks That Reveal: Social Inequality in J.-J. Grandville's Les Métamorphoses du Jour (1828-1829)
Leonard Rifas
17
"Especially Dr. Hilde L. Mosse": Wertham's Research Collaborator
Carolyn Wong
45
Learning about My Grandfather
John A. Lent
71
The Richness of African Cartooning: A Secret Far Too Long
Jigal Beez
114
Winners, Cheats, and witches: East African Soccer Cartoons
John A. Lent
137
Life of a Cartoonist in one of Kenya's Worst Slums. Drawing by Rough (Rafael Opany)
José Alaniz
145
Caricature and Incarceration: The Case of Slava Sysoev

[Ever-Ending Battle: A Symposuim]
edited by A. David Lewis

A.David Lewis
163
Ever-Ending Battle
Edward Brunner
174
Death and the Maiden: Milton Caniff's Pre-War Anti-Elegiac War Elegy
Arnold T. Blumberg
197
"The Night Gwen Stacy Died": The End of Innocence and the "Last Gasp of the Silver Age"
Abraham Kawa
212
The Universe She Died In: The Death and Lives of Gwen Stacy
José Alaniz
234
Death and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond
Wilbur Farley
249
"The Disease Resumes Its March to Darkness": The Death of Captain Marvel and the Metastasis of Empire
William Duffy
258
Sing Muse, of the Immortal Hero: Using Epic To Understand Comic Books
Michael Niederhausen
271
Deconstructing Crisis on Infinite Earths: Grant Morrison's Animal Man, JLA: Earth 2, and Flex Mentallo
Nuh-Hoa Nguyen
283
The Rhetoric of Omission in Comic Art

Caitlin E. Pantos

301
La Donna Di Carta Guido Crepax's Valentina and the Dream of Italian Female Emancipation
Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste
346
Beyond Just Gender On The World of Maitena Burundarena
Ana Merino Translation by Derek Petrey
362
Variable Identities in the Mexican Comic-Strip: Don Catarino in the Stereotypical Space of the Cannibals
Frank Verano
378
Spectacular Consumption: Visuality, Production, and the Consumption of the Comics Page
Matthew T. Jones
388
Fiend on Film: Edwin S. Porter's Adaptation of Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend
Jeff McLaughlin
412
9-11-01: Truth, Justice and Comic Books
Ryan Holmberg
426
For Your Words, I Shall Rip Out Your Tongue: Shirato Sanpei and the Talking Head of Manga
Chang-de Liu
456
Negative Impact of Digital Technologies on Artists: A Case Study of Taiwanese Cartoonists and Illustrators
Michael van Dyk
466
Turkey's Soprano of Cartooning -- Selma Emiroglu-Aykan
Vicki Karaminas
498
"No Capes!" Über Fashion and How "Luck Favors the Prepared": Constructing Contemporary Superhero Identities in American Popular Culture
Mark C. Rogers
509
Understanding Production: The Stylistic Impact of Artisan and Industrial Methods
Delphine Carron
518
Paul Auster's City of Glass: From Word to Picture
Nancy Hudson-Rodd and Sundar Ramanathaiyer
532
Cartooning the Iraq War: No Laughing Matter
Cord Scott
546
The "Good" Comics: Ising Comic Books To Teach History
John A. Lent
562
The Printed Word
David A.Beronä
Harvey Pekar
Martha H. Kennedy
Jessica Milner Davis
Michael Rhode
Marc Singer
567
Book Reviews
Christian Hill
Ron Stewart
Lotta Fjelkegård
Aaron Kashtan
Martha H. Kennedy
Barbara Postema
Nick Thorkelson
Philip Sandjfer
579
Exhibition Reviews
John A. Lent
607
The Story Behind the Cartoon
 
608
Portfolio

Vol. 8, No. 2, Fall 2006
John A. Lent
1
Ediotr's Note
C Hill
6
Marjane Satrapi Interviewed, August 24, 2003
Wood-hung Lee and
Yomei Shaw
34
A Textual Comparison of Japanese and Chinese Editions of Manga: Translation as Cultural Hybridization
Marco Pellitteri
56
Manga in Italy History of a Powerful Cultural Hybridization
Ron Stewart
77
An Australian Cartoonist in 19th Century Japan: Frank A. Nankivell and the Beginnings of Modern Japanese Comic Art
Amy Kiste Nyberg
98
Theorizing Comics Journalism
Stephan Packard
113
Reflections of the Cartoon
Michael Rhode
126
Harvey Pekar at the 2005 Small Press Expo
Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste
163
On Angels, Drugs, and Trade: Edgar Clément's Operación Bolivar
Özge Samanc
181
Lynda Barry's Humor: At the Juncture of Private and Public, Invitation and Dissemination, Childish and Professional
Sol M. Davidson
200
Love Affair with a Unique Medium: Big Little Books
Katrina D. Thompson
228
The Stereotype in Tanzania Comics: Swahili and the Ethnic Other
Kristin L. Matthews
248
The ABCs of Mad Magazine: Reading, Citizenship, and Cold War America
Marc Singer
269
"A Serious House on Serious Earth": Rehabilitating Arkham Asylum
Ed Ross
283
The Representation of Immigrants and Immigration in UK Political Cartoons from 1968 to 2005
José Alaniz
307
Speaking the "Truth" of Sex: Moore & Gebbie's Lost Girls

Frank Verano

319
Invisible Spectacles, Invisible Limits: Grant Morrison, Situationist Theory, and Real Unrealities
Clark Farmer
330
Comic Book Color and the Digital Revolution
Fang Cheng
347
What Is Humor?
Racial Identity: A Mini Symposium
Dale Jacobs
363
Ho Che Anderson Interview
Neil Shyminsky
387
Mutant Readers, Reading Mutants: Appropriation, Assimilation, and the X-Men
Matthew Diebler
406
"I;m Not One of Them Anymore": Marvel's X-Men and the Loss of Minority (Racial) Identity
William H. Foster III
414
Do We Still Have To Be Black? Comic Book Creators Discuss Racial Identity
430
Corrections
John A. Lent
432
The Printed Word
José Alaniz
Leonard Rifas
436
Book Reviews
Michael Rhode
445
Exhibition and Media Reviews
José Alaniz
Francesco Casolo
Craig Fischer
Michael Rhode
Trina Robbins
Roger Sabin
Randall W. Scott
Nick Thorkelson
447
Exhibition Reviews
John A. Lent
497
The Story Behind the Cartoon(s)
500
Portfolio

Vol. 9, No. 1, Spring 2007
[Kibyoshi: The World's First Comicbook?]
edited by Adam L. Kern
Adam L. Kern
3
The Kibyoshi: Japan's Eighteenth-Century Comicbook for Adults
Glynne Walley
33
Kyokutei Bakin's Buy My Candy and I'll Give you a Kite Story
Ivan Grail
61
The Truly Un-Canny Samurai: Classical Literature and Parody in the Kibyoshi
William Fleming
79
The Tao of Kibyoshi: Santo Kyoden's Zhuang-zi: The Licensed Edition
Kristin H. Williams
119
Cerisscrossed Confucianism: Images of Edo as a Virtuous Dystopia
William Burton
135
Fantastic Travel as Utopia or Dystopia in Edo Period Illustrated-Fiction
Akiko Walley With a Translation by Akiko Walley and Glynne Walley
157
Through the Looking-Glass: Reflections on Kibyoshi Illustrations in Kishida Toho's Comicbook Chronicle
Florencia Paula Levín
198
Politics Seen Through the Prism of Humor in the Argentinean Democratic Transition of 1973: Landrú and Ian
Kyle D. Wegner
231
Lalo Alcaraz's "La Cucaracha" "Normalizes" chicanos
David R. Spencer
262
The Press and the Spanish American War: Political Cartoons of the Yellow Journalism Age
Jay Casey
281
The Dynamics of Quiet Heroism and Invisible Death In American Soldier Cartoons of the World Wars
Pascal Lefèvre
296
The Unresolved Past: Repercussions of World War II in Belgian Comics
Karna Mustaqim
311
Mumbling Our Comics: An Overview of Indonesial Comic Books' Condition
Anne Reef
332
The Art of Darkness: Repression and Its Expression in J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians, Athol Fugard's Tsotsi, and Sue Coe and Holly Metz's How To Commit Suicide in South Africa
Maren Dick
353
Sneaky, Sinister, and Scapegoated: Chinese Immigration and Exclusion as Represented in The Wasp, 1877-1889

[Cartooning in Australia: Asymposium]
edited by John A. Lent

John A. Lent
378
Introduction
Vane Lindesay
380
The Rise and Demise of the Australian Comic Strip
Michael Hill
411
The Graphic Expression of the Lives, Obsessions, and objections of Small Press Sick Puppies and Scat(ology) Cats: A Short Survey of Some Aspects of Australian Alternative Comics 1990-2000
Vicki Karaminas
438
Australian Gothic: Black Light Angels, Fashion, and Subcultural Style
Rolf Heimann
453
Ned Kelly -- Australian Cartoonists' Favorite Idiom
Lindsay Foyle
460
An Essay: The Life and Death of the Larrikin Image
Roman Rosenbaum
468
Australia and Symbolic Representation in the "Cartoon Controversy"
Barbara Postema
487
Draw a Thousand Words: Signification and Narration in Comics Images
Dale Jacobs
502
Beyond Visual Rhetoric: Multimodal Rhetoric and Newspaper Comic Strips
Massimo REpetti
515
African "Ligne Claire": The Comics of Francophone Africa
Jigal Beez
542
The Swahili Titanic: The Tanzanian Appropriation of a Global Tragedy
Edward Whatley
554
"In the Crooked Shadows of Wildwood Cemetery": Will Eisner's The Spirit and the Gothic Tradition
Robert S. Petersen
578
The Acoustics of Manga: Narrative Erotics and the Visual Presence of Sound
Roman Rosenbaum
591
Motomiya Hiroshi's The Conuntry Is Burning
Anna Notaro
610
"Innocence Is Life": Searching for the Post-Human Soul in Ghost in the Shell 2
Domingos Isabelinho
625
Matt Marriott: The Western with a Human Face
Alfonz Lengyel
640
Liao Bingxiong (1915-2006)
Fang Cheng
644
Long Live, Brother Bing!
Liao Bingxiong Translated by Xu ying
647
Speaking Out on Going To Make a Will
John A. Lent
Xu Ying
650
Liao Bingxiong: "A Chinese Style Man with Universal Values"
Vesna Dovnikovic
668
Croatian Animation Today
Borivoj Dovnikovic Bordo
672
My Work in Animation
Michael J. Lecker
679
"Why Can't I Be Just Like Everyone Else?": A Queer Reading of the X-Men
Anita K. Mcdaniel
688
Negotiating Life Spaces: Has Marriage Marginalized Storm?
John A. Lent
703
The Printed Word
Michael Rhode
707
Book Reviews
John A. Lent's Comic Art Bibliographies: An Appreciation
K.A. Laity
710
Moomin Book One: The Complete Tove jansson
Michael Rhode
712
Exhibition Reviews
Michael Rhode
715
Enduring Outrage: Editorial Cartoons by Herblock and Cartoon America: Highlights from the Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature
A. David Lewis
722
Black and White and Read All Over: Comic Art and Artists
Pascal Lefèvre
723
Le Monde de Franquin
Michael Rhode
726
Simplicissimus and the Empire 1896-1914
Trina Robbins
729
The Rejection Collection: Not in the New Yorker Cartoons
Craig Fischer
Michael Rhode
730
Masters of American Cartoons -- Two Reviews
Michael Rhode
738
Superheores: Good and Evil in American Comics
Jenny Robb
740
Resources: An Updating The ohio State University Cartoon Research Library Turns 30
Randall W.Scott
743
comic Art Collection at Michigan State University Libraries 2006 Report
John A. Lent
745
The Story Behind the Cartoon(s)
Cartoons by
Godfrey Mwampembwa
fan Lintao
Winfried Besslich
Mohamed Hakem
Esmail Effat
Xu Pengfei
Habib Haddad
Massoud Shojai Tabatabei,
Jozef Schek
Rolf Heimann
Qi Jianhua
748
Portfolio

Vol. 9, No. 2, Fall 2007
John A. Lent
1
Editor's Note
[Gallery Comics: A Symposium]
edited by C Hill
C Hill
6
Gallery Comics: The Beginnings
Joanna Roche
13
Gallery Comics: Contemporary Contexts
Andrei Molotiu
24
Permanent Ink: Comic Book and Comic Strip Original Art as Aesthetic Object
Mark Staff Brandl
43
Panels, Covers, and Viewers: My Mongrels of Painting, Installation, and Comics
Maurice Horn
58
Comics and Cinema: The Beginnings (1896-1913)
Mark K. McKinney
68
Georges Remi's Legacy: Between Half-Hidden History, Modern Myth, and Mass Marketing
Adam Rosenblatt
81
The Making and Remaking of El Eternauta
Roberto Elísio dos Santos
93
Humor Comics in Brazil: A Study of the Production of the Circo Editorial
Rodrigo Baeza
118
Obituary
Roberto Fontanarrosa (1944-2007)
Interview with
Nicoletta Fagiolo
121
Zapiro's Weapons of Mass Destruction
[Egyptian Cartooning: A Symposium]
edited by John A. Lent
John A. Lent
140
Egyptian Cartooning: An Overview
Rania M.R. Saleh
187
Political Cartoons in Egypt
Abdelghani Jbara with John A. Lent
226
Using Comics in Development in the Arab World: Prospects and Impediments
Mohamed Hamdy Hamed Ahmed
243
Sarcasm in the View of the Ancient Egyptian
Jon C. Gordon
248
John Miller Baer: congressman-Cartoonist
Ann Miller
258
Postcolonial Identities
Woody Woodis
275
Caricature in French Political Cartoons
Scott R. Schoner
288
A Survey of Doughboy Humor in World War I
Julia Round
316
Visual Perspective and Narrative Voice in Comics: Redegining Literary Terminology
Martin de la Iglesia
330
An Essay
Geographical Classification in Comics
Christophe L. Dony
340
Trauma, Identity and Memory: The Individual/Collective Dialectic in 9/11-related Comics
Matthew T. Jones
373
Construction of Social Memory through Strategies of Reflexivity: A Case Study in Three Texts by Art Spiegelman
Meisha Rosenberg
396
Multimodality in Phoebe Gloeckner's Diary of a Teenage Girl
Randall W. Scott
413
European Western Comics: A Kind of Round-Up
Marco Pellitteri
425
Pornography and Sinaesthesia in Manga: Multi-sensorial Reception of Eros in Japanese Comics
Herbeth L. Fondevilla
441
Contemplating the Identity of Manga in the Philippines
Sueen Noh
454
"To Be or Not to Be, That Is the Question": What Is Happening with Korean Comics, (Manhwa), Today?
Fang Cheng
478
Fang Cheng's Theories on Humor and Cartooning
David Beard with Katelyn Hoa Vo Thi-Beard
511
Silver Age in Hidden Places: The Other Orgin of Brainiac
John A. Lent
518
The Printed Word
Sol M. Davidson
Pascal Lefèvre
Phillip Troutman
David A. Beronä
Matthew J. Smith
John A. Lent
Gert Meesters
525
Book Reviews
Vanessa Rane
551
Review Essay
Michael Rhode
K.A. Laity
Richard Graham
Clare Pitkethly
Phillip Troutman
David Robertson
Martha H. Kennedy
Michael Hill
Meisha Rosenberg
José Alaniz
Matthias Wivel
Vanessa Raney
Ron Stewart
561
Exhibition and Media Reviews
632
Letters
635
Resources
637
Correction
638
Portfolio

Vol. 10, No. 1, Spring 2008
[Biff! Bam!! Crikey!!!]
A Comics Conference In Scotland, 2007
Compiled and edited by Christopher Murrary
Christopher Murray
3
Introduction
Section 1: Gazooks! Comics in Scotland
Matthew Jarron
9
1.1 Before The Beano -- The Prehistory of Dundee Comics
John Chalmers
Sandra Marrs
18
1.2 Meeting with metaphrog
Section 2: Wizard! Moore, Morrison, and Superhero Comics
Julia Round
24
2.1 London's Calling: Alternate Worlds and the city as Superhero in Contemporary British-American Comics
Shaum Manning
32
2.2 Language and Fiction in the Creation of Reality in The Invisibles
Section 3: Zoinks! Comics, Politics and Identity
Peter Hughes Jachimiak
39
3.1 " D'You Wanna be In My Gang?": Boys' Comics, Club Membership, and a "Tribal Britain"
Nicole Devarenne
48
3.1 "A Language Heroically Commensurate with His Body": nationalism, Fascism, and the Language of the Superhero Comic
Section 4: Zap! Comics and Other Media
Anna Zanfei
55
4.1 Defining Webcomics and Graphic Novels
Brian Hoyle
62
4.2 Irresponsible Pictures: Questions of Adaptation and Morality in the comic and Film Versions of Road to Perdition
Kevin Corstorphine
68
4.3 Killer7 and Comic Book Aesthetics in Contemporary Video Games
 
74
Contributors
John A. Lent
Xu Ying
76
Cartooning and Wartime China: Part One -- 1931-1945
Adam Cathcart
140
Atrocities, Insults, and "Jeep Girls": Depictions of the U.S. Military in China, 1945-1949
Todd S. Munson
155
Dangerous! China and Xenophobic Comics in Contemporary Japan
Helen Yu-Rivera
174
Drawing the Line Between Racism and Political Correctness: Filipino Editorial Cartoonists Reconsider the Japanese
Ryan Holmberg
200
Let We Go: An Interview with Hiroki Otsuka
Joseph Witek
218
American Comics Criticism and the Problem of Dual Address
Robert S. Petersen
226
Metamorphosis of the Phylactery: changes in Emanata from the Medieval Times through the 18th Century
orion ussner Kidder
248
Show and Tell: Notes Towards a Theory of Metacomics
Benjamin Woo
268
Essay
An Age- Old Problem: problematics of Comic Book Historiography
Pedro Pérez del Solar
280
"A Führer's Day": Comics and Politics of Memory in 1980s Spain
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste
298
Amid nation and Empire: Puerto Rico's El Antillano and Its Interactive Cuadernos
Mike Kelly
313
Ary Spiegelman and His Circle: new York City Comix and the Downtown Scene
Luc D. Guglielmi
340
The Fantastic in the Work of jean-Claude Servais
John A. Lent
352
Cartooning, Public Crises, and Conscientization: Aglobal Perspective
Matthew Blake
387
Political and Promotional Conceptions in Woody Guthrie's People's World Cartoons
José Alaniz
407
"Rutting in Free-Fall": Moore and Bissette/Zulli's "Act of Faith"
Janis :. Edward
120
Visualizing the Face of Domestic Terrorism in Editorial Cartoons: Transforming a Stereotype
Lindsay Foyle
433
Essay
Australian Politics and "Cartoon Bias"
Hamish Ironside
438
Alan Guppy and "Stone de Croze"
Louis Gordon
452
Essay
Jewish Graphic Gangster
Joseph J. Darowski
461
It's A bid, It's a Plane, it's ... Synthesis: Superman, Clark Kent, and Hegel's Dialectic
R. J. Gregov
471
The Re-illustration of Comic Book Heroes
Muhammed Shahriar Haque
482
"Kee's World": Reflections of Evolving Identity
Luiu Hong Ying
Tang Min
513
Finance Cartoons: A Way of Reviving Chinese Press Cartoons
Peter Walton
522
The "Archaic Mother" in Charles Burns' Black Hole: A Psychoanalytic Reading
Eileen Akin
535
Resource
My Beloved Cartoonists: original Cartoon Art from Fred Waring's America
Zheng Huagai
543
He Was Such a Kind Person -- Eulogistic Comments on Chinese Cartoonist Wang Fuyang, 1935-2008
John A Lent
Xu Ying
553
Editors' Remembrances of Wang Fuyang
John A. Lent
554
The Printed Word
David A. Beronä
John A. Lent
Marc Singer
Jeff Geers
Matthew J. Smith
Steven M. Bergson
559
Book Reviews
Michael Rhode
Trina Robbins
José Alaniz
Bobby Kuechenmeister
580
Exhibition Reviews
 
592
Letters
 
593
Portfolio