• The Making of “The Blue Age of Comic Books”

    The Making of “The Blue Age of Comic Books”0

    Two years ago, I was presenting original research at the first annual Comics Studies Society conference. A week after that, I wrote my first WWAC article, in which I wrote about the paper I gave, “The Blue Age of Comic Books,” linking to an early version still (and for the foreseeable future) available online. A

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  • Community Spaces, Alternative Marketplaces: Indie Comics and Culture

    Community Spaces, Alternative Marketplaces: Indie Comics and Culture0

    Over the last decade, the growth of independent, “indie,” or creator-owned comics has broadened the comic book landscape and birthed a new wave of creators who aren’t adhering to conventional standards. The demand for non-superhero material from publishers outside of the Big Two (Marvel and DC) has empowered creators to carve out their own space

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  • #WomenOnPanels, One Year Later

    #WomenOnPanels, One Year Later0

    Editors Note: Comics Academe is back for 2020! In 2019 we published 15 articles, the majority of which were essays and reviews from scholars from different disciplines, some which are traditionally excluded from comics studies annotated bibliographies, such as Spanish Language Instruction, and Archaeology. But nearly one-third of which were interviews with people who would

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