News about the premier academic journal devoted to all aspects of cartooning and comics -- the International Journal of Comic Art (ISSN 1531-6793) published and edited by John Lent.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
You can now buy a reprint of the sold-out Spring 1999 first issue of IJoCA at Lulu.com. Lulu will print and ship the issue to you directly. The cost is $15 plus shipping. Table of contents: 1. Editor's Note: Finally, an International Journal for Comic Art 2. Comics Criticism in the United States; A Brief Historical Survey 3. A Framework for Studying Comic Art 4. Comic Art in Scholarly Writing: A Citation Guide 5. The Marumaru Chinbun and the Origins of the Japanese Political Cartoon 6. Proving "Silas" an Artist: Winsor McCay's Formal Experiments in Comics and Animation 7. William Hogarth: Printing Techniques and Comics 8. Breaking Taboos: Sexuality in the Work of Will Eisner and the Early Wordless Novels 9. Comics in the Development of Africa 10. Featuring Stories by the World's Greatest Authors: Classics Illustrated and the "Middlebrow Problem" in the Postwar Era 11. Recovering Sensuality in Comic Theory 12. The Horrors of Cartooning in Slim's Algeria 13. Mr. Punch, Dangerous Savior Children's Comics in Brazil: From Chiquinho to Monica, A Difficult Journey 14. Brazilian Adult Comics: The Age of Market Postmodern Spatiality and the Narrative Structure of Comics