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Friday, February 18, 2011

Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 1.2 Now Available

The latest number (contents below) of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 1.2 (2010), is now available at the publishers website, and, through the end of February, both 1.1 and 1.2 of the journal may be accessed free of charge.

Forthcoming issues include:

June 2011 - Superheroes in Comics
Dec 2011 - Audiences and Readership

Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 1.2 (2010)

David Huxley; Joan Ormrod
Pages 91 – 92

Seeing double: the transforming personalities of Alan Moore's Promethea and the Ulster Cycle's Cuchulain
Hannah Means-Shannon
Pages 93 – 104

Producing comics culture: a sociological approach to the study of comics
Casey Brienza
Pages 105 – 119

What Bunty did next: exploring some of the ways in which the British girls' comic protagonists were revisited and revised in late twentieth-century comics and graphic novels
Mel Gibson
Pages 121 – 135

Man, myth and sacrifice: graphic biographies of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara
James Scorer
Pages 137 – 150

Reconstructing Alice Cooper: ‘From the Inside’ to The Last Temptation
Julia Round
Pages 151 – 169

Comicology: comic books as culture in India
Ritu G. Khanduri
Pages 171 – 191

Inside the story: a conversation with Joe Sacco
Øyvind Vågnes
Pages 193 – 216

Book Reviews
Graphic novels and comics in libraries and archives. Essays on readers, research, history and cataloging, edited by Robert G. Weiner
Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland and Company, 2010, 276 pp., US$45.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-7864-4302-4.
Mel Gibson
Pages 217 – 218

Che: a graphic biography, edited by Spain Rodriquez and edited by Paul Buhle
New York, Verso, 2008, 106 pp., US$16.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-844671-6-87
John T. ‘Jack’ Becker
Pages 219 – 220

¡Viva la historieta! Mexican comics, NAFTA, and the politics of globalization, by Bruce Campbell
Jackson, University of Mississippi Press, 2009, vii + 234 pp., US$55.00 (hardback), US$25.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-604731-2-55
Rachael Collins
Pages 220 – 222

Life on the press: the popular art and illustration of George Benjamin Luks, by Robert L. Gambone
Jackson, University of Mississippi Press, 2009, 240 pp, US$50.00, ISBN 9781604732221
Paul Gravett
Pages 222 – 223

Teaching graphic novels: practical strategies for the secondary ELA classroom, by Kate Monnin
Gainesville, FL, Maupin House Publishing, Inc., 2010, xx + 236 pp., US $24.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-934338-4-07
Patrick R. Grzanka
Pages 223 – 225

The reader's advisory guide to graphic novels, by Francisca Goldsmith
Chicago, American Library Association, 2010, x + 124 pp., US$45 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-838910-08-5
Carrye Syma
Pages 225 – 227

Graphic novels and multimodal literacy: a reader response study, by Heidi Hammond
Köln, Germany, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009, ix + 143 pp., US$87.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-3-838315-02-7
Carrye Syma
Pages 227 – 228

The Jewish graphic novel: critical approaches, edited by Samantha Baskind and Ranen Omer-Sherman
New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 2010, xxvii + 292 pp., US$28.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8135-4775-6
Robert G. Weiner
Pages 229 – 231

Conference Review
The Manchester Conference on Graphic Novels and Comics
Manchester Metropolitan University, 12–14 April 2010
Martin Barker
Pages 233 – 234

Call for Papers for 'Audiences and Readership' Special Issue
Page 235