Showcasing New Hungarian Comics and Graphic Novels (PDF!)

A catalog showcasing contemporary Hungarian comics came out in fall 2021, but I completely forgot to share the news here. I was working on New Hungarian Comics and Graphic Novels: Speech Bubbles to Leave You Speechless in the spring, it was commissioned by the Petőfi Literary Fund. It was big work: I selected the artists … More Showcasing New Hungarian Comics and Graphic Novels (PDF!)

New Patreon Project: Petr Sís, drawing, protest, post-soviet life

The new project that I am undertaking with the help of Patreon folks is partly a conference presentation and partly an issue I have wanted to explore for a while now. I have been interested in how postcolonial theories could be used on postsoviet life and stuff – this is happening in literature and in … More New Patreon Project: Petr Sís, drawing, protest, post-soviet life

Drawing and Transforming the Body in Ken Dahl’s Monsters: Video and Sketchnotes

You can watch the 20-minute presentation on Monsters, a very creative and playful comic on STDs by Ken Dahl (penname for Gabby Schulz) on YouTube. This video was made for the Transitions 9: New Directions in Comics Studies conference in 2021. Before the actual video, I also would like to share sketchnotes made by fantastic … More Drawing and Transforming the Body in Ken Dahl’s Monsters: Video and Sketchnotes