Academic Publications

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals and Collections

  • [2020 Accepted for publication] “Avatars and Iterations in Contemporary Hungarian Autobiographical Comics.” Comics of the New Europe, Eds. Martha Kuhlman and José Alaniz, Leuven University Press.
  • [2020 Accepted for publication] “Discourses of Trauma and Representation in Miriam Katin’s Comics.” Documenting Trauma: Traumatic Pasts, Embodied Histories & Graphic Reportage in Comics. Ed. Dominic Davies, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • [2020 Accepted for publication] together with Boglárka Littner. “Lines and Bodies.” Sequentials, vol. 1, no. 4.
  • 2019 “Embodied Reading and Performing Vulnerability in Joe Sacco’s The Great War.Violence in Comics, Eds. Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz, Routledge, 2019, pp. 89-102.
  • 2018 “Ben Katchor: A képregény túllép a próza kifejezési lehetőségein” [The title is in Hungarian, but the interview is in English] Ben Katchor: Conversations. Ed. Ian Gordon. University Press of Mississippi, 2018, pp. 152-154.
  • 2016 “Touchy Issues. Visual Elements, Tactility, and Vulnerability in Postmodern Literature and Comics.” Travelling Around Cultures. Collected Essays on Literature and Art. Eds. Zsolt Győri and Moise Gabriella, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, pp. 259-279.
  • 2016 “Sequential Arts: Moments From the Parallel History of Comics and Film.” Film and Culture [BA textbook]. Eds. Dorottya Jászay and Velich Andrea, Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, 2016, pp. 196-209.
  • 2014 “Building Visual Archives of Space in W. G. Sebald and Iain Sinclair.” Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the Hungarian Society for the Study of English, Ed. Gárdos, Bálint and Veronika Ruttkay, L’Harmattan, 2014, pp. 36-52. Also available online.
  • 2014 “Graphic Narratives of Women in War. Identity Construction in the works of Zeina Abirached, Miriam Katin, and Marjane Satrapi” International Studies: Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal vol. 16, nu. 1, 2014, pp. 21-33. Also available online.
  • 2014 “Metacomics – A Poetics of Self-Reflection in Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes and Pádár and Koska’s ‘Lifetime Story.’” Studies in Comics vol. 5, nu. 1, 2014, pp. 77-95.
  • 2014 “’Your Species’ – The Rupture Between Man and Animal in Barnes’ History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters.” Stunned into Uncertainty: Essays on Julian Barnes’s Fiction. Ed. Eszter Tory and Janina Vesztergom, Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, 2014, pp. 57-70.
  • 2014 “Reading “Lifetime Story” as Metacomics” Vents Alizés vol. 2, nu. 2, 2014, pp. 175-188.

Articles in Hungarian

  • [2020 Accepted for publication] “From Punch Magazineto Graphic Novels. A History of British Comics.” The History of English Literature in Hungary [Az angol irodalommagyar története](workingtitle), ed. Géza Kállay.
  • 2017 “Comics Adaptations of Canonized Hungarian Poetry in the Age of Convergence Culture.” [in Hungarian, original title: “A walesi bárdok újratöltve. Versadaptáló képregényés konvergens kultúra.”] Szépirodalmi Figyelő no. 6, 2017, pp. 42-55.
  • 2017 “Visual Worldmaking in Autobiographical Comics: Approaching Blossza by Gergely Oravecz.” [in Hungarian, original title: “Vizuális világalkotás önéletrajzi képregényben. Közelítések Oravecz Gergely Blosszájához”] Képregényen innen és túl: Tendenciák a kortárs magyar képregényben és képregénykutatásban I. Ed. Ferenc Vincze, Szépirodalmi Figyelő Alapítvány,2017, pp. 94-113.
  • 2016 “Comics and Identity: Miriam Katin’s Autobiographies.” [in Hungarian, original title: “Képregényes eszköztárral az identitásról: Miriam Katin önéletrajzai.”] Filológiai Közlöny no. 62, 2016, pp. 187-201.
  • 2006 “Yet Another Franciscan Collection of Sermons Located on the Carthusian Anonym’s Bookshelf.”Plaustrum Saeculi IV. ed. Ildikó Bárczi, 2006.

Reviews in English

  • 2018 “A review of Simon Grennan. A Theory of Narrative Drawing. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 277 pp, 96,29 €.” INKS – The Journal of the Comics Studies Society.
  • 2018 “A review of The Materiality of Writing. A Trace-Making Perspective. Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johaannessen and Theo van Leeuwen.” Image & Narrative. online.
  • 2017 “A review of Unflattening, Nick Sousanis (2015), Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 208 pp., ISBN: 9780674744431, p/bk, £18.95.” Studies in Comics 8.2. 262-264.
  • 2017 “A review of The Comics of Joe Sacco. Journalism in a Visual World, edited by Daniel Worden, Jackson, University Press of Mississippi, 2015, viii + 285 pp., US$60 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-4968-0221-7,” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, vol. 8, nu. 3, 2017: 299-303. DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2017.1289966
  • 2015 “A Visual Third Way.” A review of Grønstad, Asbjørn, and Henrik Gustafsson, eds. Ethics and Images of Pain. Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies.vol. 21, nu. 2, 2015: 462-466.
  • 2013 “‘We Own Them’ – A Review of W. J. T. Mitchell’s Cloning Terror. The War of Images, 9/11 to the Present.” Americana E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary vol. 9, nu. 2, 2013, Web.
  • 2012“Economic Crises and Democracy in Latin America.” Review of Creative Destruction? Economic Crises and Democracy in Latin America by Francisco E González.” International Relations Quarterly vol. 3, nu. 3, 2012, Web.

Reviews in Hungarian

  • 2019. “The Stranger shows himself. Albert Camus-Jaques Ferrandez: The Stranger” [“Az idegen megmutatkozása. Albert Camus-Jaques Ferrandez: Az idegen.”] Alföld, September 2019.
  • 2019 “Daddy, Mommy, and a War in Space: Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Saga.” [in Hungarian, original title: “Apa, anya, űrháború.”] Filmvilág no. 4. 2019, pp. 35-37.
  • 2018 “Setting a Limit on Fantasy.” [in Hungarian. Original title: “A fantáziának határt szabni.”] Szépirodalmi Figyelő no. 3, 2018, pp. 100-104.
  • 2018 “Comics on the Power of Poetry: Nyugat + Zombik by Olivér Csepella.” [in Hungarian. Original title: “Képregény a költészet hatalmáról: Csepella Olivér: Nyugat + zombik.”] Alföld, vol. 69, no. 4, 2018, pp. 96-101.
  • 2018 “Comics Aroundthe Globe Today: A Review of Gyula Maksa’s Comics in Intercultural Currents,” [inHungarian. Original title: “A képregényről globálisan, ma: Maksa Gyula Képregények kultúraközi áramlatokban címűkönyvéről.” ] Médiakutató vol. 19,no. 1, 2018, pp. 97-99.
  • 2016 “Dear Reader, What do you make of this mess?” [in Hungarian. Original title: “Drága olvasó! Mit hozol ki ebből a katyvaszból itten?”] Műút no. 55, 2016, pp. 50-53.
  • 2015 “Being an artist, you’re only interested in the public execution.” [in Hungarian, original title: “Maga művész, csak a nyilvános kivégzés érdekli.”] Műút no. 52, 2015, pp. 38-41.


  • 2016 Greaves, Lorraine, “Füstfüggöny. A nők dohányzásának kulturális jelentése.” Helikon Irodalomtudományi Szemle 2016/1, 122-130.
  • 2014 Hirsch, Marianne, “Az utóemlékezet archívumi fordulata” [from The Generation of PostmemoryHelikon Irodalomtudományi Szemle 2014/3, 421-437.
  • 2014 Comics strips by Ben Katchor, Papírmozi 7, 2014.

Foreword and Afterword

  • 2018 “Kids’n’Comics: An Equation with Variables to Rearrange.” Kids’n’Comics Exhibition Catalog, D17 Gallery, 2018, pp. 10-12. Bilingual.
  •  2018 “Editors’ Introduction” written together with Kata Gyuris. Turning the Page: Gendered Identities in Contemporary Literary and Visual Cultures. Ed. Kata Gyuris, Eszter Szép and Dóra Vecsernyés. L’Harmattan, pp. 13-15.
  • 2013 “Afterword” Károly Sándor Pallai. Liberty Limited. Victoria, Seychelles: Editions Arthée, 2013.