“Lines and Bodies” – Academic Comic @ Sequentialsjournal.net

I am happy and proud to show you the first academic comic I co-created: Lines and Bodies. This is an argumentative piece on some of the ways in which our bodies are involved in reading comics. It draws on theories by Laura U Marks, Robert Vischer, and James Elkins. The text and the art together show that there is more to comics than what meets … Continue reading “Lines and Bodies” – Academic Comic @ Sequentialsjournal.net

The Cover of My Book is Here

I am totally thrilled and mesmerized. I feel flattered by the care and attention of the editors and designers at the Ohio State University Press, and I am particularly grateful to Amanda Weiss, who drew the cover. The cover of my book represents everything that this book is about: first, the vulnerability of bodies, which includes that the onlooker can also experience the vulnerability of … Continue reading The Cover of My Book is Here

Guest lecture on comics and the body

I am honored to be invited to talk at the next meeting of the Popular Culture Research Group at the School of English and American Studies at ELTE, Budapest (EASPop for short). The talk will be in Hungarian, and it addresses my favourite topic, comics and the body. And behold the amazing poster that the group members have made for me based on a Winsor … Continue reading Guest lecture on comics and the body