New Publication: Children’s Comics in Hungary

In my essay I provide a background on the history of children’s comics in Hungary and also of the prevailing stereotypes about comics. The heritage of having ONLY adaptations of literary works during state socialism has not benefited the reputation of comics. I also write about the sudden change in the 1980s when comics reading children suddenly found themselves in a true transmedial environment. … More New Publication: Children’s Comics in Hungary

My Review of Nimona and Women in Battle is Out

… in Hungarian. The literary journal “Alföld” kindly commissioned comics reviews for its May issue (link). The plan was to sync these with the International Comics Festival Budapest. The festival was cancelled, and the journal ran out of funding so it only publishes online instead of print and cannot pay the authors for an indefinite … More My Review of Nimona and Women in Battle is Out

Comics Scholarship in Hungary: Edited Volume is Out

It is difficult to place Hungary on the map of comics, and it is almost impossible to locate our output in the field of comics scholarship. As far as comics artists are concerned, some of them did find their place in Dark Horse’s or DC’s outsourced projects as pencillers or inkers, but in general Hungarian … More Comics Scholarship in Hungary: Edited Volume is Out