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Interview: Ian Gordon

Conducted by Pedro Moura While not the first book from Palgrave MacMillan delving into comics, Kid Comic Strips. A Genre Across Four Countries is one of the first volumes from the publisher’s newly-minted series, “Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic

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Interview: Christopher Pizzino

Conducted by Pedro Moura Christopher Pizzino, Arresting Development: Comics at the Boundaries of Literature. University of Texas Press: Austin, TX: 2016. I have no doubt that Christopher Pizzino’s book, Arresting Development, will become a reference we will return to time

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Interview: Nicolas Labarre

Conducted by Pedro Moura                     Heavy Metal, l’autre Métal Hurlant (“Heavy Metal, the Other Métal Hurlant”) came out earlier this year by the Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux. While there is no

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Interview: Julia Round

Conducted by Pedro Moura Earlier this year, I interviewed Julia Round via email a propos her Gothic in Comics and Graphic Novels: A Critical Approach (McFarland). This is a concise 200-plus page tome that focuses on the intersection of this

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Review: The Divine

by Pedro Moura The Divine – Asaf Hanuka, Tomer Hanuka, and Boaz Lavie (First Second) We have been witnessing an international trend of titles that present, time and again, well-rounded and beautifully crafted books, with solid writing and artwork and

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Interview: Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner

Conducted by Pedro Moura Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present is a great book and a wonderful addition to the shelves of books on comic book culture. And even taking in consideration the many works that are available in

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Interview: Karin Kukkonen

Conducted by Pedro Moura One of the things I try to keep up with is comics scholarship, and I am happy to see that it is becoming increasingly difficult. Around March and April this year, I had the chance of

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Commentary: Reactions to the 2014 Eisner Award Nominations

A couple of weeks ago, we recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2014 Eisner Award nominations. On that show, we discussed the various nominees, the composition of the various categories, the creators and titles that were conspicuously

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