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The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship

This journal’s purpose is to make original, media-specific contributions to the field of comics scholarship (by the Open Library of Humanities/ OLH)

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The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship

 

About

 

The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship is an open access, open peer review academic journal dedicated to comics scholarship. The journal aims to make original contributions to the field of comics studies and to advance the appreciation of graphic narrative.

We aim to promote comics scholarship within academia and the general public with contributions that present specialised knowledge in an accessible language. As a publishing platform we encourage digital research, public engagement and collaboration.

 

Focus and Scope

 

This journal’s purpose is to make original, media-specific contributions to the field of comics scholarship and to advance the appreciation of comic art.

Our research is inspired by, but not limited to, the following questions:

  • How are form and format interconnected in comics?
  • What is the meaning of “content”?
  • How are page sizes related to what is contained in them?
  • How do different technologies affect the processes of creating and reading a comics page?
  • How do different panel arrangements work?
  • What is the media-specificity of a comics page?
  • What are some of the different possible ways of reading comics pages?

 

In addition, we welcome articles that explore the ways in which comics, narrative drawing, and other graphic means of communication can be used for scholarly purposes, including

 


 

 

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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate Open Access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors of articles published in The Comics Grid remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the original contents of the article according to the Creative Commons-Attribution license agreement.

Third-party content is included in articles for research and educational purposes only under Academic Fair Dealing/Fair Use. Unless otherwise stated all third-party content is copyright its original owners; all images of and references to characters and comic art presented on this site are ©, ® or ™ their respective owners.

 

 

 

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