ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

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ImageTexT Volume 6, Issue 2 Spring 2012

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies is a web journal dedicated to furthering comics scholarship in a variety of disciplines and theoretical perspectives. Access to ImageTexT is provided free of charge by the Department of English at the University of Florida. All authors retain copyright of their essays, and all images are assumed to be protected by original copyright holders. No part of this issue may be republished or reprinted without the permission of the individual authors. Viewing essays and images implies that you agree to our terms of use.

ImageNext: Visions Past and Future

A special issue of ImageTexT edited by Katherine Shaeffer

Editor's Introduction Katherine Shaeffer
Monitoring the Past: DC Comics' Crisis on Infinite Earths and the Narrativization of Comic Book History Andrew J. Friedenthal
The Military Vanguard for Desegregation: Civil Rights Era War Comics and Racial Integration Christopher J. Hayton and David L. Albright
The Parts That Got Left Out oF the Donald Duck Book, or: How Karl Marx Prevailed Over Carl Barks David Kunzle
Urban America in the Newspaper Comic Strips of the Nineteenth Century: Introducing the Yellow Kid Christina Meyer
Illustration: Greetings from Florida, the Sunshine State John Porcellino
Reading from Within the Panel David Steiling


Review of Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium Eric L. Berlatsky
Review of The Best American Comics Criticism Eric L. Berlatsky
Review of Laurence Grove's Comics in French: The European Bande Dessinée in Context Alice Claire Burrows
Review of Suspended Animation: Children's Picture Books and the Fairy Tale of Modernity Caroline Campbell
Review of Selected BD Scholarship Anne Cirella-Urrutia
Review of The Dragon and the Dazzle Martin de la Iglesia
Review of Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s Laura Perna
Review of Graven Images Paul Petrovic
Review of Do the Gods Wear Capes?: Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes. Greg Steirer


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