ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

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[issue] Volume 2, Issue 2

Posted 25 Jan, 2006

On behalf of General Editor Donald Ault and the Editorial Staff of ImageTexT, I am pleased to announce the publication of _ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies_ Volume 2 : Issue 2 (Winter 2005).

This issue features an original animation, critical essays, and a series of reviews:

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[cfp] International Comic Arts Festival 2006

Posted 15 Jan, 2006

October 12-14, 2006
The Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.
The International Comic Arts Festival invites scholarly paper presentations for its eleventh annual meeting, to be held at the Madison Building of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., from Thursday, October 12, through Saturday, October 14, 2006. We welcome proposals from a variety of disciplines and theoretical perspectives. All proposals should address the history, aesthetics, cultural significance or critical reception of comic art (including comic strips, comic books, albums, graphic novels, political cartoons, other panel cartoons, caricature, or comics in electronic media). Proposals will be refereed via blind review.

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[event] Pratt Manhattan Gallery Presents Exhibition on Cartoon Artists to Celebrate the Current Golden Age of North American Comics

Posted 11 Jan, 2006

"Speak: Nine Cartoonists"
January 20 -- February 25, 2006
Opening reception: 6-8 p.m., January 19, 2006

Pratt Manhattan Gallery
144 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10011
Gallery hours: Tuesday . Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 20, 2005 -- Pratt Manhattan Gallery will present an exhibition that celebrates the current golden age of North American comics titled "Speak: Nine Cartoonists" from January 20 through February 25. The exhibition and opening are free and open to the public.

The diverse group of comic book artists represented will include Ivan Brunetti, Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Robert Crumb, Jaime Hernandez, Gary Panter, Seth, Art Spiegelman, and Chris Ware. The exhibition will feature preliminary doodles and sketchbooks; finished artwork for major sustained sequences; complete stories; covers; and printed comic books.

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