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[issue] ImageTexT 8.1

Posted 26 May, 2015

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies is pleased to announce the release of its latest issue, volume 8 number 1. It can be accessed via our main page at or via its permalink location at


We are proud to present these featured articles in Issue 8.1:

  • Michelle E. Bloom's "Constructing Guy Delisle's Shenzhen and Deng Xiaoping's Shenzhen: Graphic Novel and Urban Space"
  • Cristina Delgado-García's "Invisible Spaces for the "Impossible" State: National Identity and the Production of Space in Joe Sacco's Palestine"
  • Andréa Gilroy's "The Epistemology of the Phone Booth: The Superheroic Identity and Queer Theory in Batwoman: Elegy"
  • John Cech's "From Humbaba to the Wild Things: The Monster Archetype That is Forever With Us"
  • Eric Doise's "Two Lunatics: Sanity and Insanity in The Killing Joke"
  • Laurie Gries's "Obama Zombies and Rhetorical (Dis)Identifications in an Era of Dog Whistle Politics and Political Polarization"
  • Caleb Simmons's "Erotic Grotesque Redemption: Transgressive Sexuality and the Search for Salvation in Katsuya Terada's The Monkey King Volume 1"
  • Anastasia Ulanowicz's "Chick Tracts, Monstrosity, and Pornography"



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