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[issue] Volume 3, Issue 1

Posted 23 Aug, 2006

On behalf of Donald Ault and the Editorial Staff of ImageTexT, I am pleased to announce that ImageTexT Volume 3, Issue 1 is now available:

This issue features critical essays on topics ranging from illustrated editions of Jules Verne to representations of desire in Jaime Hernandez' Love and Rockets. It also features reviews of books including Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans, Action Chicks: New Images of Tough Women in Popular Culture, as well as a review of Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie's brand new graphic novel Lost Girls.

Table of Contents:


"Reading the Illustrations of Jules Verne's Voyages extraordinaires: The Example of Le Superbe Orénoque," Terry Harpold

"The Exotic Other Scripted: Identity and Metamorphosis in David Mack's Kabuki," Jim Casey and Stefan Hall

"Desire without Closure in Jaime Hernandez' Love and Rockets," Esther Saxey

"Architectural Grounding in Miller's Elektra: Temporality and Spatiality in the Graphic Novel," Renée Tobe

"Imagining Terrorists before September 11: Marvel's GI Joe Comic Books, 1982-1994," Christopher Norlund

"Yorick, Don't Be A Hero: Productive Motion in Y: The Last Man," Lyndsay Brown


"Review of Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons by Chris Lamb," Michael Mayne

"Review of Action Chicks: New Images of Tough Women in Popular Culture ed. Sherrie A. Inness," Ione Damasco

"Review of The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Popular Culture ed. B.J. Oropeza," James Fleming

"Review of Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture by Bart Beaty," Tof Eklund

"Review of Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans by Jeffrey A. Brown," Lelac Almagor

"Review of Lost Girls by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie," Philip Sandifer

Our next issue will be on William Blake and Visual Culture, followed by issues on Comics and Childhood and the comics work of Neil Gaiman.



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