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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: http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/

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:

Articles

"Reading the Illustrations of Jules Verne's Voyages extraordinaires: The Example of Le Superbe Orénoque," Terry Harpold
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/harpold/

"The Exotic Other Scripted: Identity and Metamorphosis in David Mack's Kabuki," Jim Casey and Stefan Hall
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/casey_hall/

"Desire without Closure in Jaime Hernandez' Love and Rockets," Esther Saxey
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/saxey/

"Architectural Grounding in Miller's Elektra: Temporality and Spatiality in the Graphic Novel," Renée Tobe
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/tobe/

"Imagining Terrorists before September 11: Marvel's GI Joe Comic Books, 1982-1994," Christopher Norlund
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/norlund/

"Yorick, Don't Be A Hero: Productive Motion in Y: The Last Man," Lyndsay Brown
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/brown/

Reviews

"Review of Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons by Chris Lamb," Michael Mayne
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/reviews/mayne.shtml

"Review of Action Chicks: New Images of Tough Women in Popular Culture ed. Sherrie A. Inness," Ione Damasco
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/reviews/damasco.shtml

"Review of The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Popular Culture ed. B.J. Oropeza," James Fleming
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/reviews/fleming.shtml

"Review of Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture by Bart Beaty," Tof Eklund
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/reviews/eklund.shtml

"Review of Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans by Jeffrey A. Brown," Lelac Almagor
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/reviews/almagor.shtml

"Review of Lost Girls by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie," Philip Sandifer
http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v3_1/reviews/sandifer.shtml

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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