ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

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[issue] ImageTexT 6.3: Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric

Posted 14 Apr, 2013

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies is pleased to announce the release of its latest issue, volume 6 number 3, "Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric." The issue was guest-edited by Richard Burt and co-edited by Katherine Shaeffer. It can be accessed via our main page at or via its permalink location at

We are proud to present six featured articles in Issue 6.3:

  • Cara Byrne's "Visual Statements in Shakespearean Adaptations: Illustrating Romeo and Juliet for Children"
  • Brandon Christopher's "'To dignify some old costumed claptrap': Shakespearean Allusion and the Status of Text in the DC Comics of Grant Morrison"
  • Svenn-Arve Myklebost's "Shakespeare Manga: Early- or Post-modern?"
  • F. Vance Neill's "Interface Rhetoric in Shakespearean Comics: A Study of the Effect of Interface on the Construction of Shakespeare's Plays"
  • Margaret Roper's "The Tempest: Pastoral Romance or Colonial Critique?"
  • Jason Tondro's "'These are not our Father's words!': Kill Shakespeare's Defense of the Meta-Text"

ImageTexT is an academic journal dedicated the scholarship of visual-verbal art, specifically the theory and criticism of comics. Since its founding in 2004, ImageTexT has been an open-access, peer-reviewed journal, and it has been listed in the MLA bibliography since 2005. ImageTexT publishes general issues, special issues devoted to particular topics in comics and visual culture, and themed, tie-in issues related to the University of Florida's annual Comics Conference.

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