ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

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[issue] ImageTexT 7.1: The Worlds of the Hernandez Brothers

Posted 08 Sep, 2013

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies is pleased to announce the release of its latest issue, volume 7 number 1, "The Worlds of the Hernandez Brothers." The issue was guest-edited by Derek Parker Royal and Christopher González. 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 7.1:

  • Christopher Pizzino's "Autoclastic Icons: Bloodletting and Burning in Gilbert Hernandez's Palomar"
  • F. Vance Neill's "Gilbert Hernandez as a Rhetor"
  • Jennifer Glaser's "Picturing the Transnational in Palomar: Gilbert Hernandez and the Comics of the Borderlands"
  • Jesse Molesworth's "Comics as Remediation: Gilbert Hernandez's Human Diastrophism"
  • Frederick Luis Aldama's "Mood, Mystery, and Demystification in Gilbert Hernandez's Twentieth-First-Century NeoNoir Stand-Alones"
  • Christopher González's "Turf, Tags, and Territory: Spatiality in Jaime Hernandez's "Vida Loca: The Death of Speedy Ortiz""

The issue also offers four reviews of books on or by the Hernandez Brothers, as well as a selected bibliography by guest editor Derek Parker Royal. This selected bibliography covers the publications of the Herndandez Brothers and the critical and scholarly work that has surrounded them to date.

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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