ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

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[issue] ImageTexT 7.2

Posted 29 Jan, 2014

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies is pleased to announce the release of its latest issue, volume 7 number 2. It can be accessed via our main page at or via its permalink location at

We are proud to present five featured articles in Issue 7.2:

  • Brannon Costello's "Fascism and Mass Culture in Howard Chaykin's Blackhawk"
  • Bruce Dadey's "Breaking Quarantine: Image, Text, and Disease in Black Hole, Epileptic, and Our Cancer Year"
  • Rachel Dean-Ruzicka's "Mourning and Melancholia in Alison Bechdel's Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic"
  • Charles Fanning's "George McManus and Irish America"
  • Matthew Levy and Heather Mathews's "The Abyss Gazes Also: The Self-Referential Cynicism of Watchmen"

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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