ImageTexT solicits articles and proposals for special topic forums on any topic relevant to the journal's mission to promote the academic study of imagetexts. For general submissions, see below. For special topic forums, see the Special Topics Forums Page. Submissions should adhere to the format requirements detailed below and should be sent as email attachments to email@example.com. Each issue of ImageTexT features at least two sections: Articles and Reviews, with translations included on an availability basis. These sections have different approaches and different editorial policies.
Articles submitted should usually not exceed 10,000 words, including notes, and should adhere to generally accepted academic standards. All submissions should be in the most recent MLA style, and should be in Microsoft Word or a compatible format. Please submit all articles by sending an email with the submission attached to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When submitting your article, include a brief biographical statement (40-80 words). Do not embed images in the text of your article; clearly indicate (along with Figure numbers, citation, and any descriptive labels) where images occur. Images or video should be sent in a .zip file or uploaded to the web, with a link provided, as the UF servers have a limit on message size. Images should be of the highest possible quality, and be in .png, .gif, or .jpg format.
Authors should adhere to fair use policy when considering images; send only those that are necessary, and as few full pages as possible. Articles should engage elements of visual analysis, the imagetextual relationships in comics, and demonstrate a solid grounding in the theoretical issues relevant to the field.
The most common responses that we give to submissions are as follows:
All potential reviewers should first contact ImageTexT 's review editor via email (email@example.com) to make sure that ImageTexT is interested in the review and to set a deadline. Reviews should relate to the scholarly study of comics, animation, and of visual rhetoric in general. Non-academic reviews for comics, graphic novels, and comic collections will generally not be accepted; however, academically based reviews of comics and graphic novels (those that also consider comics scholarship, the history of comics, comics production, comics and culture, and other such aspects) are encouraged. Reviews are generally between 1,000 - 3,000 words. Reviews should be submitted according to the article submission guidelines (see above).
Translators should also first contact ImageTexT via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to make sure that ImageTexT is interested in the translation and to set a deadline for the translation submission. ImageTexT is greatly interested in translating previously untranslated comics scholarship into English.
By submitting to ImageTexT, you grant ImageTexT the right to publish your work. All copyrights are kept by the author.
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies is currently seeking manuscript reviewers with expertise in a variety of disciplines.
ImageTexT publishes solicited and peer-reviewed papers that investigate the material, historical, theoretical, and cultural implications of visual textuality. We seek reviewers with research experience in topics such as (but not limited to) the aesthetics, cognition, production, reception, distribution, and dissemination of comics and other graphic narratives.
Ideal candidates will have previous publication or peer review experience and familiarity with MLA style guidelines.
Please submit CV to email@example.com.
Please visit our submission portal for more information on submitting your article, images, short bio statement, and cover letter.
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