18 no.2
Vol. 18, No. 2, 2016
557 pages / 28 Articles
Frederik L. Schodt 1

Pioneers in Comic Art Scholarship
My Drifting Manga Life

Waldomiro Vergueiro


Pioneers in Comic Art Scholarship
I Am Just a Comic Book Reader Who Became Curious…

Sylvain Rheault 33 Heroism Reversed: Graphic Novels About the Great War
Kim Munson 61 A Collaborative Journey: Malcolm Whyte, Troubador Press, and the Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco
Kim Munson 111 How the French Kickstarted the Acceptance of Comics as an Art Form in the US: The Books and Exhibitions of Maurice Horn
Eike Exner 156 A Brief History of the Translation of American Comic Strips in Pre-World War II Japan and the Origins of Contemporary Narrative Manga
Sheng-Mei Ma 175 Gene Luen Yang’s Graphic Bi-Bye to China/town
Fabio Mourilhe 196 From Phylacteries to Balloons: Consequences of Epistemological Evolution in Pictorial Representation of Discourse Support
José Alaniz 216 Food in Post-Soviet Russian Comics
Citlaly Aguilar Campos 234 The Influence of Cartoon and Animation for the Elaboration of Visual Art in the Electronic Dance Music Genre
Preeti Singh 258 Hippies, Rogues, and Urban Losers: Subjects of the Indian Graphic Novel
Kirsten Møllegaard 280 Graphic Adaptations of Pride and Prejudice: Pastiche, Parody, and Intertextuality
Dominic Davies 299 Comics Journalism: An Interview with Josh Neufeld
Kay K. Clopton 318 Poetics of Sound and Death: The Function of Nature and Effects in Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service
Robyn Johnson 337 I Will Not  Bow : Analysis of the Feminine Refusal of Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic in Inuyasha
Jeffery Klaehn 354 An Interview with English Comic Book Artist Arthur Ranson
Kinko Ito 367 Remembering Her 50 Years in Japanese Girls’ and Ladies’ Comics: An Interview with Chikae Ide
Amadeo Gandolfo 384 The Neurotic Gaze: Jules Feiffer Seen Through a Feminist Lens
Edilaine Correa 403 Violence Representation in Horror Comic Books
Mike Rhode 417 Remembering Richard Thompson (1957-2016)
Alyssa Kim 421 How Realism Is Shaping Korean Webtoons
Sourav Chatterjee 434 “YES SIR!”  50 Years of Nationalism and the Indo-Pak War in Narayan Debnath’s  Bñātul the Great
Luiza Lusvarghi 453 Fiction, Transmedia Storytelling, and Cartoons: The Life and Death of Rê Bordosa
Fusami Ogi 463

How a Shōjo (a Japanese Girl) Transcends National Borders Through an Incestuous
Body: Shōjo Mangafrom the 1970s to the 2000s

Jeffery Klaehn 479 An Interview with Comic Book Artist Paul Gulacy
Varsha Jha (Singh) 488 Writing the Picture: Ramayana Narrative in a Graphic Novel Form
Joseph Hancuch 504

The Next Generation of Comics Researchers
The Visual Ideograph: The Advent and Departure of the Abu Ghraib “Hooded Specter”

Zac Clifton 516 (YA)ru, (O)kasu, (I)kaseru: Do Him, Rape Him, Make Him Cum: Rape, Loss, and the Silence of Queer Identity in Boys Love Manga
John A. Lent 531 The Printed Word

José Alaniz
John A. Lent

534 Book Reviews
  540 Portfolio