Graphixia

A Conversation About Comics

#201 What Are Israeli Comics? A Conversation with Assaf Gamzou, Curator at the Israeli Cartoon Museum

As the previous posts have clearly demonstrated, this series on comics outside of North-America, Europe, and Japan clearly helps explore new horizons, discover other ways of making comics, and find new, different voices that showcase […]

Apr, 14 · in The Book

#200 Graphixia Conference 2016: Call for Proposals!

The Space Between Page and Screen: Comics and the Mediated World The deadline for proposal submission is September 30, 2015: Submit Proposal. In celebration of its 200th post, Graphixia solicits submissions and proposals for a […]

Apr, 07 · in Conference

#199 – Pat Grant’s Toormina Video, on video

Like the majority of the Graphixians have done this series, I feel I ought to open with a disclaimer about my comfort zone being firmly within Anglo-American comics, and to offer my assurance that I’m […]

Mar, 10

#198 Comics Power!

You wait years for an event with an Indian cartoonist in Dundee and then two come along within a fortnight. At the end of June last year Scottish PEN and Literary Dundee hosted an event […]

Mar, 04

#197 – Adventures in Brazil, André Diniz’s ‘Picture a Favela’

Like Brenna in her post for this series I think it is important to be open about our experiences of trying to find comics to discuss from outside Europe, North America and Japan. Because of […]

Feb, 24

#196 – Where’s Côte d’Ivoire Again? Abouet and Oubrerie’s Aya: Life in Yop City

As this month’s Graphixia topic has revealed, looking for comics outside the Western paradigm isn’t something that even scholars of the medium do very often, or at least not intentionally. When presented with the concept, […]

Feb, 17

#195 The Post That Almost Wasn’t: The Road to Qahera

I am well outside my comfort zone this month, Graphixia friends, with the plan to write about non-North American / non-Western European comics. I think of myself as a fairly diverse reader, but I realized […]

Feb, 10