Brienza, Casey

Cultures of Comics Work

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Understanding Comics Work
Casey Brienza, Paddy Johnston

Part I. Locating Labor

2. For the Love of the Craft: Industry, Identity, and Australian Comics
Amy Louise Maynard

3. Between Art and the Underground: From Corporate to Collaborative Comics in India
Jeremy Stoll

4. Making Comics as Artisans: Comic Book Production in Colombia
Fernando Suárez, Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed

Nuestro Futuro ¿Hombres Libres, O Esclavos?: Imagining US–Mexican Cooperation against the Axis Powers in a World War II Propaganda Comic
Elena D. Hristova

6. Recognizing Comics as Brazilian National Popular Culture: CETPA and the Debates over Comics Professional Identities (1961–1964)
Ivan Lima Gomes

7. From Turtles to Topatoco: A Brief History of Comic Book Production in the Pioneer Valley
Ryan Cadrette

Part II. Illustrating Workers

8. The Case of the Missing Author: Toward an Anatomy of Collaboration in Comics
Brenna Clarke Gray, Peter Wilkins

9. Drawing Fatherhood: The Working Father Figure in the Autobiographical Graphic Novels of Guy Delisle
Roei Davidson

10. Under the Radar: John Porcellino’s King-Cat Comics and Self-Publishing as Cultural Work
Paddy Johnston

11. Bearing Witness and Telling It How It Is: Dialogue and Collaboration in the Creation of Dans les griffes de la vipère

Annick Pellegrin

12. Negotiating Artistic Identity in Comics Collaboration
Ahmed Jameel

13. To the Studio! Comic Book Artists: The Next Generation and the Occupational Imaginary of Comics Work
Benjamin Woo

Part III. Pushing the Boundaries

14. Gatekeeping in Comics Publishing: A Practical Guide to Gatekeeping Research
Pascal Lefèvre

15. Toward Maturity: Analyzing the Spanish Comics Industry Through a Comparison of National Graphic Novels and Gafotaku-Oriented Manga
José Andrés Santiago Iglesias

16. The Tail That Wags the Dog: The Impact of Distribution on the Development and Direction of the American Comic Book Industry
David K. Palmer

17. Reconfiguring the Power Structure of the Comic Book Field: Crowdfunding and the Use of Social Networks
André Pereira de Carvalho

18. “A Fumetto, a Comic, and a BD Walk into a Bar…”: The Translation of Humor in Comics
Alex Valente

19. Subcultural Clusters and Blurry Boundaries: Considering Art Worlds and Fields of Cultural Production through Localized Manga Production in Hungary
Zoltan Kacsuk

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies, Literature, general, Media Studies, Arts, Cultural Studies, Fine Arts

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels
Page amount
21 pages
Art, Art History
Printed ISBN

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