23 No.1
 
Vol. 23, No. 1, 2021
596pages / 24Articles

Cultural Imperialism Strikes Back: A South American Symposium 

John A. Lent with Xu Ying

In Support of Their Fathers’ and Mother’s Legacies: 13 Offspring of China’s Prominent Cartoonists Explain

William Hamilton

79 

Coping with Conflict: Boxing Heroes and German Comics in the Aftermath of the First World War

Michele Ann Abate

138

“Any Children?”: “The Family Circus” and the Problems of Parenthood

José Alaniz

168

“Fragging” The Afghan War: Red Blood

Artur Skweres

204 

All You Need Is Kill, Not Love -- Considering the Romantic Relationship in the Manga and Film Adaptations of Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s Novel

Mike Rhode

229 

Jason Little Discusses The Vagina, His NSFW Webcomic

Aaron Humphrey and Simon Walsh

254

The Border Separating Us: Autobiographical Comics of an Australian World War I Internment Camp

Toby Juliff

271  Tintin and the Jews (of Contemporary Literature)

Shivani Sharma

288

Within and Between the Visual Metaphoricity of Comics: A Semiotic Approach to the Mahābhārata in Amar Chitra Katha

Jeff S. Wilson

313

Dramatizing Ontology in 18 Days: Grant Morrison’s Mahābhārata and the Battle to Save Eternity!

Ignacio Fernández Sarasola

334 

The Role of Fox Feature Syndicate in the Implementation of the Comics Code Authority

Alexandra Bowman Edited by Michael Rhode

374

An Interview with 2021 Oscar Nominee: Icelandic Artist, Gisli Darri Halldórsson

Kirsten Møllegaard

385

Remembrances of Things Past: Childhood in Graphic Memoirs

Kinko Ito

403 

The Social Functions and Impacts of Popular Manga in Contemporary Japan: A Case of GOLDEN KAMUY

Chadwick L. Roberts Anita K. McDaniel

421

Slaying the Monster: Heroic Lesbian Narratives in World’s Finest

Angelo Letizia

447

Poems, Comics and the Spaces Between: An Examination of the Interplay between Poem and Pag

Noran Amin

458

The Oriental Superheroes: Political Questions in G. Willow Wilson’s Cairo: A Graphic Novel and Ms. Marvel

Alisia Grace Chase

471

The Maternal-Feminine and Matrixial Borderspace in Megan Kelso’s “Watergate Sue”

Felipe Rodolfo Hendriksen

492

Morpheus Aeternorum Dreams, Androgyny, and Their Characteristics in Sandman (Preludes & Nocturnes), by Neil Gaiman

Musings by Wim Lockefeer

509 

When Le Chat Was Put Among the Pigeons 

Ronald Stewa

513

Obituary & Remembrance of Manga Historian Shimizu Isao

Mike Rhode
Marc Singer
José Alaniz
Charles Hatfield
Joseph Witek
Vijay Shah
Joe Sutliff Sanders
Michael A. Torregrossa
Randy Duncan
Brian Cremins
John A. Lent

520 

On the Passing of Comics Scholar Tom Inge

John A. Lent

531 

Research Prompts

David Kunzle

536 

New Light on the Soon-to-Be Famous Marie Duval A Review Essay

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste
Stephanie Burt
John A. Lent
Jean Sébastien
Charles W. Henebry
John A. Lent
Maite Urcaregui
Michael Rhode
John A. Lent
John A. Lent
Chris York
Laura Sayre
John A. Lent

553

Book Reviews

John A. Lent and Jaehyeon Jeong

592

International Journal of Comic Art Manuscript Preparation Guide