The Phantom Zone and Other Stories: Comics and Prose collects the title story, which first appeared as a comic strip in the Daily Texan, the student newspaper of the University of Texas, Austin in the 1990s, along with more recent material. Alaniz, a comics scholar and professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature (adjunct) at the University of Washington, Seattle, has previously published Death, Disability and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (University Press of Mississippi, 2014) and with Scott T. Smith co-edited Uncanny Bodies: Superhero Comics and Disability (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019), among… Read More
New Podcast! Rupert Kinnard Keynote
The April episode of the Graphic Medicine podcast starts with Graphic Medicine News courtesy of Matthew Noe. Links to his recommendations: Draw Stronger by Kriota Willberg: http://www.uncivilizedbooks.com/draw/index.html Graphic Reproduction: http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-08094-9.html And this month’s podcast feature is 2017 Seattle Comics & Medicine conference closing keynote by Rupert Kinnard. More on Rupert can be found here: https://www.glapn.org/6346RupertKinnard2013.html
Hillary Chute on “Why Illness & Disability?”
New podcast episode! 2017 Seattle conference keynote Hillary Chute discusses comics in the area of illness and disability. Her talk was titled, “Comics and Psychic States: Access, Interiority, Circulation” and she is introduced by Susan Squier. This talk is based on a chapter of her new book Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere. This episode is also available in the iTunes feed if you want to listen and take a walk, which is always encouraged. In the intro to the episode I mention an amazing conference Hillary organized here in Chicago. You can learn more about it at this link and… Read More
Podcast Episode: Conference Opening Night
Welcome to a new season of the Graphic Medicine Podcast! On today’s show, audio from the opening night of the Seattle Comics & Medicine conference, Thursday June 15. You will hear from three speakers in a row. The first will be Seattle conference organizer and host Mita Mahato. Mita is a Seattle-based cut paper, collage, and comics artist, whose work explores the transformative capacities of found and handmade papers. She is also an Associate Professor of English at the University of Puget Sound, serves on the board for the arts organization Short Run Seattle, one of the sponsors of the… Read More
Seattle Podcast Preview: Sharon’s Spirals!
Just started the wonderful task of listening to the audio from the Seattle conference today. Planning to post a new podcast episode very soon, but as a preview, thought we would share the video Aaron Freeman created of his wife Sharon Rosenzweig’s Friday lightning presentation. To see more of Sharon’s spiral work, subscribe to her Facebook page here. To see her comic about Mom’s Flock, here is the full comic on the Annals of Internal Medicine Graphic Medicine page.
New Podcast Episode: Keeper of the Clouds and Seattle Preview
In this new episode of the Graphic Medicine Podcast, we hear from the creative team behind the wonderful graphic medicine narrative “Keeper of the Clouds” – writer Liza Futerman and illustrator Evi Tampold. You can read a new review of Keeper of the Clouds here, and purchase a copy here. We’ll also hear from Seattle Conference chief organizer-on-the-ground Mita Mahato. She’ll tell us a few insider tips about Seattle and what we can expect. Support for this podcast provided by the Department of Medical Humanities, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine.