News Review December 2019

15 Jan




The Austrian Society for Comic Research and Promotion (OeGeC) has launched “ComicMonday”, a discussion event series. Link (09/12/2019, German, MdlI)



There is a Call for Papers for a workshop on “Image Sequencing in Periodicals – Comics, Photojournalism, Cinéroman, and Illustrated Film Periodicals” in Bochum on the 12th and 13th June 2020; the deadline for abstracts is the 31st January. Link (13/12/2019, English, MdlI)

The 2020 edition of the yearbook Deutsche Comicforschung has been published. Link (20/12/2019, German, MdlI)



In 2019 more comics have been published in Hungarian than ever before. This means 426 new publications, out of which 264 were originally printed in the USA and 78 are made by Hungarian authors. This statistics does not include reprints: in 2019 both Persepolis and Maus were reprinted. (ES)

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Correspondents: Martin de la Iglesia (MdlI, Austria and German) and Eszter Szép (ES, Hungary).

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