Christopher O’Neill

Mr Christopher O’Neill

Centre for Language Education Research at Aston, Aston University

International Bande Dessinée Society

Contact Details


Telephone: 07920 403896

Postal address: Chris O’Neill, PhD Researcher, MB 748, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England, UK.

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Biography and Research Interests

Chris O’Neill is a PhD student at Aston University, Birmingham. His research focuses on the development of newspaper cartooning in France between 1920 and 1944, particularly the impact of Candide and Gringoire on cartooning during this period. Other areas of interest include representations of political figures and conflict in bande dessinée, and right-wing French politics in the inter-war period.

Research interests: Bande Dessinée in general, political cartooning, caricature, war in comics, representations of political figures in comics, France in the inter-war period.

Conference Papers and Talks

The Origins of Physiognomy in the Birth of Bande Dessinée, International Comics and Graphic Novel & International Bande Dessinée Society Joint Conference. Universities of Glasgow and Dundee, 2013.


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