Spring 2015, 43.1

Composing With

Gary Weissman A Comic Strip Cover Story
Franny Howes Composing the Uncollectable


Aaron Scott Humphrey; inked by John Carvajal Visual and Spatial Language: The Silent Voice of Woodstock


Gabriel Sealy-Morris The Rhetoric of the Paneled Page: Comics and Composition Pedagogy
Hannah Dickinson and Maggie M. Werner Beyond Talking Heads: Sourced Comics and the Affordances of Multimodality
Kate Comer Illustrating Praxis: Comic Composition, Narrative Rhetoric, and Critical Multiliteracies
Molly J. Scanlon The Work of Comics Collaborations: Considerations of Multimodal Composition for Writing Scholarship and Pedagogy

Course Design

Leah Misemer The Graphic Novel
Aaron Kashtan Handwriting and Typography

Book Reviews

Tammie M. Kennedy, Jessi Thomsen, and Erica Trabold Comics and Composition, Comics as Composition: Navigating Production and Consumption

Books under reviewContemporary Comics Storytelling, by Karin Kukkonen; Linguistics and the Study of Comics, edited by Frank Bramlett; Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, by Barbara Postema

Janine Morris Multimodal Literacies and Graphic Memoir: Using Alison Bechdel in the Classroom

Books under reviewAre You My Mother? A Comic Drama, by Alison Bechdel; Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel

Peter Brooks Re/Framing Identifications, edited by Michelle Ballif
Molly J. Scanlon Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing, by Elizabeth Losh, Jonathan Alexander, Kevin Cannon, and Zander Cannon
Jason Luther DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media, edited by Matt Ratto and Megan Boler

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