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Mavericks and Zinesters: Comics Scholarship before ‘Comics Scholarship'

Sabin, Roger (2009) Mavericks and Zinesters: Comics Scholarship before ‘Comics Scholarship'. In: Thought Bubble, April 2009, University of Chichester, UK. (Unpublished)

Type of Research: Conference, Symposium or Workshop Item
Creators: Sabin, Roger

Paper focused on Mary Pennell, a Victorian critic; Denis Gifford, a comics collector; Martin Barker, a pioneering academic; and the crew of late-1980s era fanzine FA. My conclusions included comment on the current state of comics scholarship, and in particular: the question of separating fan culture from academia; the value of pre-1995 scholarship; and the necessity for the systematised preservation of fanzines and comics collections.

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Roger Sabin's Research Interests:
Cultural history, cultural studies, subcultural studies, film and television studies. Specialisms: comics, graphic novels, manga; punk and counterculture; 19th century entertainment; television crime drama. Cultural theory, especially postmodernism in history.

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Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 2009
Event Location: University of Chichester, UK
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2010 10:55
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2017 13:34
Item ID: 2368
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/2368

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