This month’s guest contributor is Barbara Postema. Barbara, a lecturer in the English department at Ryerson University, works primarily on American literature, visual narrative, and of course comics. Her dissertation was titled Mind the gap: Absence as Signifying Function in Comics, and more recently she has published two papers on comics in the International Journal of Comic Art – “Draw a Thousand Words: Signification and Narration in Comic Art” and “Memories that Don’t Weaken: Seth and Walter Benjamin”.

About roytcook

Roy T Cook is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. He works in the philosophy of logic, the philosophy of mathematics, and the aesthetics of comics. He is the co-editor (with Aaron Meskin) of The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach (Wiley-Blackwell 2012)

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