Debuting DWYCK

Today I’ve posted my inaugural column–dubbed DWYCK in memory of Guru–over at Hooded Utilitarian, one of the liveliest and highest-falutin’ spots in the comics blogosphere. I’m honoured to be part of the team there, and excited about now being able to express my disagreements with everyone there from the inside, instead of just their bustling…

Contemporary Comics in Copenhagen – Programme

The programme for the international comics symposium that I’m co-organising at the University of Copenhagen in connection with the comics festival Komiks.dk, is now ready. The symposium presents papers from 12 international comics scholars on a diverse range of subjects in contemporary comics, features a keynote from Canadian scholar Jacques Samson, and a special appearance…

Draw or Die!

Danish quality comics publisher Steffen P. Maarup has ripped off borrowed the inspired concept of pitting cartoonists against each other on paper from French cartooning duo Ruppert/Mulot, and the results promise to be pretty hilarious. Check in here — a new battle will be posted every Friday until we have a Danish champion! First up…

Dansk symposium om tegneserieforskning på KU

Dansk tegneserieråd præsenterer nu, i samarbejde med Institut for Kunst- og Kulturstudier og Komiks.dk, et en-dagssymposium for danske tegneserieforskere på IKK. Det indgår i det undervisningsforløb om tegneserier som hovedarrangør og PhD-studerende ved instituttet, Rikke Platz Cortsen pt. kører — et forløb, der i maj kulminerer med en international forskningsdag. Det foregår mandag d. 22/3…

Kevin O’Neill til Komiks.dk

Så er endnu en international gæst til den kommende danske, internationale tegneseriefestival, Komiks.dk, blevet annonceret. Britiske Kevin O’Neill har en stolt fortid i seriemagasinet 2000AD, særligt med “Nemesis the Warlock”, forfattet af Pat Mills, og var i mange år bedst kendt for den veldrejede og morsomme, Judge-Dredd-på-Epo-tæsker-superhelte-serie Marshall Law, ligeledes med Mills bag skrivemaskinen. Hans…