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Books Available for Review

ImageTexT is currently interested in reviews of the following books. Please note that this list is by no means comprehensive or exclusive. We may in some instances accept multiple reviews of the same book, at the discretion of the book reviews editor. Please email us to suggest other books for review.

All review submissions and queries should be addressed to our Books Review team at imagetext@english.ufl.edu

Scholarly Books Available for Review

  • Abate, Michelle Ann. Blockheads, Beagles, and Sweet Babboos: New Perspectives on Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts. UP of Mississippi, 2023.
  • Abel, Jonathan E. The New Real: Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji. U of Minnesota P, 2022.
  • Alaniz, José. Resurrection: Comics in Post-Soviet Russia. Ohio State UP, 2022.
  • Baldanzi, Jessica. Bodies and Boundaries in Graphic Fiction: Reading Female and Nonbinary Characters. Routledge, 2023.
  • Beiguelman, Giselle, et al. Boundary Images. U of Minnesota P, 2023.
  • Beringer, Alex. Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century US Comic Strip. Ohio State UP, 2024.
  • Brunet, Peyton, and Blair Davis. Comic Book Women: Characters, Creators, and Culture in the Golden Age. U of Texas P, 2022.
  • Carr, Bryan J. Gendered Defenders: Marvel’s Heroines in Transmedia Spaces. Ohio State UP, 2022.
  • Coby, Jim, and Joanna Davis-McElligatt, editors. Boom! Splat! Comics and Violence. UP of Mississippi, 2024.
  • Cocca, Carolyn. Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel: Militarism and Feminism in Comics and Film. Routledge, 2021.
  • Conner, Shawn. Superheroes Smash the Box Office: A Cinema History for the Serials to the 21st Century Blockbusters. McFarland, 2023.
  • Conway, Christopher and Antoinette Sol, editors. The Comic Book Western: New Perspectives on a Global Genre. U of Nebraska P, 2022.
  • Crey, Karmen. Producing Sovereignty: The Rise of Indigenous Media in Canada. U of Minnesota P, 2023.
  • Domoney-Lyttle, Zanne. The Bible and Comics: Women, Power and Representation in Graphic Narratives. Bloomsbury, 2023.
  • Ervick, Kelcey, and Tom Hart, editors. Field Guide to Graphic Literature: Artists and Writers on Creating Graphic Narratives, Poetry Comics, and Literary Collage. Rose Metal Press, 2023.
  • Flinn, Margaret C., editor. Drawing (in) the Feminine: Bande Dessinée and Women. Ohio State UP, 2024.
  • Fraser, Benjamin. Ben Katchor. U of Mississippi P, 2023.
  • Galvan, Margaret. In Visible Archives: Queer and Feminist Visual Culture in the 1980s. U of Minnesota P, 2023.
  • Givens, Joseph R., and Darius A. Spieth, editors. Robert Williams: Conversations. UP of Mississippi, 2023.
  • Grand, Alex. Understanding Superhero Comic Books: A History of Key Elements, Creators, Events and Controversies. McFarland, 2023.
  • Groot, Kees de, editor. Comics, Culture, and Religion: Faith Imagined. Bloomsbury, 2023.
  • Hall, Richard. Captain America and the American Journey, 1940-2022. McFarland, 2024.
  • Hall, Richard A., et al. We Are Gotham: Finding American Society in the Television Series. McFarland, 2022.
  • Halsall, Alison, and Jonathan Warren, editors. The LGBTQ+ Comics Studies Reader: Critical Openings, Future Directions. UP of Mississippi, 2022.
  • Hardin, Whitney and Julia E. Kiernan, editors. Adaptations of Mental and Cognitive Disability in Popular Media. Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.
  • Harriet, E.H. Earle, editor. Aren’t You Bojack Horseman? Critical Essays on the Netflix Series. McFarland, 2024.
  • Heberer, Feng-Mei. Asians on Demand: Mediating Race in Video Art and Activism. U of Minnesota P, 2023.
  • Hodapp, James. Graphic Novels and Comic as World Literature. Bloomsbury Academic, 2022.
  • Horstkotte, Silke and Nancy Pedri. Experiencing Visual Storyworlds: Focalization in Comics. Ohio State UP, 2022.
  • La Cour, Erin, Simon Grenna, Rik Spanjers. Key Terms in Comics Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
  • McAlpine, Heather, W. Ron Sweeney, and Jess Wind, editors. The Archie/Sabrina Universe: Essays on the Comics and Their Adaptations. McFarland, 2023.
  • Morton, Drew, editor. After Midnight: Watchmen after Watchmen. UP of Mississippi, 2022.
  • Mougin, Lou. Secondary Action Heroes of Golden Age Comics. McFarland, 2023.
  • Najarian, Jonathan, editor. Comics and Modernism: History Form and Culture. U of Mississippi P, 2024.
  • Parry, Kyle. A Theory of Assembly: From Museums to Memes. U of Minnesota P, 2022.
  • Pedri, Nancy and Chuck Howitt. A Concise Dictionary of Comics. UP of Mississippi, 2022.
  • Pinho Barros, David. The Clear Line in Comics and Cinema: A Transmedial Approach. Leuven UP, 2022.
  • Rausch, Andrew J., and Mark Slade, editors. Conversations with Joe R. Lansdale. UP of Mississippi, 2022.
  • Reingold, Matt. The Comics of Asaf Hanuka: Telling Particular and Universal Stories. Academic Studies Press, 2023.
  • Scott, Darieck. Keeping It Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics. NYU P, 2022.
  • Smyth, Tim. Teaching with Comics and Graphic Novels. Routledge, 2023.
  • Stagg, Allison M. Prints of a New Kind: Political Caricature in the United States, 1789-1828. Pennsylvania State UP, 2023.
  • Thomas, Paul A., editor. Analyzing Adventure Time: Critical Essays on Cartoon Network’s World of Ooo. McFarland, 2023.
  • Ty, Eleanor, editor. Beyond the Icon: Asian American Graphic Narratives. Ohio State UP, 2022.
  • Utell, Janine. Howard Cruse. U of Mississippi P, 2023.
  • Worcester, Kent. A Cultural History of the Punisher. Intellect, 2023.

Creative Imagetexts Available for Review

  • Aldama, Frederick Luis, and Chris Escobar. The Adventures of Chupacabra Charlie. Mad Creek Books, 2020.
  • Allen, Joe. The Lonesome Era. Iron Circus Comics, 2019.
  • Ashwin, Kate et al., editors. The Night Marchers and Other Oceanian Stories. Iron Circus Comics, 2021.
  • Biel, Joe, editor. Your Neurodiverse Friend #5: Interactions with Police. Microcosm, 2022.
  • Braschi, Giannina, and Joakim Lindengren. United States of Banana. Mad Creek Books, 2021
  • Brenes, Edo. Memories From Limón. NoBrow Press, 2021.
  • Di Lellio, Anna, and Dardan Luta. The Long Winter of 1945: Tivari. U of Toronto P, 2023.
  • Eisner, Will. A Contract with God and Other Stories of Dropsie Avenue: A Norton Critical Edition. Edited by Jared Gardner, W.W. Norton, 2023.
  • Ferguson, Miguel, and Fraser M. Ottanelli. ¡Brigadistas!: An American Anti-Fascist in the Spanish Civil War. NYU P, 2022.
  • de Jongh, Aimée. Days of Sand. SelfMadeHero, 2022.
  • Mirza, Omar. The C-L Psychiatrist: Delusional Capacity: Autonomy vs. Beneficence. Roaring Sun Studios, 2021.
  • Stanford Graphic Novel Project. All City, Standford Graphic Novel Project, 2023.
  • Stanton, Joe. Leo and the Gorgon’s Curse. NoBrow Press, 2020.
  • Taki, Soma. Sleeping While Standing. Avery Hill Publishing, 2022.
  • Tresenella. TransLucid. Self-published webcomic, 2013-present.