Bibliography on Canadian Comics

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Aldama, Frederick Luis (Dir.). Graphic Indigeneity. Comics in the Americas and Australasia. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2020.

Ali, Nyala. “Outsiders and Onlookers. Formulations of Girlhood in Two Novels by Mariko Tamaki,” in Jeunesse 7.1 (2015). Online:

Arnold, Samantha. “Nelvana of the North, Traditional Knowledge, and the Northern Dimension of Canadian Foreign Policy,” Canadian Foreign Policy 14.2, 2008, pp. 95-107.

Balisch, Faith. “Lynn Johnston’s ‘Theratoons’: Extending the Limits of the Comic Strip.” Images and Imagery: Frames, Borders, Limits: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Leslie Boldt-Irons, Corrado Federici, and Ernesto Virgulti. Bern: Peter Lang, 2005, pp. 241-54.

Baroni, Raphaël. “Le chapitrage dans le roman graphique américain et la bande dessinée européenne : une segmentation précaire,” Cahiers de Narratologie 34, 2019, online [About Brown’s Happy Clown].

Bauldic, Michelle. “Allan Beaton’s ‘Ookpic’ was Here,” CRCL 2016, pp. 137-147.

Bauer, Heike. “Tangles. An interview with Sarah Leavitt,” Studies in Comics 6.2, 2015, pp. 329-337.

Beaty, Bart. “The Fighting Civil Servant: Making Sense of the Canadian Superhero,”

American Review of Canadian Studies 36.3, 2006, pp. 427-39.

—. “Selective Mutual Reinforcement in the Comics of Chester Brown, Joe Matt, and Seth.” Graphics Subjects. Ed. Michael Chaney. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2011, pp. 247-63.

Beaty, Bart, and Ben Woo, “Dave Sim’s Cerebus,” chapter in their book The greatest comic book of all time, symbolic capital and the field of American comic books, 2016, pp.121-131.

Beaudet, Marie-Andrée [dir.]. Échanges culturels entre les 2 solitudes. P.U. Laval, 1999.

Bell, John. Canuck Comics: A Guide to Comic Books Published in Canada, 1941-1985. Montreal: Matrix Books, 1986.

—. Guardians of the North: The National Superhero in Canadian Comic-Book Art.

National Archives of Canada. Toronto: Dundurn, 1992.

—. Invaders from the North: How Canada Conquered the Comic Book Universe. Toronto: Dundurn, 2006.

Berndt, Jaqueline. “SKIM as GIRL: Reading a Japanese North American Graphic Novel through Manga Lenses,” Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives, ed. by Monica Chiu, Hong Kong University Press, 2014, pp. 257–278.

Berninger, Mark. “Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together: The Cultural Crossovers of Bryan Lee O’Malley.” Transnational Perspectives on Graphic Narratives: Comics at the Crossroads. Ed. Daniel Stein, Shane Denson, and Christina Meyer. London: Bloomsbury, 2013, pp. 243-55.

Berninger, Mark, Jochen Ecke, and Gideon Haberkorn, ed. Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010. Print. [pages on Canadian comics, Doucet, Québec, Seth, …]

Bolay, Jordan. “Louis Riel. Super-History Hero.” Grace and Hoffman, pp. 162-175.

Borkent, Mike. “Illusions of Simplicity: A Cognitive Approach to Visual Poetry.” English Text Construction 3.2 (2010): 145-64.

—. “Seeing Histories, Building Futurities: Multimodal Decolonization and Conciliation in Indigenous Comics from Canada,” Aldama, 2020, pp. 273-298.

Brodie, Ian. “Paul ‘Moose’ MacKinnon and alternative Cape Breton. In Grace and Hoffman, pp. 53-69.

Busi Rizzi, Giorgio. “Portrait of the Artist as a Nostalgic: Seth’s It’s a Good Life if You Don’t Weaken,” Comics Memory. Dir. Maaheen Ahmed and Benoît Crucifix, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 15-36.

Callison, Camille; Rifkind, Candida; Sinclair, Niigaan James; Ballantyne, Sonya; Odjick, Jay; Daigneault, Taylor; Mazowita, Amy. “Introd. Indigenous. Bibliograohy,” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 11.1, Summer 2019, pp.139-155.

Carney, Sean. “The Ear of the Eye, or, Do Drawings Make Sounds?” Language Notes 46.2, 2008, pp. 193-209.

Chambliss, Julian, at al. (dir.) Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men. Superheroes and the American Experience. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars P. 2013. [chapter on Nelvana, by Murphyao, Amanda, pp.40-54]

Chase, Alisia. “You Must Look at the Personal Clutter: Diaristic Indulgence, Female Adolescence and Feminist Autobiography.” Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art. Ed. Jane Tolmie. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2013. 207-38. Print. [some pages on Doucet]

Chiu, Monica, (dir.). Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives, Hong Kong University Press, 2014.

Chute, Hillary [US]. “Panel: Graphic Novel Forms Today Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Seth, Chris Ware,” Critical Inquiry 40.3, Spring 2014, pp.151-168.

Cowdy, Cheryl. “Everybody Calls me Roch. The Hockey Sweater,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 267-296.

Cutrara, Samantha. “Drawn Out of History: The Representation of Women in Chester Brown’s Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography.” Graphic History. Ed. Richard Iadonisi. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012, pp. 121-43.

Czubinska, Malgorrzata. “La Renaissance de la légende métisse? Les enjeux de la traduction de la bande dessinée sur l’exemple de la version polonaise et française de Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography de Chester Brown,” TransCanadiana [Polish Journal of Canadian Studies] 9, 2017, pp. 430-443.

Daigneault, Taylor, et al. “Indigenous Comics. An Annotated  bibliography.” Jeunesse. 2019 (Aug. 16). Online:

Deman, Andrew. “Oh well … My New York Diary,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 75-98.

Demers, Hugo. La biographie historique de bande dessinée; une histoire alternative: une étude de cas sur Louis Riel. MA thesis, U of Manitoba, 2012.

Dittmer, Jason. Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero: Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2013.

—, and Soren Larsen. “Aboriginality and the Arctic North in Canadian Nationalist Superhero Comics, 1940-2004,” Historical Geography 38, 2010, pp. 52-69.

Dudek, Debra. “Good Relationships … Robertson’s 7 generations,CRCL 2016, pp. 39-50.

Dunley, Kathleen. “Conversations with Seth, Attention Revisited,” The Comics Grid, May 5 2011, online:

Dunley, K. “Personal, Vernacular, Canadian. Seth’s GNBCC as Life Writing,” Canadian Graphic. Picturing Life Narratives, Dir. Candida Rifkind and Linda Warley. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2016, pp. 129-152.

—. “Seth’s Suspension of Perception in Palookaville #19,” The Comics Grid. Dir. Ernesto Priego Ramirez, 2012, pp. 82-85.

—. The Space between. Ruins, Narratives, and History. PhD (Thesis), University of Colorado, 2007.

Edwardson, Ryan. “Captain Canuck. Nationalism Canadian Comic Book Superhero…”, Journal  of Popular Culture, 37.2, 2003, pp. 183-201.

Enns, Anthony. “Sex, Feminism, and Comics: An Interview with Fiona Smyth,” The Dalhousie Review 98.2, Summer 2018, pp. 158-176.

Freedman, Ariela. “Comics, Graphic Novels, Graphic Narrative: A Review.” Literature Compass 8.1, 2011, pp. 28-46.

Froese, Jocelyn. “Making Space … Jeff Lemire,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 261-274.

Fulton, E.D.; Forrester, Maureen; Landau, Reva; Head, Tina; Ince, John G.; Bauer, Jan; Ratushny, Ed; McLaren, John; Walker, Alan. “Comment on Crime Comics and Pornography,” Ottawa Law Review 20.1, Winter 1988, pp. 25-31.

Gabilliet, Jean-Paul. “Comic Art and Bande Dessinée: From the Funnies to Graphic Novels.” The Cambridge History of Canadian Literature. Ed. Coral Ann Howells and Eva-Marie Kröller. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009, pp. 460-477.

—. “Anatomy of a Canadian Comic Book: Cerebus the Aardvark,” Études Canadiennes/ Canadian Studies 13.22, 1987, pp. 19-37.

—. “Cerebus: Le retour au texte dans le comic book nord-américain,” Images et récit: littérature(s) et arts visuels du Canada. Ed. Jean-Michel Lacroix, et al. Paris: Presses de la Sorbonne nouvelle, 1993, pp. 260-279. [Communication faite au colloque « Récit et image au Canada » : Strasbourg, octobre 1992.]

—. “La criminalisation des crime comics : le Canada et la Grande-Bretagne.” On tue à chaque page ! La loi de 1949 sur les publications destinées à la jeunesse. Dir. Thierry Crépin & Thierry Groensteen. Paris : Editions du Temps, 1999, pp. 189-97.

“’Kanadian Kultchur Komics’ : le nationalisme culturel de Margaret Atwood”, Yves-Charles Grandjeat (dir.), Le Travail de la résistance dans les sociétés, les littératures et les arts en Amérique du Nord, Pessac: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme d’Aquitaine, 2008, pp. 39-47.

Gardner, Jared. Archives, Collectors, and the New Media Work of Comics. Modern Fiction Studies. W2006, 52.4, pp. 787-806. [Some pages on Seth]

Gearino, Dan. Comic Shop. The Retail Mavericks Who Gave Us a New Geek Culture. Athens: Swallow, 2017.

Gleason, Monica. “They have a bad effect’ Crime Comics, Parliament, and the Hegemony of the Middle class in Postwar Canada.” Pulp Demons, John Lent (dir.), Fairleigh Dickinson P., 1999, pp. 129-154.

Gordon, Jon. “Comic Heroes and Green Tories: Stephen Leacock and Thomas King Creating Ethical Space on Uncommon Ground,” English Studies in Canada 43.1, March 2017, pp.21-44.

Grace, Dominick. “Seth’s It’s a good life …” Grace and Hoffman, pp. 150-161.

Grace, Dominick. “Collecting, Preserving, Hoarding: Wimbledom Green Vs. The GNBCC,” The Dalhousie Review. 98.2, Summer, 2018, pp. 241-248.

Grace, Dominick, and Eric Hoffman, dir. The Canadian Alternative: cartoonists, comics, and the graphic novels. Jackson, UP of Mississippi. 2017.

Grace, Dominick, and Eric Hoffman, ed. Chester Brown: Conversations. Conversations with Comic Artists. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2013.

Graham, Richard. [] 2015, 22. Juli Government Comic Books. [Online]. Available: https://mediacommons.un … una/servlet/UNL~113~113

Gray, Brenna Clarke. “An Innocent at Home: Scott Pilgrim and his Canadian Multicultural Contexts.” Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels. Ed. Ian Hague and Carolene Ayaka. London: Routledge, 2014, pp. 197-210.

—.. “Border Studies in the Gutter,” Canadian Literature 170, 2016, pp. 170-187.

—. “’We the North’: Interrogating Indigenous Appropriation as Canadian Identity in Mainstream American Comics,” Aldama, 2020, pp. 5-26.

Grennan, Simon. “Demonstrating Discourse: Two Comic Strip Projects in Self-Constraint,” Studies in Comics 2.2, 2012, pp. 295-316.

GREYSON, Devon. “GLBTQ Canada,” Collection building 26.4, 2007, pp. 130-134.

Hall, James. “say ‘shit’ Chester,’” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 99-128.

Hamer, Naomi. “Jumping on the ‘Comics for Kids’ Bandwagon.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 5.2, 2013, pp. 165-73.

Harrison, Richard. “Seeing and Nothingness: M. N. Yahgulanaas’ Haida manga and a Critique of the Gutter.” CRCL/RCLC 2016, pp. 51-74.

Hatfield, Charles. Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2005.

—. “Do Independent Comics Still Exist in the US and Canada ?” La Bande dessinée en dissidence. Christophe Donny, et al., eds. Liège: P.U. de Liège, 2014, pp. 59-78.

Heer, Jeet. “Pow! Blam! Zowie! Eh? A new book unearths the hidden curiosities of Canadian comic book art,” Literary Review of Canada 15.5, June 2007, pp.23-25.

Heer, Jeet. “Seth’s Imaginary Library,” Sweet Lechery. Erin: The Porcupine’s Quill, 2014, pp. 227-231.

Henzi, Sarah. “’A necessary antidote’: Graphic novels, comics, and Indigenous writing,” CRCL/RCLC 2016, pp. 23-38.

Hester, Sam. [] “Crossovers and Changeovers: Reading Lynn Johnston through Margaret Mahy.” Interdisciplinary Comics Studies 3.3.

Hignite, Todd M. In the Studio. Visits with Contemporary Cartoonists. London: Yale U.P., 2006, pp. 192-227.

Hoffman, Eric, and Dominick Grace (dir.). Seth. Conversations. Jackson: U.P. of Mississippi, 2015.

Hoffman, Eric, ed. Cerebus the Barbarian Messiah: Essays on the Epic Graphic Satire of Dave Sim and Gerhard. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012.

Hoffman, Eric, and Dominick Grace, ed. Dave Sim: Conversations. Conversations with Comic Artists. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2013.

Hoffman, Eric. “Cerebus the Canadian,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 129-149.

Hughes, Janette, and Alyson King. “Dual Pathways to Expression and Understanding: Canadian Coming of Age Graphic Novels.” Children’s Literature in Education: An International Quarterly 41.1 (2010), pp. 64-84.

Hurren, Tracy. The Golden Age of Reprints: An Analysis of Classic Comics in a Contemporary Industry. MA thesis, Simon Fraser U, 2011.

Joe Shuster Awards. Web.

Iglesia [de la], Martin. “Authorship, Collaboration, and Art Geography.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 12.3, 2010. Online.

Jacobs, Dale, and Greg Paziuk. “The Chance of Life. Jeff Lemire’s Essex County Trilogy,” CRCL/Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 43.1, 2016, pp. 75-86.

Jacobs, Dale, and Jacobs, Heidi LM. “Comics and Public History … 1934 Clatham Colours All Star …” Inks: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society 4.1, 2020, pp. 101-121.

Jacobs, Dale. “’Piece it all together and it’s barely a quarter of the puzzle.’ Design, Arthrology, and Transtextuality in Seth’s It’s good Life If You Don’t WeakenJournal of Comics and Culture 1, 2016, pp. 1-24.

Jenkins, Henry. “What are you collecting now? Seth and his finds,” Comics and Stuff, New York U.P., 2020, pp. 83-118.

Jenkins, William. “Homeland Crisis and Local Ethnicity. The Toronto Irish and the Cartoons of Evening Telegram 1910-1914,” Urban History Review 38.2, 2010, pp. 48-63.

Johnson, Paddy. “Michel gets a comics: Rabagliati,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 70-82.

Jones, Clint. “post-human life in a post-nuclear age in snowpiercer and sweet tooth?, in Apocaliptic Ecology in the Graphic Novel, 101-126.

Kahn, Ariel. “On being unique. Gender subversion in two graphic novels for young adults,” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 5.3, 2014, pp. 336-343.

Karpinski, Eva. “Life in boxes: biographies for young adults,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 235-266 [John Lang’s Lone Hawk Air Ace and Willow Dawson’s Hyena-suffragette MccLung-pedagogy-identity]

Kelp-Stebbins, Katherine [US, Oregon]. “Hybrid Heroes and Graphic Posthumanity: Comics as a Media Technology for Critical Posthumanism” Studies in Comics 3.2 (2014): 331-48. Print. [Lemire’s Tooth]

Kennedy, Martha H. Drawn to Purpose. American Illustrators and Cartoonists. Jackson: U.P. of Mississippi, 2018. [some pages on Tamaki]

King, Alyson. “Cartooning History: Canada’s History in Graphic Novels,” The History Teacher 45.2, 2012, pp. 189-219.

King, Alyson E. “Adventurous children: Creating a Canadian Identity in Kayak: Canada’ History Magazine for Kids,” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/RCLC 43.1, 2016, pp. 119-136.

Kocmarek, Ivan. “Alternatives within an alternative form. Canadian wartime creator,” Grace and Hoffman, pp. 3-15.

Kocmarek, Ivan. “Truth, justice, and the Canadian way: the war-time comics of Bell Features Publications,” CRCL 43.1, 2016, pp. 148-165.

Langlois, Richard. “Pioneer in the Teaching of Bande Dessinée (Comic art and Narrative) in Canada.” International Journal of Comic Art 7.2, 2005, pp. 78-88.

LeBlanc, Natalie, and Irwin, Rita L. “Teachers’ storytelling …. “,  LEARNing Landscapes 11.2, Spring 2018, pp. 223-239.

Lander, Ben. “Graphic Novels as History: Representing and Reliving the Past,” Left History 10.2, Fall 2005, pp. 113-126.

Langager, Ross. History in the Gutters: A Critical Examination of Chester Brown’s Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography. 2006.

Langston, Jessica. “Once upon … indigenous and orature,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 113-127.

Lanzendörfer, Tim. “Biographiction: Narratological Aspects of Chester Brown’s Louis Riel,” ZAA 59.1, 2011, pp. 27-40.

Leggatt, Judith. “Nowadays and the free will zombie apocalypse,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 98-112.

Lent, John. Comic Art of the United States through 2000: An International Bibliography. London: Praeger, 2005.

—. Animation, Caricature, and Gag and Political Cartoons in the United States and Canada. An International Bibliography. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 1994.

—. “Pulp Demons.” International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson U. P., 1999.

Lesk, Andrew. “Redrawing Nationalism: Chester Brown’s Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography,” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 1.1, 2010, pp. 63-81.

Lewkowich, David. “Traumatic loss and productive impasse in comics. Visual metaphors of depression and melancholia in Jillian and Mariko Tamaki’s This One Summer,” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 2019, pp. 1-19.

Lewkowich, David. “Readers of Comics and the Recursive Nature of Adolescent Emotion: Exploring the Productive Relation of Visual Response and Memory in Teacher Education,” Literacy Research and Instruction, 58.4, 2019, pp. 295-316.

Lizardi, Ryan. “Scott Pilgrim vs. Hegemony: Nostalgia, Remediation, and Heteronormativity.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 4.2, 2013, pp. 245-56.

Loubert, Patrick, and Michael Hirsh. The Great Canadian Comic Books. Toronto: P. Martin Associates, 1971. Rpt. 2007.

Luedecke, Patti. “Affect and the Body in Melville’s Bartleby and Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki’s Skim.” International Journal of Comic Art 11.2, 2009, pp. 299-321.

McFarlane, Jessica Motherwell. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching 12, 2019, pp. .46-59.

McLaughlin, Mark. “The state of alternative government comics in Canada,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp.16-34.

Mochnacki, Alex. “Calling all copyfighters. Experts as superheroes, comic books as intervention and boundary making in Canadian copyright policy,” Communication, culture and critique 6.4, 2003, pp. 525-549.

MacDonald, Tanis. “Voice in the Gutter: Comics in the Classroom.” From Text to Txting: New Media in the Classroom. Ed. Paul Budra and Clint Burnham.Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2012, pp. 43-68.

Marrone, Daniel. Forging the Past. Seth and the Art of Memory. Jackson: U.P. of Mississippi, 2016.

—. “Pictures at a Remove. Seth’s Drawn Photographs,” ImageText 8.4, 2016, online:

—.”Seth’s Ironic Identities. Forging Canadian History,” CRCL/RCLC 43.1, 2016, pp. 169-176.

—. “Hark! Anachronism,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 176-188.

Meneses, Juan. “A Bakhtinian Approach to Two Graphic Novels: The Individual in Art Spiegelman’s Maus and Chester Brown’s Louis Riel,” International Journal of Comic Art 10.2, 2008, pp. 598-606.

Miller, Ann. “Autobiography in Bande Dessinée,” Textual and Visual Selves: Photography, Film, and Comic Art in French Autobiography. Ed. Natalie Edwards.Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2011, pp. 235-54.

—, and Murray Pratt. “Transgressive Bodies in the Work of Julie Doucet, Fabrice Neaud and Jean-Christophe Menu: Towards a Theory of the Autobiobd,” Belphégor 4.1, 2004, n.p. Web.

Morisson, Valérie. “Histoire, histoires … Blood Upon the Rose de Gerry Hunt et Louis Riel. A Comic Strip Biography de Chester Brown,” Comicalités, 2011, n.p. Online.

Mullins, Katie. “Questioning Comics: Women and Autocritique in Seth’s It’s a Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken.” Canadian Literature 203, 2009, pp.11-27.

Murphyao, Amanda. “Nelvana”, Chambliss, Julian, at al. (dir.) Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men. Superheroes and the American Experience. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, pp.40-54

Murphy, David. “Virtual Canadian Realities: Charting the Scott Pilgrim Universe,” International Journal of Canadian Studies 46, 2012, pp. 495-506.

Murray, Padmini Ray. “Scott Pilgrim vs the Future of Comics Publishing,” Studies in Comics 3.1, 2012, pp. 129-42.

Nayar, Pramod K. « Drawing Migrants and Carceral Spaces. Tings Chak’s Undocumented. » Global Perspectives 1.1, 2020. Online. [Toronto-Canada]

Nicholson, Hope and Rachel Richey. New edition of Nelvana. 2017. (some pages–introduction) Nelvana Comics. Web.

Ormrod, Joan. “The postcolonial … Trillium …,” Grace and Hoffman, pp. 245-260.

Pearson, Laura. “Alternative paradoxes. … Bunjevac,” Grace and Hoffman, pp. 224-244.

Pedri, Nancy. “Re-visualizing the Map in Guy Delisle’s Pyongyang.” Le dispositif texte / image, edited by Julie LeBlanc, special issue of Arborescence: Revue d’études françaises, vol. 4, November 2014, pp. 99-114.

Pellegrin, Annick. “Young, Rich, …,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 83-97 [Les Nombrils Delaf-Dubuc]

Peppard, Anna. “Canada’s Mutant Body: Nationalism and (Super)Multiculturalism in Alpha Flight vs. the X-Men,” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. 26.2 (93), 2015, pp. 311-332.

Peters, Carl. BpNichol Comics. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2010.

Postema, Barbara. “Memories That Don’t Weaken. Seth and Walter Benjamin,” International Journal of Comic Art 6.2, 2004, pp. 266-272.

Precup, Mihaela. “To dream of birds … Bunjevac,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 207-223.

Retallack, G. Bruce. “Paddy, the Priest and the Habitant. Inflecting the Irish Cartoon Stereotype in Canada,” Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 28/29, 2002-2003, pp. 124-147.

Rifkind, Candida. “Drawn from Memory: Comics Artists and Intergenerational Auto/biography,” Canadian Review of American Studies, 38.3, 2008, p399-427. 29p. [some pages on Seth]

—. “The Biotopographies of Seth’s George Sprott (1894-1975),” Material Cultures in Canada, Thomas Allen and Jennifer Blair, eds., Wilfrid Laurier U.P. 2015, pp. 225-246.

—. “Metabiography and black visuality in Ho Che Anderson’s King,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 177-204.

Robbins, Trina. Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists, 1896-2013. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2013.

Roche, Matilda. “Fiona Staples’s and …,” CRCL 2016, pp. 180-193.

Rosenkranz, Patrick. The Artist Himself: A Rand Holmes Retrospective. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2010.

Ruzek, Jessica. The Trace Beyond the Human. MA thesis, U of Lethbridge, 2010.

Ryan, Jamie. “[De]forging Canadian history in Michael DeForge’s Sticks Angelica folk hero.” Howard, Leigh Anne and Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw [eds.] Performativity, cultural construction, and the graphic narrative. London, Routledge, 2019, pp. 202-221.

Rymhs, Deena. “David Collier’s ‘Surviving Saskatoon’ and New Comics,” Canadian Literature 194, 2007, pp. 75-82.

Sacks, Jason. “Gene Day. The man who …,” Grace and Hoffman, 2018, pp. 35-52.

Scanlon, Meaghan. “Canadian Comic Books at Library and Archives Canada,”Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada 56.1/2, 2018, pp. 37-51.

Sinclair, NiigaaNwewidam James. “Teacher’s Guide for 7 Generations Series.” Web.

Skidmore, Jamie. “Implicit and Explicit Video Game Structure in Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs the World,” Engaging with Videogames: Play, Theory, and Practice. Ed. Dawn Stobbart and Monica Evans. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary P, 2014, pp. 247-53.

Smart, Tom. Palookaville. Seth and the Art of Graphic Autobiography. Porcupines’ Quill, 2016.

Smith, Jeff, Jessica Abel, and Matt Madden, ed. The Best American Comics 2013. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

Smith, Will. “Cree, Canadian in Jeff’s Lemire’s Equinox and Justice League,” The Luminary 6.1, Lancaster University, 2015, pp. 14-26.

Spiers, Miriam Brown. “Creating a Haida Manga: The Formline of Social Responsibility.” Sail 26.3, 2014, pp. 41-61.

St-Onge, Ruth-Ellen. “Ray Fawkes’s formal and stylistic …,” Grace and Hoffman, 2016, pp. 189-205.

Thomas, Jean-Pierre. “Enseigner la bande dessinée à Toronto: questions de traditions.” Esthétiques de la distinction en littérature de jeunesse. Ed. Laurent Bazin et al. Frankfurt: Peter Lang: 2013, pp. 309-323.

Thoss, Jeff. “Tell It Like a Game: Scott Pilgrim and Performative Media Rivalry,” Storyworlds Across Media: Toward a Media-Conscious Narratology. Ed. Jan-Noel Thon and Marie-Laure Ryan. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2014, pp. 211-229.

Ty, Eleanor. “The Un-Erotic Dancer. Sylvie Rancourt’s Melody,” Comics Memory. Maaheen Ahmed and Benoît Crucifix (dir.). NY: Palgrave, 2018, pp. 121-141.

Venema, Kathleeen. “Untangling …. Tangles,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 45-74.

Viau, Michel, and John Bell. Au-delà de l’humour: L’histoire de la bande dessinée au Canada anglais et au Québec. Library and Archives Canada, 2002. Web.

Warley, Linda, and Alan Filewod. “Visual silence and graphic memory,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 153-176. [Chantler-2 Generals]

Wolf, Doris. “Unsettling and restorying Canadian indigenous-settler histories in David A. Robertson’s The life of Betty Osborne and Sugar Falls,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 207-234.

Wolk, Douglas. “Chester Brown: The Outsider.” Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo P, 2007, pp. 147-55.

Woo, Benjamin. Red and White Tights: Representations of National Identity in Canadian Comic Books. MA thesis, Simon Fraser U, 2006.

Young, Aine Liang. “I See What You Are Saying: Visual Representations of Comic Sound in Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” International Journal of Comic Art 15.2, 2010, pp. 373-88.

Ziegler, Kevin. Drawing on the Margins of History: English Language Graphic Narratives in Canada. Diss. U of Waterloo, 2013.

Ziegler, Kevin. “Public dialogues. Canadian confessional comics,” Rifkind, 2016, pp. 23-44. [Brown, Doucet, Leavitt, Seth]


Other languages

Cancio, José Luis. “Cerebus” In: Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios en Diseño y Comunicación. Ensayos. March 2018 (66):1-10; Centro de Estudios en Diseño y Comunicación, Facultad de Diseño y Comunicación, Universidad de Palermo, 2018.


About libraries’ policies in Canada

Greyson, Devon. “Glbtq content in comics/graphic novels for teens,” Collection building 26, 2007, pp. 130-134. Piepmeier, Olivia, and Stephanie Grimm [dir.] Comics and critical librarianship. Reframing the narrative in academic libraries. Sacramento. Library Juice Pr. 2019.

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