Comics and genre

Catharine Abell*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe art of comics: a philosophical approach
EditorsAaron Meskin, Roy T. Cook
Place of PublicationChichester, West Sussex
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781444354843
ISBN (Print)9781444334647
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2012


  • Comic features, determining their genre
  • Comics and categories, funny animal comics, romance, superhero
  • Comics and genre
  • Comics genres, and of a comic of a particular genre
  • Comics in the past, confusing art form with popular/influential genres
  • Currie's account, expectations, effects of genre on narrative
  • Feature types, and relevance in a work's genre
  • Genre membership, a single work belonging to more than one
  • Genres and features, interpretative/evaluative expectations
  • Interpreters' expectations, in identifying conversational implicatures

Cite this